Full day experience touring farms and participating in farming demonstrations throughout Pueblo County.
Lunch will be served at the CSU Arkansas Valley Research Center
Date: Friday, August 20, 2021
Time: 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Cost: $10.00 Seating is limited.
Deadline to register is Friday, August 13th
Tour of Northern Colorado Produce Farms
Farming in urban interface creates unique challenges and opportunities for produce growers. Join us for a bus tour of fruit and vegetable farms ranging from 2 – 2000 acres and take a deeper dive into local food. Hear perspectives from farmers at tour stops and from ag professionals joining the tour. Ask questions and explore:
- Key issues Northern Colorado produce growers face
- Sustainable agriculture business needs for Northern Colorado produce farms
- What produce is available when and where to you can buy it
Lunch and snacks included.
This tour is sponsored by the Colorado Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association with funding from a Specialty Crop Block Grant through the Colorado Department of Agriculture. Learn more at coloradoproduce.org
Location: Departing from Boulder County Fairgrounds at 9595 Nelson Rd, Longmont, CO.
Date: August 28, 2021
Time: 9am to 4pm
Registration Cost: $15
Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2021-keep-it-fresh-tour-tickets-165014876939