Magazine cover showing a headshot of a goat with beard and horns
Photo credit: Jason Entsminger, University of Maine

NERCRD agritourism research brief featured in Mainebiz story

A feature story written by Renee Cordes and published in Mainebiz includes research on agritourism that was published by NERCRD. The story, which also features a quote by one of the research authors, Jason Entsminger (University of Maine), provides insights into the latest data on Maine agritourism farms, and interviews the managers of several different Maine-based agricultural operations that have incorporated agritourism activities into their business models. The data brief referenced in the article is titled “Agritourism and Recreational Services on US Farms: Data from the 2022 Census of Agriculture,” and was written by Entsminger and Claudia Schmidt (Penn State and NERCRD).