Furthering Connections Between Colorado Food & Beverage Producers and Buyers


Tuesday, March 6th, 2018 from 12 - 4p.m.
National Western Complex Exhibit Hall

veggies.jpg

The Eat Colorado Food Show is bringing Colorado’s diverse and innovative food and beverage producers together with buyers from restaurants, caterers, grocers, hospitals, municipalities, and school systems to create more connectivity within our dynamic food system.

The Food Show will showcase Colorado produce, grains, meats, preserves, condiments, honey, spirits, wines, beers, baked goods, and more, with over 120 producer booths. Visit Zero Waste Street to explore a row of sustainability-driven organizations, and don't miss the Speaker Series inside the exhibit hall's restaurant. 

Join us!

Further Your Local Sourcing

meat.jpg

Explore 120 Colorado Companies Including:

Farms & Ranches

Acres at Warren Tech
Bee Squared Apiaries
Bjorn's Colorado Honey
Centennial Cuts
Colorado Craft Beef
Corner Post Meats
Deep Nutrition Farm
Ela Family Farms
Emerald Gardens
Everitt Farms
Fruition Farms Creamery
Highland Bees
Huwa Reserve
Infinite Harvest
Jumpin' Good Goat Dairy
Kilt Farm
Lockhart Honey Farms
Mile High Fungi
Monroe Organic Farm
Noble Grain Alliance
Oxford Gardens
Plants Naturally
Pueblo Chile Growers Association
Rebel Farm
Tap Root Cooperative
The GrowHaus

Food Producers

Bee Ranch Co. 
Bloombox Foods
Blue Moon Goodness
Blue Owl Preserves
Breadworks Bakery
BurntOut BBQ Co. 
Chiporro Sauce Co. 
Colorado Mills
Cultura Craft Chocolate
Decadent Delights
Elevation Meats
Elevation Organic Ketchup
Enjoy Biscotti Company
Farmhand Organics
Green Belly Foods
High Point Creamery
Il Porcellino Salumi
Merfs Condiments
Mulay's Sausage
New Beat Foods
On Tap Kitchen
Polidori Sausage
Prohibited Provisions
RedCamper
Rome's Sausage
Seed Ranch Flavor Co. 
Rome Sausage
The Good Jar
The PB Love Company
These Things Take Time
The Real Dill
These Things Take Time
Trail Magic Sauce

Beverage Producers

10th Mountain Whiskey & Spirit Company
14er Brewing
Allegro Coffee, Tea, and Spices
Banded Oak Brewing Company
Branch and Barrel Whiskey
Carboy Winery
Clear Fork Cider
Deerhammer Distilling
Distillery 291
Erie Coffee Roasters
Gajin 24886 Sake
Happy Leaf Kombucha
Jackie's Java
Laws Whiskey House
Leopold Bros. 
Marble Distilling
Peach Street Distillers
Pickett's Ginger Beer
Redemption Road Coffee
Renegade Brewing Company
Rocky Mountain Soda Co.
Spirit Hound Distillers
Stem Ciders
Strongwater Mountain Elixirs
Teakoe | Tea Supply Co. 
Teatulia Organic Teas
Teakoe Tea
The Family Jones
The Infinite Monkey Theorem
Tree Line Bloody Mary Mixes
Vapor Distillery
Winery at Holy Cross Abbey
Wood's High Mountain Distillery

Food & Beverage Distributors

Colo-Pac Produce
Grower's Organic
Ranch Foods Direct / Peak to Plains Food Distribution
Seattle Fish Company
Tender Belly
The Spice Guy
ToMarket

Zero Waste Street Vendors

Certifiably Green Denver
Copia
FoodMaven
Green Rank
Scrap's Mile High
Tundra Restaurant Supply

MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED!

SPEAKER SCHEDULE

AS64RR899S.jpg

10:30 -
11:30 AM

Pig Butchery Demo with Blackbelly's Nate Singer

An EatDenver Member Event. RSVP Required.

Nate will teach techniques of breaking down a half pig and different cuts for salami, bacon, sausage, and ham. Taste bites of Blackbelly's house-made charcuterie while learning about the stages from butchery to the curing process.

 


12:30 -
1:30 PM

Food Buyer Panel: Local Sourcing & How to Make It Work

Spencer Lomax - Director of Sourcing, The Kitchen Restaurant Group
Kenny Meyer - Local Forager, Whole Foods Market
Adam Schlegel - Co-Founder, Snooze an A.M. Eatery
Jorge de la Torre- Johnson & Wales University

Learn from a variety of local sourcing experts about how they have prioritized and grown their procurement systems. Panelists will share challenges, opportunities, and advice in furthering your local sourcing. Q&A to follow.

No RSVP required.


1:45 - 
2:15 PM

Profits, People, Planet: FoodMaven’s Online Marketplace

Patrick Bultema - CEO, FoodMaven

No RSVP required.


2:30 - 
3:15 PM

Good Food 100 Restaurants Economic Impact

Chef Alex Seidel - Fruition, Mercantile Dining & Provision, Fruition Farms Creamery
Sara Brito - President, Good Food 100 Restaurants

Learn how 30+ Colorado restaurants had a $15.1 million economic impact on the Colorado "Good Food" economy, and discover how your restaurant or food service business can get recognized for your purchasing practices.

No RSVP required.


3:30 - 
4 PM

CSU Updates on Food Systems and the National Western Center

Jocelyn Hittle - Director of Denver Program Development, Colorado State University
Dawn Thilmany - Colorado State University 

CSU has been conducting work assessing food systems across the state, including significant research on the Denver food system and how it connects to rural areas. At the same time, CSU is also part of the National Western Center, and the University will have a large food-related presence in this project. Dawn Thilmany and Jocelyn Hittle will speak about CSU’s work on these projects, and how they connect to food producers and consumers in the Denver metro area.

No RSVP required.


Interested in Sponsorship Opportunities?