Welcome to the 10th annual Western Colorado Food & Farm Forum 2022

We continue to monitor the COVID related guidelines regarding the Omicron variant. We are proceeding with an in-person event, with the recommendation that all participants wear a mask, regardless of vaccination status. A virtual ticket option will be available starting Jan 7th. Please follow the “buy tickets” link below.

Friday and Saturday Jan 21-22, 2022

Conference to take place at the Montrose Pavilion & Event Center*

The Western Colorado Food & Farm Forum is the Western Slope’s foremost agriculture conference. The 2022 conference marks the 10th annual event and will be a return to our in-person event! We are so excited to see you all and learn together with local, regional and international speakers sharing their latest research and innovations. We look forward to seeing you January 21-22, 2022.

New! Community Event, Saturday Afternoon

Water Demands: A Creative Water Panel

There’s no easy answer to water concerns in the west.  The conversation is rife with binaries like rural and urban, East Slope and West Slope, upper basin and lower basin.  This way of handling the conversation leads to a conflict mentality that reinforces the dogma of one side vs. the other.  How do we get to a new conversation?  Well, we invite some of the biggest players in Colorado Water to role play as one another.  We’re excited to announce a new kind of water conversation at this year’s Western Colorado Food and Farm Forum.  Speakers will include Andy Mueller (CO River District), Brad Wind (Northern Water), Becky Mitchell(CWCB) , Alex Davis (Aurora Water), Paul Bruchez (Rancher), and Sean Cronin (St. Vrain and Left Hand Water Conservancy District).

* We will adhere to all necessary COVID restrictions as informed by Montrose County Public Health

*Refund Policy: The Western Colorado Food & Farm Forum Committee will take into consideration certain COVID conditions.

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