Cultivating Local Farm Economies Webinar Series: Part 1 Introduction to Agritourism and Local Planning and Zoning

June 7, 2021 12:00PM - 1:00PM

Contact: Garrett Ziegler

MSU Extension is pleased to present a new webinar series focused on education around local planning and zoning, the Michigan Right to Farm Act and emerging Agritourism strategies. This four part webinar series will be hosted every Monday in June at 12pm and consist of 1 hour webinars. The first webinar in the series is June 7th - Introduction to Agritourism and Local Planning and Zoning.

Webinars will feature speakers from MSU Extension’s Land Use and Community Food Systems Teams as well as testimonials from farmers who have successfully navigated the local planning and zoning environment to ensure successful agritourism ventures. This series is intended for many different audiences including local planning and zoning professionals and board members, new and existing agritourism operators, local tourism promoters and professionals and anyone else with an interest in this timely and relevant topic. Attendees are encouraged to attend all the webinars in the series, but may also pick and choose webinars based on your educational needs. Participants can earn up to 4 Master Citizen Planner (MCP) continuing education hours (1 per webinar). 

Registration is available through MSU Extension, please click on the registration button below.

The Webinar series can be accessed by a one-time cost of $25 for the whole series.

Organizers understand 12pm on a Monday may be a difficult time for certain audiences to attend a webinar. With that in mind, recordings of the webinars will be made available for all paid registrants.


Tags: agritourism, community, community food systems, community vitality, farm market, farm to table, land use and planning, planning, tourism

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