Default Company Logo ImageSouthwest Grassfed Livestock Alliance (SWGLA)


Laurie Bower 
Southwest Grassfed Livestock Alliance (SWGLA) 


Wednesday November 14, 2012 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM MST

Add to Calendar 


Embassy Suites - Albuquerque 
1000 Woodward Place Northeast
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Driving Directions 

Annual Meeting and Dinner - Nov 14th 2012  5-7pm  Albuquerque, NM

Join SWGLA and our network of grass-fed and local livestock enthusiasts for: 

  • Dinner featuring local grass-fed beef donated by Panorama Meats
  • Guest Speaker and Holistic Management pioneer, * Allan SavoryWithout Grass-fed Beef There is No Future
  •   A fun, short live auction with SWGLA Board member and former professional auctioneer, Bob Richardson, and co-host "Cowman Miranda".  Items include ranch stays, grazing planning software and consultation with Kirk Gadzia, lunch and firewood from the Goodloes' Carrizo Valley Ranch, a bat house and more!
  • Updates on SWGLA activities and election of new officers.

This is a great opportunity to learn about new developments in grass-fed markets in the Southwest and to network with other ranchers, professionals and alliance members.

SWGLA Board of Directors

SWGLA Board of Director Members (from top left) David Trew (Trew Earth Organics), Bob Richardson (St. Johns College), Darrell Wood (Panorama Meats), Mimi Sidwell (JX Ranch), Nancy Ranney (President SWGLA + Ranney Ranch) and Laurie Bower (Director).  Not pictured:  Michael Bain (Twin Willows Ranch), Ed Fredrickson (University of Kentucky), Cheryl Goodloe (Vice President SWGLA + Carrizon Valley Ranch)), Walt Marshall (Treasurer SWGLA + Six Bar Eight Ranch) Alana McGrattan, Paul Schwennesen (Double Check Ranch) and Pat Walsh (NM State Parks)

* Allan Savory is a Zimbabwean biologist, farmer, soldier, exile, environmentalist and winner of the 2003 Banksia International Award.[1] and the 2010 Buckminster Fuller Challenge.[2] He is the originator of Holistic Management.