The Soil Revolution

Thursday, December 19, 2019
7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Boulder, Colorado

Inviting Farmers and Ranchers of all scales and production systems

Join us for the fourth annual Soil Revolution Conference.

Thursday, December 19, 2019

Speakers include:
Dan DeSutter
Jim Dolezal
Helen Atthowe
Steve Charter
Elizabeth Black
more to come

Schedule

 7:00am -  8:00am

Registration

 8:00am -  8:15am

Opening Remarks

 8:15am -  9:15am

Adventures in Regenerative Farming: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Dan DeSutter

Dan DeSutter

Dan DeSutter farms in west-central Indiana with his wife, Barbie, and three sons, Dylan, Damon and Dalton. Read More…

 9:15am -  9:45am

Exhibitor Exhibition

 9:45am -  9:50am

Soil Your Undies Demo

 9:50am - 10:15am

Break

10:15am - 11:05am

Building Resiliency and the Triple Bottom Line on Your Farm with Organic Matter

Kevin & Keri Schilthuis

Kevin Schilthuis

Kevin and Keri Schilthuis and family farm almost 200 acres of certified organic irrigated farmland. Read More…

11:05am - 12:00pm

No Water? No Problem! Jumpstarting Your Biological Activity on Rangeland

Steve Charter

Steve Charter

Steve, a third-generation rancher, hails from north of Billings, Montana, where the fourth and fifth generations also live on the ranch. Read More…

12:00pm - 12:45pm

Lunch

12:45pm -  1:15pm

TBD

 1:15pm -  1:30pm

Infiltration Demonstration

Elizabeth Black

Elizabeth Black

Elizabeth lives in North Boulder on an acre with irrigation rights to the Silver Lake Ditch. Read More…

 1:30pm -  2:30pm

Practical Methods for Healthy Soils on Diversified Vegetable Farms

Helen Atthowe

Helen Atthowe

Helen has spent 35 years working to connect farming, food systems, and land stewardship. Read More…

 2:30pm -  3:00pm

Break

 3:00pm -  3:30pm

Cover Cropping for Sustainability: My Story

Jim Dolezal

Jim Dolezal

Jim and his wife Charlene farm and ranch in Northeast Colorado and Western Nebraska. Read More…

 3:30pm -  4:30pm

Small Group Breakouts

 4:30pm -  5:00pm

Social Hour

Pricing

Tickets and payments are handled through Eventbrite

Location

Boulder JCC
6007 Oreg Ave
Boulder, CO 80303

Parking lot is accessed from Arapahoe Ave/Hwy 7 and Cherryvale Rd.

Hotel

The Boulder Marriott has arranged special room rates starting at $131/night.

Boulder Marriott
2660 Canyon Boulevard
Boulder, CO 80302
303-440-8877

Reserve a Room

Boulder Marriot

Sponsors & Exhibitors

If you are interested in being a sponsor or exhibitor, please email Vanessa McCracken.

City of Boulder

Platinum Sponsor

Boulder County Parks & Open Space

Platinum Sponsor

Colorado State University Extension Services

Gold Sponsor

4Rivers Equipment

Silver Sponsor

Boulder Open Space Conservancy

Silver Sponsor

Eco-Products

Bronze Sponsor

Green Cover Seed

Bronze Sponsor

Pawnee Buttes Seed Inc.

Bronze Sponsor

Organizers

The Soil Revolution Conference is brought to you by:

Boulder County Parks & Open Space
City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks
Natural Resources Conservation Service
Colorado State University Extension Services
Longmont & Boulder Valley Conservation Districts

Speakers & Presenters