Thanks to all who helped to make the 2016 Forum a success. Click here to see the 2016 presentations.

Working to improve the sustainable production, marketing and consumption of local foods

The conference has a wide array of breakout sessions which convey vital, regionally specific agricultural information in areas including maximizing crop and livestock production, innovative agricultural marketing and management strategies, and specialty crops.

Two Day Schedule

Friday, January 22, 2016
10:00-12:00 – Join American Grassfed Association and others for a listening session about the potential for a regional humane mobile processing unit. Friendship Hall, Montrose County Fairgrounds. No registration necessary.
1:00-4:30 – Pre-conference click here for details on the two pre-conference workshop options.
5:00 pm –  Food and Farm Forum Mixer at the Two Rascals Brewery. We’ll serve a delicious hearty soup prepared with local foods by Pine Cone Catering and provided by Valley Food Partnership (first come, first serve). Everyone Welcome.

Saturday, January 23, 2016 Click here to download the complete breakout schedule.
8:30-5:00 – Fourth Annual Western Colorado Food and Farm Forum at the Montrose Pavilion (1800 E Pavilion Pl, Montrose, CO 81401). Doors open at 7:30am
6:30 pm – 2nd Annual Food and Farm Forum Bowling Tournament at the Rose Bowl in Montrose

The conference is for anyone with an interest in the future of agriculture, including: ranchers, farmers, gardeners, students, and ag professionals. Whether you’re looking to improve or innovate on your existing practices, the forum has myriad resources and networking opportunities.

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