EVENTS

CAYUSE CLASSIC

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Cayuse Classic
Western, English, Hunter and Jumper Horse Show
2020 Date to be Determined

Join us for a family friendly event and fund raiser for CAA programs.  The 2019 show was held at Sidney Peak Ranch in Steamboat Springs with over 30 riders.  Our sincere thanks to Sidney Peak Ranch for their ongoing support and time in making this event a success!  
Registration opens at 7:30am, Classes begin at 9am, see detailed schedule below.  Spectators are welcome, come, watch and join the fun!

CYCLING EVENTS

CAA continues to work to create connections in our community.  Building understanding and meaningful connections between cyclists and agriculture is an important goal.  CAA remains focused on increasing appreciation for diverse groups and building a strong sense of community.  CAA is proud to have a long standing relationship with Moots Cycles and new in 2019 the Steamboat Gravel bike race.  During both of these events, CAA works to provide communication with land owners along the bike routes and provide education about the critical importance of agriculture with the cyclists.

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Saturday, June 27, 2020 It’s time to Rally! Back for its SEVENTH year, we are gearing up for the Moots-Colorado Ranch Rally 2020. Limited to 200 riders we are planing for a great day of riding and raising money for CAA and local agriculture. This fundraiser ride is an amazing way to see the roads less traveled around Steamboat, meet some new friends and challenge yourself along the way. Where the pavement ends and the fun begins.  Just 5 miles of the route are on pavement, the other 45 miles feature rural dirt and gravel roads that connect area historical ranches and farms. Enjoy a stunning day on the bike on the very roads Moots professionals test and develop their bikes on.
The event starts and finishes at Moots World Headquarters.  This is a non-timed, non-competitive ride.  You can ride at your own pace or that of the group around you.  There are no awards other than seeing the amazing countryside around Routt County, meeting some great people along the way and our raffle at the evening social.
All proceeds from the event will go to CAA.

**NO REFUNDS ONCE REGISTERED**  **We ride RAIN OR SHINE**

 

 

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Sunday, August 16 2020  In it’s second year, SBT GRVL is a world-class gravel race experience held on the greatest gravel roads on Earth in and around the magnificent Steamboat Springs. The unique combination of the quiet roads surrounding a thriving resort town create a setting for an incredible gravel bike race. With the fundamental goal of inclusiveness, we want to focus not only on the race, but a fantastic weekend away with family and friends. The beauty of the mountains (not to mention the camaraderie with fellow cyclists) as well as the basic challenge of covering these gravel roads on two wheels is something that will not soon be forgotten.
CAA is proud to be one of the three local nonprofit organizations chosen to receive a portion of the race proceeds.  Funds are used to help support programs in the Yampa Valley that directly impact local agriculture.

The 2020 SBT GRVL registration is sold out! 

 

 

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FARM TO TABLE

Support true, LOCAL FOOD at two annual farm to table events.  These events feature 100% LOCAL food donated from LOCAL producers.  You don’t want to miss out on these incredible events!  100% of ticket sales benefit CAA local food programs.  In 2019, over $9,500 was raised to support local food programs.​

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Barn to Brewery Local Food & Beer Tasting
Sunday, September 15, 2019
5-7pm at Butcherknife Brewery

Join us for a unique LOCAL FOOD tasting from your favorite local chefs.  Each chef will prepare a local food bite featuring local ingredients (all donated by our CAA Market producers).  Bites will be paired with a sample of Butcherknife’s award winning beers (or beer may be one of the ingredients!)
21 years old + only please.

Yampavore Farm to Table Dinner
2020 Date to be Determined
Harwigs Restaurant, downtown Steamboat Springs

Don’t miss the most amazing farm to table event of the year!  Dinner features an elevated, gourmet multi course local food dinner prepared by Harwigs chef JJ, paired with Colorado wine, beer and spirits.  100% of the ingredients are raised and grown right here in the Yampa Valley (donated by CAA Market producers)  Proceeds benefit CAA local food programs. 

 

AG APPRECIATION WEEK

Join us for Ag Appreciation Week – March 21 – 28, 2020

Ag Appreciation Week (including National Ag Day) is a time to recognize and celebrate the importance of agriculture. Agriculture provides most everything we eat, use and wear on a daily basis. National and local efforts educate millions of consumers and ask “Where would YOU be without agriculture? Naked and Hungry!” Since 2013 Ag Week has become CAA’s largest fund raising effort. Area businesses, individuals and organizations sponsor our efforts with annual membership contributions and sponsorships. Please consider joining us and support local ag!

Ag Week started locally with a desire to acknowledge National Ag Day, but has since turned into a week long celebration of all things agriculture in the Yampa Valley!  It is also CAA’s largest fund raising effort with more than 100 area businesses aligning themselves with local agriculture and CAA’s mission to promote and support ag. In 2019 over $22,000 was raised in support of CAA.

We can’t do it alone, so please consider adding your business or personal support today!

FOUR WAYS TO GET INVOLVED

DONATE

Businesses can make a sponsorship contribution and individuals can join CAA with a membership contribution.

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ATTEND AN AG WEEK EVENT

Choose from more than ten events listed below.

BUY LOCAL

Shop online at caamarket.org from over 60 producers with hundreds of local products.

EAT LOCAL OUT

Order special menu items at one of our sponsoring restaurants:  Big House Burgers, Creekside Cafe, Laundry, Mazzola’s, Salt & Lime, Rex’s Grill, Western BBQ (March 28),
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2020 AG WEEK EVENTS
(more dates and times to come!)

March 19, South Routt FFA Three Generations of Ag Storytelling and Presentations
with SOROCO FFA hear stories of local ag and FFA student presentations.

March 23, 9-11am Elk River Pet & Ranch
Ag Week Kickoff and Special Sale Celebrate Ag Week with free coffee and treats, 15% special discount for CAA members/sponsors

March 23, 6:30-8:30pm Heritage Ag Storytelling
at Bud Werner Library Hall. Featuring stories of local agriculture

March 24, 3-5pm Sustainable Local Food
at Colorado Mountain College . Panel discussion on ag and food systems for a sustainable future.

March 24, 6-9pm “Biggest Little Farm” Movie
at Bud Werner Library Hall

March 25, 8 – 11am Farmers Market Breakfast
Steamboat Springs Community Center Shop for local food and products, meet producers, buy a breakfast burrito and talk with local ag producers.

March 26, 5:30 – 7:30 pm Producer Soil Health Listening Session by the Colorado Collaborative for Healthy Soils at the Haven Community Center, Hayden
Dinner provided by RMFU


March 27, 9-5pm CAA Friday Farmers Market
Local food producer meet and greet

March 27, 12-1pm Taste of Routt County
at Tread of Pioneers Museum. Learn about cooking techniques for local food.

March 28, 6-9pm Western BBQ
Local Ag Night, Steamboat Ski Area, Thunderhead Lodge. Reservations required at www.steamboat.com Special local ag night featuring local food, area ranchers to chat with and a portion of ticket sales donated to CAA.

March 31, State of the River
at Moffat County Pavilion

April 1, 5:30-8pm State of the River
at Steamboat Springs Community Center.

THANK YOU TO OUR LEAD SPONSORS

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