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 and Charlene Dolezal
Helen Atthowe
Steve Charter
Elizabeth Black
more to come


 7:00am -  8:00am


 8:00am -  8:15am

Opening Remarks

 8:15am -  9:15am

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


10:15am - 11:05am

Kevin and 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

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


12:45pm -  1:15pm


 1:15pm -  1:30pm

Infiltration Demo with 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

Helen Atthowe

Helen Atthowe

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

 2:30pm -  3:00pm


 3:00pm -  3:30pm

Jim and Charlene 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


Tickets and payments are handled through Eventbrite


Boulder JCC
6007 Oreg Ave
Boulder, CO 80303


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

Boulder Marriott
2660 Canyon Boulevard
Boulder, CO 80302

Reserve a Room

Boulder Marriot

Sponsors & Exhibitors

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


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