AgriSummit 2019

Thursday, April 18th – Friday, April 19th
Salida, CO

Online Registration is now closed
Drop-ins Welcome*
*if reserved lunches are fully accounted for, a different lunch option may be required

AgriSummit is a day-long event highlighting opportunities for networking, discussion and learning focused on local food production and agritourism in the Heart of the Rockies region. Held at Salida’s SteamPlant Event Center on Friday, April 19th. AgriSummit 2019 will also include a lunch featuring local foods, an early season Farmers Market, a silent auction and a Community Open House, complete with local libations tastings, a seed swap and live music!

Who Should Attend?

  • Producers and Landowners:
    -Interested in starting an Agritourism business as part of a diversif
    ied business model
    -Who currently have agritourism events on their land and would like to share their model or learn how to strengthen their current agritourism activities.
  • Beginning Producers interested in learning more about resources and techniques for producing food in the  Central CO Rockies region. 
  • Food Enthusiasts & Community Members! If you are interested in local food, agriculture, community resiliency, rural economies, are interested in learning more about local food initiatives and opportunities, and want to join in on the conversations, this event is for YOU!

New this Year!  Join us Thursday, April 18th in the afternoon for a Farm Tour highlighting area farms, ranches and agritourism sites, followed by a Meet & Greet with CO Commissioner of Agriculture, Kate Greenberg. Pre-registration is required for the Farm Tour, but the Meet & Greet is free and open to the public, to be held at Soulcraft Brewing in Salida from 5-6:30pm.  Kate will give an address at 5:30pm.

Follow these links for more information on the event:

Program & Schedule of Events
Registration Details
Farmers Market & Market Vendor Information
Community Open House
AgriSummit Farm Tour