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Classes at Chatfield

 

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations more than one week prior to a class are subject to a 15% cancellation fee. Cancellations with less than one weeks notice are non-refundable; please consider your payment a donation to the Gardens.

 

Front Range Beginning Farmers Conference

 

The average age of U.S. farmers today is 58. Two acres of farmland are lost every minute. Many people dream of starting a farm, but lack access to land, capital, education, and training.

Join us for the Front Range Beginning Farmer’s Conference, featuring instructional workshops from regional experts, targeted towards small scale, sustainable farming. Come share your ideas, knowledge and questions and enjoy lunch and a post-conference social hour with local experts and aspiring farmers.

The conference is targeted to those who are considering starting an urban, suburban, or rural farm, those who have already been growing for a couple of years, and those who want to learn more and support the burgeoning small farm movement on the Front Range. All levels of experience and interest are welcome!

Pre-registration is highly encouraged.

$52 general public, cost of lunch and social hour is included

 

*Please send any dietary restriction information to sami.lester@botanicgardens.org by Saturday, Feb. 18th and we will do what we can to accommodate special needs.

 

Location: Chatfield Farms, 8500 W Deer Creek Canyon Road, Littleton, CO 80128

 

*More information regarding specific session topics, presenters, and partners coming soon!

 

Photo credit: J Reeder

 

Life on the Farm at Chatfield Farms

June 26-30, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. • July 24-28, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Care for farm animals, learn what it takes to make vegetables grow and explore the Hildebrand Ranch. Prepare snacks and discover how every ingredient is connected to the farm.

Price: $250 members, $270 non-members.

 

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