Small Acreage Management:

Arapahoe County Farm Tour
September 27, 2014

Farm tour Join us for a farm tour to learn about soil health, urban vegetable and fruit production, and grazing management. This educational tour will visit two urban farms in Greenwood Village, CO. We will be outside, so please bring sun protection, appropriate clothing for the weather, and wear shoes for walking around the farm and pasture fields. Lunch will be provided. Tour location is at 6000 E. Belleview Avenue, Greenwood Village, CO.

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Arapahoe County Farm Tour Agenda

8:30 - 9:00 am Registration at 6000 E. Belleview Ave, Greenwood Village, CO
9:00 – 9:15 am Welcome and Introductions
9:15 – 9:30 am Overview of farm by owner Margaret Griffes
9:30 – 10:30 am Urban Fruit and Vegetable Production by Jennifer Redmond
of Table Mountain Farms CSA
10:30 – 11:00 am Water Conservation on Landscapes and Gardens
11:00 – 12:15 pm Soil Pit and Soils Discussion by Andy Steinert,
USDA-NRCS Soil Scientist
12:15 – 1:00 pm Lunch (provided)
1:00 – 1:30 pm Walk to pasture and Overview by John Myers,
owner of Llamas Colorado
1:30 – 2:45 pm Pasture Management and Rotational Grazing- by Casey Matney,
CSU Extension Range Specialist
2:45 – 3:00 pm Wrap-up and Evaluations

Registration is $15 per person or $20 for a couple. It includes lunch and educational material. Farm tourCLICK HERE to register for the Arapahoe County Farm Tour.

Registration deadline is Sept. 22, 2014. Space is limited to 50 people.

This educational farm tour is made possible by tour hosts, Margaret Griffes and John Myers, funding from WSARE, CSU Extension, and USDA-NRCS.

Programs are available to all without discrimination. If you need special accommodation(s) to participate in the event listed, please contact Danielle DuBois at 303-738-7977 or DDuBois@arapahoegov.com. Your request must be submitted at least 5 days in advance of event.
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Recommended Pre-Requisite Webinars

Please take time to watch at least one of these recorded webinars pertaining to the topics we will discuss in further detail during the tour. Each webinar is approximately 1 hour long.

Farm Tour

Updated Friday, September 12, 2014