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Cover for Rural enterprise business development in the developed world.

This chapter provides an overview of rural business development in the developed world, offering UK, US and European perspectives on the development of rural tourism enterprises, including farm tourism and culinary tourism. The chapter illustrates the importance of public funding to the development ...

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Murray, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647494)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Foodscapes as alternate ways of knowing: advancing sustainability and climate consciousness through tactile space.

This chapter explores the philosophical conceptualizations of the role of farms and foodscapes as literal and conceptual places of tactile space in the peri-urban environment, and raises important questions about connecting foodscapes to concerns and knowledge on climate change and sustainability....

Author(s)
Cavaliere, C. T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390141)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The urban-rural tourism relationship: a case of suburban farm shops.

This chapter provides insight into the role of farm shops as tourism businesses that navigate the urban and rural environments, utilizing both to create a unique tourism product. Through seven semi-structured interviews with farm shop managers and owners in suburban England, this chapter attempts...

Author(s)
Slocum, S. L.; Curtis, K. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390141)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Farm and food tourism as a strategy for linking rural and urban land, people and place: the case of Western North Carolina.

Using an instrumental case study approach, this chapter unpacks the integrated system of farm and food tourism in Western North Carolina (WNC) into its constituent elements to better understand how its place-based tourism links rural and urban constituencies, forging relationships between its land...

Author(s)
Mathews, L. G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390141)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Food and wine tourism best practice: case studies from around the world.

This chapter looks at a selection of food and wine enterprises that have successfully incorporated tourism hospitality into their product. The case studies offer many new ideas to help plan, develop and organize tours to welcome visitors to wineries, farms and other food or wine enterprises. For...

Author(s)
Croce, E.; Perri, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391278)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Transformation and the WWOOF exchange: the host experience.

This chapter draws upon research conducted in Australia to explore Willing Workers on Organic Farms (WWOOF) hosts' experiences during interactions with WWOOF travellers, and the outcomes of these experiences. It is argued that the WWOOF exchange inherently offers transformative potential for hosts. ...

Author(s)
Deville, A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643922)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for On-farm marketing and activities.

This chapter focuses on on-farm marketing and activities related to food tourism and farm tourism. The discussion covers: farm gate sales/roadside stands; the pick your own (PYO) model; farm shops or farm markets; unusual produce, rare breeds and fish farms as tourist attractions; the farm as a...

Author(s)
Stanley, J.; Stanley, L.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645018)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Transformational tourism: tourist perspectives.

This book deals with the issue of how travel and tourism, if developed in a proper form, can contribute to human transformation, growth and development, and change human behaviour and our relationship with the world. The volume investigates the experiences offered by travel and tourism that can...

Author(s)
Reisinger, Y.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642093)
Type
Book
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Cover for WWOOFing tourists: beaten tracks and transformational paths.

This chapter examines the growing phenomenon of WWOOFing (Willing Workers on Organic Farms) farm tourism and how it functions at the human-human level outside of commoditized relations. The chapter highlights key findings from recent research that indicate the ways in which 'WWOOFing' constitutes...

Author(s)
Deville, A.; Wearing, S.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642093)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Facilitating agritourism.

This chapter discusses information sources that facilitate agritourism i.e. maps, guidebooks, flyers and the internet. The chapter also presents offices dealing with professional agritourism and the problem of the souvenir industry.

Author(s)
Sznajder, M.; Przezbórska, L.; Scrimgeour, F.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934828)
Type
Book chapter

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