Welcome to Colorado Building Farmers
Join us in 2022!
Starting January 12, 2022 through March 2, 2022, Colorado Building Farmers classes will begin in Larimer County, Chaffee County, El Paso County and Southwest Colorado, and run for 8 weeks. Classes times are 6:00 – 8:30 pm on Wednesdays and this year’s classes will be a combination of in-person and online meetings. Inquire with each program manager below for an application and to obtain all class meeting dates.
For applications or more information:
Larimer (in-person course only)--Karen Crumbaker (970-498-6003; email@example.com)
Chaffee (combination of in-person and online)--Kurt Jones (719-539-6447; firstname.lastname@example.org)
El Paso and surrounding counties (online only)—Michele Ritchie (719-520-7676; email@example.com)
El Paso County applications can be found here: http://elpaso.extension.colostate.edu/classes-and-workshops/. Applications are due by Monday, December 27, 2021.
Southwest Colorado in La Plata and Archuleta Counties (combination of online and in-person)—Darrin Parmenter (970-382-6465; firstname.lastname@example.org); Robin Young (970-264-5931; email@example.com)
La Plata County and Archuleta County applications can be found here:
La Plata Application
Montezuma County—Emily Lockard (Emily.Lockard@colostate.edu) and Greg Felsen (Gregory.Felsen@colostate.edu; 970-564-4155) Application available here: Montezuma application
Colorado started its Building Farmers program in 2007. Since 2007, over 300 producers have completed the program, almost 200 developed business plans and 23 subsequently worked under the guidance of an experienced producer-mentor to implement their plans and advance their business goals. Learn More...