The increasing popularity of corn mazes, wineries, barn weddings, and similar activities throughout the country can raise a number of issues at the local level. Concerns related to agritourism include traffic, parking, noise, lighting, and sanitation. Planners are often at the forefront of land use discussions relating to agritourism and should have a working knowledge of potential issues and ways to address community concerns. Planners should also preemptively think about how issues related to agritourism could arise in the future.
The expert panel will explain how communities have dealt with agritourism in creative and innovative ways by providing contemporary examples.
This session highlights contemporary issues related to agritourism and ways that some communities attempt to balance multiple interests in their community.