Brent Warner, an agritourism specialist with the British Columbia Ministry of Agriculture, recently told a tourism conference in Grand Junction. “Agritourism is the fastest-growing tourism product in the world right now.”
According to an article in the Denver Post, “Colo. agritourism a win-wine situation,” Colorado is center stage. In fact, “23 percent of surveyed visitors to Colorado reported agritourism was a primary or secondary reason for their trip” last year. Visiting farms and ranches are the most popular agritourism activity here, although the interest in vineyards is growing on the Western Slope, making it almost as popular.