AgCenter to hold agritourism workshop

By Nikki Henderson |

Published 08/28 2014 11:41AM

Updated 08/28 2014 11:43AM

The LSU AgCenter will offer an agritourism workshop in Hammond.

The session will take place from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Oct. 30 at the Hammond Research Station.

According to AgCenter agritourism coordinator Dora Hatch participants will hear from experts about how to create an agritourism venue, attract visitors and market their business.

The workshop also will include a presentation on how to become a certified agritourism operator under the 2008 Louisiana Agritourism Limited Liability Law.

The event will conclude with a tour of Mrs. Heather's Pumpkin Patch in Albany, which is about 20 minutes from the station.

Registration is $15 per individual or $20 per couple before Oct. 20, or $20 per individual and $25 per couple the day of workshop. Lunch is included, but transportation to the pumpkin patch is up to individual attendees.

For more information or to register, contact Hatch at (318) 927-9654 or

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