Growing Smarter Together: A Roundtable Discussion on Increasing Individual Produce Production through Collective Solutions
Feb
16
12:30 PM12:30

Growing Smarter Together: A Roundtable Discussion on Increasing Individual Produce Production through Collective Solutions

What is Limiting Your Farm’s Fruit & Vegetable Production?

Join other market farmers to share skills & explore collective solutions that will help increase your farm’s income through more efficient production, harvest, & marketing strategies.

In the roundtable, you will:

  • Identify bottlenecks in your farm's production, harvest and sales.

  • Discuss skills with area farmers that address these inefficiencies.

  • Discuss and initiate collaborative solutions to these bottlenecks.

  • Learn about local labor pool development efforts begun by the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union and Fort Lewis College.

  • Come away with opportunities to attend farm demonstrations and to access farm business consulting services with the Small Business Development Center .

Register Here…it’s Free!

Contact Kendra at 970-846-1324 with any questions

Sponsored by Southwest Farm Fresh Farmer Cooperative and the SW CO Small Business Development Center

Sponsored by Southwest Farm Fresh Farmer Cooperative and the SW CO Small Business Development Center

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Growing Your Farm Business:  Summer Farm and Field Experiences
Jul
28
9:00 AM09:00

Growing Your Farm Business: Summer Farm and Field Experiences

Guidestone Colorado, The Rocky Mountain Farmers Union, and the Colorado Tourism Office, along with our partners at Southwest Farm Fresh Cooperative, Valley Roots Food Hub, and Excelsior Food Hub, are offering an opportunity to beginning farmers and ranchers and prospective food hub members to meet farmers and ranchers and see their operations first-hand. Lunch will be provided. Transportation will be up to individual participants, and specific farm site details and directions will be provided after registering. 

Saturday, July 28
9 am - 4:30 pm

Partner: Southwest Farm Fresh Cooperative in Cortez, CO
Farm Bistro, Cortez
Terra Sana Farm, Mancos
Mountain Roots, Mancos
Home Grown Farm, Bayfield

For more information and to register, please go to:

http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07efigr9cte72a8cad&llr=5w4brhfab

 

 

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