Much of our work with agritourism farms is designing master plans for new developments or accommodating current and future growth at existing agritourism farms. Master plans typically include site plans and floor plans for buildings.
When many farms developed their original layouts and facilities, they didn't anticipate the growth they would experience. This has become especially true since the pandemic. We have agritourism clients who have seen their business double since 2019. As a result, many have found the need to expand, but parts of their existing layouts will not allow that in their current configuration or location. The solution often requires rearrangement or relocation of some parts. Here are just a few examples of the types of issues we've solved developing new master plans for our agritourism clients:
The design of any agritourism facility is a giant puzzle with many pieces that must be adequately sized for current capacities and future growth and have the right adjacencies to each other. The property's configuration and size, potential points of customer vehicle access, location of existing buildings, including back-of-the-house maintenance facilities, topography and drainage, zoning issues, and many other considerations must be considered to develop a workable master plan.
If you're facing any challenges with your existing layout or planning a new agritourism facility, don't hesitate to contact us to discuss how we can assist you with its design and different aspects of its operation.