Andrew W. Mellon Undergraduate Fellow in the Humanities
2006—2007 Forum on Travel
Environmental Studies, Philosophy, and Politics and Economics
Traveling to Save Farms: A Look at Agritourism
By exploiting the public’s desire to travel, communities, as well as entire countries, benefit from the money spent. Building on this desire to travel, farmers not only can remain profitable but also save a fading industry and pastime and, most importantly, enhance their nation’s economy. What do different models reveal about the positive implications of agritourism in North America and the possibility for success in the developing world?