One of the challenges in discussing and measuring agritourism is defining it. Are all farm-based retail operations considered “agritourism,” or merely those which offer farm experiences beyond simply purchasing farm products? The boundaries of agritourism activities remains difficult and are discussed further in this article.
All in all, 2016 was another reasonably good year for most Northeast greenhouse and nursery growers, and 2017 should be even a little bit better, provided the all-important weather cooperates. The industry also has some emerging trends for production and marketing.