Program & Schedule of Events

Content and discussions will be relevant to next generation and established producers as well as local food enthusiasts, educators, and community members.

Information about session topics and speakers will be incorporated as details are finalized.

Program Descriptions – Coming soon!
Presenter BiosĀ – Coming soon!

2020 Schedule of Events

Thursday, April 16th, 2020
9 am-12 pmVisioning Course for Aspiring Farmers & Ranchers
Facilitated by Jennifer Visitacion.
12-1 pmLunch (for Visioning Course participants)
1-5 pmFarm & Ranch Tours
Highlighting area farms, ranches and agritourism sites.
5:00-6:30 pmMeet & Greet with Mark Winne, Author of Food Town USA
Location: Soulcraft Brewing, Salida
Free and open to the public! Join us in welcoming Mark to our community, and take advantage of this opportunity to engage in conversations around community building and local food, ask questions, and get your copy of Food Town USA signed. Mark will provide an address at 5:30 pm.
Friday, April 17th, 2020
8:00-8:30 amRegistration
8:30-9:00 amWelcome/Opening Remarks
Welcome to AgriSummit, Andrea Earley Coen, Executive Director, Guidestone Colorado
9:00-10:00 am3 Concurrent Breakout Sessions
10:15-11:15 am3 Concurrent Breakout Sessions
11:30 am-12:30 pmLunch, Vendors, and Silent Auction
12:30-1 pmKeynote Address
1:15-2:15 pm3 Concurrent Breakout Sessions
2:30-3:30 pm3 Concurrent Breakout Sessions
3:30-5:30 pmFREE Community Open House Hootenanny!
Farmers Market, Local Libations, Seed Exchange, Live Music & Silent Auction
The open house is free and open to the public!
Saturday, April 18th, 2020
9 am-12 pmHands-On Grafting Workshop with Eric Johnson of Widespread Malus
Community & School Farm
Attendees will learn to bench graft apple trees and take home 3 trees. Attendees can graft additional trees, subject to availability, for $5 each. Limited to 15 attendees.