Ecological Agriculturists

For Slapnicka (2008, p.27) the agroturismo is a recent segment in the tourist exploration with characteristics come back to the local culture, to the typical customs, the social life and its interaction with the local way of life. The Agroturismo in way to the practical agriculturists, in peculiar spaces and natural landscapes forms differentiated scenes of other environments, becoming a generating activity of profits for the properties and its entorno. 1,5 Experiences in Brazil For Rodrigues (2003, p.101) the Agricultural Tourism is a relatively new modality of tourism in Brazil when compared with other modalities, such as ' ' model sun and praia' ' ' ' ecoturismo' '. It does not have necessary registers, but it is had that at the beginning of the decade of 1980, in the city of Lages, situated in catarinense plateaus, had initiated the first activities, with the objective to use to advantage the structure of farms, farming ranches and activities. The initiative if it gave in the farm White Rocks, where the property offered spends the night and participation in the daily activities, offering to the tourist ' ' one day in campo' '. The farms of the Mire and Big hole also are considered the pioneers in this activity. The city of Lages is considered ' ' National capital of the Rural&#039 Tourism; '.

This new modality was multiplied quickly, mainly in the regions South and Southeastern of Brazil. Currently it can be added that in all Brazil experiences of agricultural tourism exist. The city of Santa Rosa de Lima, situated to the hillsides of the General Mountain range, in Santa Catarina, if detaches in national scene, and hosts the Association of Agroturismo Received in the Colony-AAAC, that also encloses the cities of Anitpolis, Burnt Farm, River Fortuna and Gravatal, all located in the outskirts of the city headquarters. Had to the ambient explorations of improper form, Santa Rosa de Lima and too much cities of Encosta of the Mountain range they had felt the necessity to search new alternatives productive, being that in middle of the year of 1996, with a proposal productive and economic come back toward the agroecolgica production, the Association of the Ecological Agriculturists of the Hillsides of the Generality Mountain range is established then.