OUR FOOD FUTURE

Since 2019, as part of our mission, the National Western Center has been working hand-in-hand with those advancing food solutions in the West. Our work to envision a better food future for Colorado is a lead-in to convening the world at the center in pursuit of global food solutions.

With year-round programs and events focused on agriculture, food and Western culture, the National Western Center will be a place where you can learn about the system and be inspired to improve it.

The CSU System, the National Western Stock Show, and the city of Denver are longtime leaders in advancing agriculture and the food system. As partners on the campus, they will bring the mission to life for years to come.

Read on to discover the ways we’re pursuing our global mission — locally.

 

Featured Projects

OUR 2050 FOOD VISION

A regenerative and nourishing food vision for Colorado in 2050 -- reuniting urban and rural lives and livelihoods from soil to supper.

New Markets Accelerator

New Markets Accelerator Supporting Colorado food and farm businesses pivoting their business models

New Agrarian Program

Expanding Colorado apprenticeships in regenerative agriculture.

Food for Thought

An interview series featuring visionary leaders in the Colorado food system.

COVID Response Team

In 2020, the Colorado Farm & Food Systems Response Team and fund supported farmers and ranchers in crisis.

COMING SOON!

Check back for more projects.

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