2024 AgriSummit Conference
Grit in the Rural West: Connections for Resilience
Wednesday, March 6th – Friday, March 8th, 2024
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
The AgriSummit Planning Committee is working diligently to create an exciting and meaningful conference. We will continue to add new information as details are finalized. We can’t wait to see you at the conference!
Wednesday, March 6th: Next Gen networking event for aspiring farmers and ranchers, students and young people getting into agricultural and food systems work.
Thursday, March 7th: Morning workshop; Afternoon farm, ranch, and agritourism tour; Happy hour and Film screening.
Friday, March 8th: Full conference day at the Salida SteamPlant Event Center, including a welcome address, breakout sessions on a variety of production, agritourism, and community interest topics, a local foods lunch, a keynote address, and a Community Open House and Seed Swap. From 3:30-5:00pm, the Community Open House and Seed Swap are open to all, no need to pre-register! Friday will also include a virtual track.
Please check back often, as we will be updating event details as they get finalized. We look forward to offering this opportunity to network, discuss, and learn about agritourism, agriculture, and local food. All are welcome, and we encourage community members to attend — we hope you’ll join us!
Seed Swap at AgriSummit!
If you save seeds, definitely mark your calendar for the Seed Swap, which is part of the Community Open House! The Community Open House is open to the public, with a suggested $5 donation, and also features vendors, live music and local libation samples.
Vendor and Sponsorship Opportunities
AgriSummit includes full day and half day opportunities to participate in our Farmers Market as a vendor. Click here for more details and to register.
Sponsors are an integral part of the success of AgriSummit. If you would be interested in becoming an event sponsor, please contact Andrea Coen: [email protected]
Who should attend AgriSummit?
- Producers and Landowners interested in learning about production and agritourism techniques.
- 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, and rural economies; want to learn more about local food initiatives and opportunities; and are eager to join in on the conversations, this event is for YOU!