County residents want agritourism on ag land
July 13, 2022
In the ongoing discussion around whether and how to permit agritourism activities, Skagit County residents believe preserving the county’s rural character should be a top priority.
In a spring 2022 public survey on options for agritourism, 80% of respondents called this policy goal “very important” or “important.”
Other goals identified as important: that agritourism relate to onsite agriculture; that agritourism uses have adequate water, septic and parking infrastructure; and that traffic and parking not impact agriculture.
The survey wraps up a two-year process that included...