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Farm Runners Field Trip-2018

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Paonia

Paonia, CO 81428

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Join us to tour some of our favorite farms of the valley. Meet your farmers, see where your food comes from, and get inspired for the coming season.

10am - 11am: Zephyros Farm and Garden - Don Louroux and Daphne Yakinnakis grow gorgeous cut flowers and amazing organic vegetables in Paonia.

11am - 12pm: The Living Farm - Lynn Gilespee grows gourmet mesclun mixes in innovative greenhouses and raised garden beds. Her son Ben will give us a tour of the greenhouses as well as the rest of their family's farm, which features grassfed cattle, lambs, and chickens.

12:00am-3:00pm: Local Food Cookout at Desert Weyr Sheep Farm -Oogie and Ken McGuire raise Black Welsh Mountain sheep on their land perched above Paonia. Oogie will explain what make her sheep so special. Ken will be firing up the smoker to showcase their amazing lamb and mutton. We'll finish up the day with a local foods BBQ.

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Paonia, CO 81428

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