August 2020
Colorado Proud News
New Cultivation Station Episodes Coming Soon
Click here to listen to the latest episodes of "Cultivation Station" hosted by Business Development Specialist, Danielle Trotta. The newest podcast topics include logistics, transportation and distribution. Whether you’re just beginning to think about starting a food or ag business in Colorado, or your operation is already up and running, the many topics covered, expert insight and insider tips and tricks can help you be successful! 

Showcase Your Company Online
Colorado Proud created a new website to connect producers with consumers during this difficult time. Please visit www.ColoradoProud.com and complete the online form to add your business and current products and services. We will promote this site through press releases and social media , encouraging consumers to look for the logo buy local.

Use the New Logo
Reminder! If you haven't done so already, please be sure to incorporate the new logo on your website, packaging and marketing materials. We have received a lot of positive feedback from members and consumers, and we are happy to help everyone transition to the updated logo. If you need the new logo artwork, please e-mail Wendy.White@state.co.us .  
West of 105 Magazine Planning Seasonal Dinner Series
West of 105 premium lifestyle magazine brings the best of Colorado together in their pages. Starting this fall, the magazine will be curating a series of dinners. Each dinner will take place at a different restaurant or property in Colorado, and will feature a guest chef, and a menu made up of seasonal ingredients from across Colorado as well as Colorado wines, beers and spirits. The magazine is looking for partners for all of the above as well as event headline sponsors. For more information about the events or sponsorship opportunities, email Rob McGovern at marketing@westof105.com.

Colorado Proud Facebook Page
Be sure to like the Colorado Proud Facebook page at www.facebook.com/coproud.

Tell Us Your Story
New product launch? Recently win an award? Celebrating a company milestone? Tell us about it, so we can share the good news. If you have news to share in the newsletter or on the Colorado Proud Facebook page, contact Wendy at wendy.white@state.co.us or click here to download and complete a short form.
Colorado Ag Leadership Program
The Colorado Agricultural Leadership Program (CALP) is a competitive two-year leadership program that develops and enhances the leadership capabilities of diverse men and women committed to the future of Colorado's agricultural and rural communities.

CALP answers the call to create and nurture leadership skills of agricultural individuals through a hands-on, interactive program
dedicated to producing graduates with the vision and commitment to lead change and ensure the sustainability of Colorado's agricultural economics and rural communities.

Each participant is required to provide $3,500 tuition, either raised through fundraising or paid through personal channels. The application deadline for Class 15 is September 1, 2020. Visit www.coloagleaders.org for more information and to apply.

Colorado Proud Member Spotlight
Sweetlife Microgreens was born in early 2020, and now sells microgreens at the local farmers' market and to a few local grocery stores and retailers. Delivering microgreens directly to customers is their passion and the team is excited to connect with customers directly and make their health as convenient as possible. Sweetlife Microgreens are grown from organic seed in small batches, with great attention paid to detail and quality.

Would you like your company to be featured in an upcoming newsletter? Send a photo and short paragraph to Wendy.White@state.co.us.





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