Agritourism workshop planned for Grand Junction

A workshop on agritourism is scheduled for Sept. 11 in Grand Junction.

The full-day workshop is planned for the Mesa County Fairgrounds. The registration fee is $25 per person, which includes lunch and resource materials. The registration deadline is Sept. 7.

The workshop will feature sessions on liability, identifying markets, managing risk, community and regulatory issues and a panel discussion with agritourism business owners.

The workshop is sponsored by the Colorado Department of Agriculture, Colorado State University and the Lavender Association of Western Colorado. For more information or to register, visit

“This workshop is an opportunity for producers to learn about agritourism and see if it is a viable concept for their operation,” said Wendy White, marketing specialist at the Colorado Department of Agriculture.