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Historic Agriculture in the Yampa Valley

PAST EVENT
Past Event


A special program in honor of Celebrate Agriculture Week, following up on our wildly successful 2015 and 2016 historic ag storytelling sessions which are now available in the archives at Tread of Pioneers Museum.

Join us for a conversation with locals who have a rich hands-on history of agricultural production in the Yampa Valley. The evening's conversation will include topics as varied as cattle ranching, guiding and outfitting, running a dairy, farming wheat and managing a family ranch.

Meet our 2017 panelists:

-Ray Heid Routt County Native, Ski Professional, Guide and Outfitter
-Virginia Rossi South Routt Rancher and Homemaker
-Gordon Grandbouche Wheat Farmer, Owner of the Craig Grain Elevator
-Olive Blake Family Owned Dairy in Hayden
-The moderator: Marsha Daughenbaugh Executive Director of Community Agriculture Alliance

This program is presented by the Bud Werner Memorial Library, Community Agriculture Alliance and Tread of Pioneers Museum.

Photo courtesy Tread of Pioneer Museum: Cowboy in Hayden
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Tribal Lands Acknowledgement
The Board and Staff of the Tread of Pioneers Museum respectfully acknowledge the Ute people, the original inhabitants of Northwest Colorado, and other Indigenous Nations of this area where we now reside. We recognize that the establishment of this region impacted the lifeways of Native peoples and their communities. In accepting this, we are called to utilize this educational institution to teach stewardship of the land and continuing commitment to the inclusion and respect of these Nations and their traditional values for their homelands.