Hosted & Sponsored By:






SteamPlant Theater and Event Center, Salida 
220 W. Sackett Ave 


Andrea Coen 
Guidestone Colorado


Friday, April 20th - Sunday, April 22nd
Salida, CO

About AgriSummit 2018:
AgriSummit is a day-long event highlighting opportunities for networking, discussion and learning focused on local food production and agritourism in the Heart of the Rockies region. Held at Salida's SteamPlant Event Center on
Friday, April 20th AgriSummit 2018 will also include a lunch featuring local foods, an early season Farmers Market, a silent auction and a Community Open House. The day's events will be followed by a screening of the documentary film, 'Farmers for America'.

Register Now!

Who Should Attend? 

  • Producers and Landowners interested in starting an Agritourism business as part of a diversified business  model or who currently have agritourism events on their land and would like to share their model or learn how to strengthen their current agritourism activities.
  • Beginning Producers interested in learning more about resources and techniques for producing food in the  Central CO Rockies region.
  • Local Food Enthusiasts interested in learning more about local food initiatives and opportunities.
  • Educators & Community Members interested in learning more about the role of agriculture in education.

Schedule of Events
Friday, April 20th
8:30am - Registration Opens
9:00 am - Welcome/ Opening Remarks
9:30am - Workshops
10:45am - Workshops
12:00pm - Lunch Served, provided by Seasons Cafe/ Vendors/ Networking/ Silent Auction
1:00pm - Keynote Address: Joe & Jenn Wheeling of The James Ranch

2:30pm - Workshops
3:45pm - Workshops
4:30pm - Community Open House/ Farmers Market/Libations/ Silent Auction
6:00pm - Theater Opens
6:30pm - Opening Speakers
7:00pm - Movie Screening of 'Farmers For America'/ Silent Auction Closes

Friday AgriSummit + Movie Screening - $60
Friday AgriSummit only (includes lunch) - $50

Friday Movie Screening Only - $10

For Farmers and Ranchers specifically interested in pursuing agritourism, scholarships are available.  Please inquire at for more information.

To reserve a booth at the Farmer's Marketplace, hosted by Foodshed Alliance, please email

Sponsorship opportunities are available.  Please inquire at for more information.

If you would like to host a tour at your farm or ranch on Saturday, April 21st, please contact

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