2012 Managing Legal Liability in Agritourism and Direct Marketing Operations


Farmers, farmers’ markets and vendors, CSAs, direct marketing entrepreneurs, and other agriculture stakeholders will find the answers at the 2012 Managing Legal Liability in Agritourism and Direct Marketing.  Participants will discuss the  following:

  • Issue of legal risks.
  • Need for liability insurance and appropriate business structure.
  • Analysis of business insurance options.

Working directly with Virginia Tech professor and attorney Jesse Richardson, participants will evaluate different insurance coverage, business organization alternatives, and liability protection strategies.

4 FREE Workshop Locations: Choose which location is best for you. 

Southern VA:  Pepsi Building, 660 Craghead St., Danville, VA  Monday, March 12th   1:00pm – 4:30pm

Southwest VA:  Williams Orchard, 5175 West Lee Highway, Wytheville, VA  Wednesday, March 21st     1:00pm – 4:30pm

Southeast VA:  Quarterpath Recreation Center, 202 Quarterpath Rd., Williamsburg, VA  Wednesday, March 23rd           8:30am – 12:30pm

Northwest VA:  Rockingham County Administration Center, 20 East Gay St., Harrisonburg, VA, Fire & Rescue Training Room, Friday, March 30th   8:30am – 12:20pm.

Contact Linda Jones or Dr. Martha Walker with Virginia Cooperative Extension to register by Friday, March 9th.    Phone:  (434) 766-6761     Email:  walker53@vt.edu   


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