b'Farm to TableA G R I T O U R I S M P L AY S A V I TA L R O L EI N M O O R E C O U N T YYou may wonder what agritourism is all about.Agritourism is the act of visiting a working farm or any agricultural, horticul-tural, or agribusiness operations for the purpose of enjoyment, education or active involvement in the activities of the farm or operations.Simply stated, agritourism could be thought of as the crossroads of tourism and agriculture.Stated more technically, agritourism can be defined as a form of commercial enterprise that links ag-ricultural production and/or processing with tourism in order to attract visitors onto a farm, ranch, or other agricultural business for the purposes of entertaining and/or educating the visitors and generating income for the farm, ranch, or business owner. Slow FarmRegardless of the exact definition or terminology, any definition of agritourism should include the following four factors: com-binestheessentialelementsofthetourismandagriculture industries; attracts members of the public to visit agricultural operations; is designed to increase farm income; and provides recreation,entertainment,and/oreducationalexperiencesto visitors.Thetermagritourismisoftenusedinterchangeablywith agri-tourism, agrotourism, farm tourism, agricultural tour-ism, or agritainment. Misty Morning RanchThe Visit NC Farms Phone App, developed by the N.C.Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services,connects millions of North Carolina residents and visitors to farmers and local foodone community at a time.The Visit NC Farms App connects the dots in communities across North Carolina. Using cell phone technology, residents and visitors can find farms closest to them with products and activities that interest them. Visitors can use the app to explore farms, farmers markets and local restaurants that are off the beaten path and unique to each community. Why should you download the Visit NC Farms App?The app showcases farms on the app allowing you to research and view participating farms in the Moore County area while you are here!Listed is an expansive and ever-growing collection of agriculture-based offerings. With both a map and a list view, you can easily find the farm closest to you or filter based on offerings.Farm listings feature a brief summary, engaging imagery, and push button shortcuts to call, visit a farms website or get directions.User and member feedback ensures that the app stays relevant and up to date.There are significant social, economic and environmental ben-efits to Agritourism in Moore County. Its the perfect way to learn about our community.The Visit NC Farms App is bridging the gap between urban and rural. Find local and state farmers markets as well as pick-your-own farms and roadside stands.26 ::/homeofgolf @usahomeofgolf @homeofamericangolf'