These tours are supported by Beginning Farmers and Ranchers Development Program Grant no. 2016-70017-25501 from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture.


Mosca, Cortez & Boone, CO  


Guidestone Colorado

Colorado Land Link is a program of Guidestone Colorado, a 501c3 non-profit dedicated to growing a vibrant agricultural future through education, community building and partnerships.


Growing Your Farm Business:
Summer Farm and Field Experiences

Saturday, May 4 - Mosca, CO
Saturday, May 11 - Cortez, CO
Friday, May 17 - Boone, CO

Guidestone Colorado, The Rocky Mountain Farmers Union, and the Colorado Tourism Office, along with our partners Valley Roots Food Hub, Southwest Farm Fresh Cooperative and Excelsior Food Hub (AVOG), 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.

Registration is now open for all tours.
Tour sites will be updated as they are confirmed.

Saturday, May 4 - Mosca, CO
9 am - 3 pm

Partner: Valley Roots Food Hub
Hosts: Rio Grande Farm Park, Elliott Farms, 
Colorado Farm Brewery/Colorado Malting Company 

Saturday, May 11 - Cortez, CO
9 am - 3 pm
Partner: Southwest Farm Fresh Cooperative
Hosts: Tierra Vida, Old Fort at Hesperus, 
Rocky Draw Farm 

Friday, May 17 - Boone, CO
9 am - 3 pm
Partner: Excelsior Food Hub (AVOG)
Hosts: Excelsior Farmers Exchange, Larga Vista Ranch, Hobbs & Meyer Farms