Member Benifits

  • Collective voice of agritourism farmers on key issues and initiatives.
  • The ability to easily connect with hundreds of agritourism farmers from across NC who share very similar interests and concerns. Your farm placed on the NC Agritourism “Find-A-Farm” interactive map.
  • Dedicated and involved Executive Board, District Directors and industry-related Advisors.
  • Networking/Collaboration of ideas with other farmers passionate about welcoming visitors.
  • Advisory and collaborative support with the N.C. Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, teamed with Agritourism Marketing Specialist, Annie Baggett and Agribusiness Assistant Director, Ron Fish.
  • Marketing/Advertising opportunities through the ever-evolving www.nc-ana-org website, NCDA&CS, www.VisitNCFarms.com and statewide media contacts and stakeholders.
  • Access and participation in data-collection and research studies with North Carolina State University and North Carolina A&T State University on industry relevant topics and needs.
  • Co-writes grants or seeks partnership support from aligned organizations to benefit agritourism farms.
  • Collaboration with local government (commissioners and elected officials) and municipal interaction on issues important to agritourism farmers.
  • Partnership with other non-profit organizations and private industry to increase the value of the North Carolina Agritourism Networking Association brand.
  • Continuing education opportunities for farms welcoming visitors.
  • First-rate Annual Conference with exceptional Farm Tour and relevant/informative session topics helpful for the aspiring, beginner or seasoned farmer.
  • Opportunity to purchase weather durable metal NC Agritourism Liability Warning signs at a discounted rate.
  • Receive two free paper grade signs with new membership.
  • Member discounts on NC Agritourism Bus Tour & Conference registration.
  • Access to a private Facebook group for easy and personal communication among members.