In its most basic sense, agro-tourism can be thought of as just that; the integration of tourism and agriculture. In Teso, we welcome visitors to agro-tourism as the next step in eco-aware living, an opportunity to educate and influence buying and lifestyle choice.
It’s no secret that Iteso love farming so you can say they are really good at it. Here are a few of the farming systems you can check out:
- Horticulture: the agriculture of plants, mainly for food, materials, comfort, and beauty for decoration.
- Irrigation systems: a system of supplying (land) with water by means of artificial canals, ditches, etc, esp to promote the growth of food crops.
- Urban farming: the practice of cultivating, processing, and distributing food in or around urban areas.
- Bee Farming
Apollo Bee Farm – Buzz through this local bee farm that has established sites for beekeeping, demonstrating the social nature of bees, and providing visitors an opportunity to observe a beekeeper’s management practices-work. This involves observing the local bee-human relationship including the methods of making honey and bee products in ecological, food, and medicinal aspects.
On the sites, Apollo Honey Farm promotes activities related to api-tourism where people/tourists visit bee farmer’s apiaries, have open-air museums to find out about other bee products, to watch how bee colony live, to recognize the ecological correlation between a man and bees.
They also come to learn and deal with the culture (foods,) and traditions (homesteads, medicines etc) of beekeepers (rural communities) considered as the most sustainable way of development.