For Farmers

Agritourism Safety and Health Best Practices Checklists

Agritourism Bio-security Checklist
Agritourism Emergency Preparedness Checklist
Agritourism Food Safety Checklist
Agritourism Negligence Mitigation Suggestions
Agritourism Pesticide Safety Checklist
Agritourism Play Area Checklist

Producer Regulations 

Employment Regulations
Farmers' Market/Local Food Markets
Food Safety Guidelines
Health/Safety/Disability Guidelines
Organic Certification
Registering a Business
Tourist Oriented Directional Signing (TODS) from Iowa DOT
Compendium of Measures to Prevent Disease Associated with Animals in Public Settings

Business and Marketing Planning 

Business Planning, AgPlan, by the University of Minnesota. 
Business Planning, New England Small Farm Institute 
Agritourism Emergency Preparedness, The Ohio State University
Bed and Breakfast or Farm Vacation Home Business Plan, Mississippi State University Extension
Choosing Market Channels, Northeast Beginning Farmers Project, Cornell University
Market Plan Research & Sample Plans, Northeast Beginning Farmers Project, Cornell University 
Marketing Your Farm, Hobby

Legal Considerations

National Agriculture Law Center - Agritourism 
Associated Legal Issues and Concerns, National Agriculture Law Center Research Note, Roger A McEowen. April 2003.
State of Iowa Recreational Statues, National Agriculture Law Center.

Linked Resources

Iowa Buy Fresh Buy Local Chapters
Iowa Organizations Supporting Agritourism
Training Resources