Helping local farmers create and profit from farm-based tourism opportunities is the idea behind West Virginia University Extension Service’s new Agritourism Initiative – Potomac Highlands, a training program for aspiring and beginning agritourism operators across the state.

A reduced rate of $30 for the cost of the entire course package is available to distance learners. IParticipants are required to attend all sessions: Saturday March 4, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm; Tuesday March 14, 5:30 – 9 pm; Tuesday March 28, 5:30 – 9 pm; Tuesday April 11, 5:30 – 9 pm and Saturday April 22, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm.

For more information about the statewide initiative, contact Dee Singh-Knights at dosingh-knights@mail.wvu.edu or 304-293-7606.

Potomac Highlands AgriTourism Initiative

POTOMAC HIGHLANDS: Receive certification as a “West Virginia Agritourism Initiative Business.” This is your ‘One-Stop-Shop’ to explore agritourism and farm-based education. 3/14– 5.30pm to 9.00pm; 3/28 – 5.30pm to 9.00pm; 4/11– 5.30pm to 9.00pm; 4/22 8.30am to 3.30pm Reduced Rate for Distance Learni…