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Growing Grapes in the San Juan Basin   arrow

July 15, 2023
10:00AM-1:30PM MDT

Fox Fire Farms, 5513 Co Rd 321, Ignacio, CO 81137

The cost is $25 includings lunch.

Please join us for a unique opportunity to learn how to grow grapes in our challenging area.

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  • Arleen and Shawn Proschaska, our local meteorologists talking about the weather
  • Peter Goble from the State Climate office coming to talk about a weather station they are setting up at FFF
  • Charlotte Oliver regional viticulture extension specialist for Colorado State University Extension
  • Richard Parry is going to take us out to the vineyards to discuss his grapes and a little about wine making. 

Fox Fire Farms has a long history of being the Southwest’s premier certified organic farm, vineyard, and winery. Located 20 miles southeast of Durango and 30 miles southwest of Pagosa Springs, it is part of a 1,100, acre organic farm in a stunning Colorado setting.

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Keeping ahead of COVID-19

This rapidly evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) has imposed an unsettling, fluid situation upon our community and its businesses. While the team here still aims to maintain a “business as usual” approach, we are making a number of significant changes to our operations to account for a situation that is far from normal.