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Finger Lakes Farm Country Conference

  • Friday, February 23, 2018, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The focus will be on the development and sustainability of agritourism in the southern Finger Lakes region which covers Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben, Tioga, and Yates counties. The day will begin with a breakfast and networking hour which will be followed by an introduction to the new regional agritourism planning team and a presentation of a new regional agritourism plan. Keynote speaker (Fill in name and title here) will present on (fill in topic here) followed by a Q&A session. After the keynote presentation, conference attendees will enjoy a farm to table buffet style lunch featuring local ingredients, plus a beverage pairing presentation featuring local farmers and beverage producers! In the afternoon the conference will break into two separate workshops. Attendees may choose one to attend. The first workshop will discuss what it means to be visitor ready and addresses the processes involved, and the second workshop will discuss farm to restaurant (add details to expand upon). Both workshops will be presented by a panel of experts. The conference will conclude with a closing “Where Do We Go From Here” presentation that will discuss next steps and strategies in the development of new markets and opportunities in agritourism. Following the conference join us for the TasteFLXpo from 5pm – 8pm. Cost $50 per person. For more information and to register, please visit https://flxfarmcountry.ticketleap.com/conference/details

Contact

Shona Ort
Agricultural Resource Educator
sbo6@cornell.edu
(607) 734-4453 ext 227

Location

Corning Community College
The Commons Building
1 Academic Drive
Corning, New York 14830