Hemp on the Slope

July 22, 2017

Presented by

Bluebird Botanicals

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Join the Salt Creek Hemp Company for the 2nd Annual Hemp On The Slope celebration!

60799 Salt Creek Road (60 1/2 Road), Collbran, CO 81624

Presented by Bluebird Botanicals

SLOPE SCHEDULE

11am – Welcome Back To The Slope! – Let’s Build A Local Hemp Industry!

Margaret MacKenzie – Salt Creek Hemp Co

Morris Beegle – Colorado Hemp Co

11:10 – Hemp In Mesa County

Rose Pugliese – Mesa County Commissioner

11:25 – How Hemp Can Help Economic Redevelopment In Local Communities

Sandy Head – Executive Director Montrose Economic Development Corporation

11:40 – Industrial Hemp Updates From The Colorado Department Of Agriculture

Maureen West – Colorado Department of Agriculture

12:00 – COHIA Let Them Eat Hemp Cake Auction

Charity Hemp Cake Auction From Colorado Hemp Industries Association & Collbran Youth

12:20 – COHIA – Colorado Hemp Industries Association  – Who We Are & What Can We All Do Together To Make Hemp A Viable Industry

Tim Gordon – President of COHIA

12:30 – The Sky Isn’t Falling, But Things Are Going Down – Hemp In Food Policy & The Colorado Department of Health and Environment (CDPHE), The DEA, The FDA, The DOJ, Big Pharma & GW Pharma, Big Marijuana & The Threat To The Hemp Industry, Crash Course In Reality And How We Should Respond

Samantha Walsh – National Hemp Association

David Bush – Hoban Law Group

Tim Gordon – COHIA / Functional Remedies

Tom Dermody – Industrial Hemp Research Foundation

Morris Beegle – Colorado Hemp Co

1:10 – What Is The Industrial Hemp Research Foundation?

Tom Dermody – Executive Director of Industrial Hemp Research Foundation

1:20 – Sustainability, Environment, Hemp, and Colorado Farming

Colorado Farmers Union Representative

1:30 –  Local Sourcing – An International Journey

Quinatzin De La Torre – Bluebird Botanicals, Presenting Sponsor Keynote

1:50 – Love Thy Soil

Solana “Sunny” Kaercher – Miller Soils

2:00 – Hemp Farming in 2017

Bill Billings – Colorado Hemp Project

Dr. Mike Villa – ISBR&D

Aaron Rydell – Salt Creek Hemp Co

Ryan Loflin – Rocky Mountain Hemp Inc

Caren Kershner – Colorado Industrial Hemp Coalition

Rick Trojan – Hemp Road Trip – Moderator

2:50 – Hemp Processing of Raw Materials

Extraction, Decortication, Dehulling, Oil Pressing, Bio-refining

Where Are We At, Where Do We Need To Go

Matt Birkholz – Colorado Hemp Works

Jeff Cole – PureHemp Technology

Michael Bright – THC Holdings

William Abbott – MariJ Pharmaceuticals

Rick Trojan – Hemp Road Trip – Moderator

3:40 – Local Product Development and Getting it to Market

Dani Billings – Nature’s Root

Summer Star Haeske – EnviroTextiles

Ronny Basak-Smith – Sana Packaging

Brandon Pitcher  – Blue Circle Development

Morris Beegle – Colorado Hemp Co – Moderator

4:20 – Hemp Town Hall – Where Do We Go From Here?

What’s on your mind? A lively industry focused Q&A session, fun and informative.

Everyone is invited…check your baggage at the door.

5:00 – End of Slope 2!

A special thank you to Colorado Hemp Works for supporting our cake makers with Hemp Flour!

Be sure to checkout the Bish Super Crop Header on Display at Slope!

Bish Super Crop Header

This is a hemp-centric event and is focused on the topics of food, fuel, fiber, animal nutrition and bedding along with many other benefits of the non-psychoactive cannabis-hemp crop. This event is not a medical or recreational marijuana event.

Be sure and get your tickets in advance! Fees go up at the gate.  Hosted by Salt Creek Hemp Company and Produced by Colorado Hemp Company. We look forward to seeing you on the Slope!

DIRECTIONS

Directions to Salt Creek Ranch – PRINT AS GOOGLE CAN LEAD YOU IN DIFFERENT DIRECTIONS/OR NO CELL SERVICE

From Denver: Take I-70 West to Exit # 62 Debeque. Take 45 ½ Rd South 13 miles until it ends, turn left (CO 65). Turn left again after about 300 yards onto JCT 330 East (follow sign to Collbran & Vega). Take 330 East 11 miles, into the town of Collbran. Just past the Mesa Tavern, you will turn left onto Main Street (no stop sign, follow short detour). At the end of Main St. turn right and follow 330 East up the hill. After 2.5 miles turn right onto Salt Creek Road, AKA 60 ½ Rd. (the turn is just past the yellow cemetery sign and goes downhill). Go ½ mile and you’ve made it! Look for the big covered arena on the right side of the road and the entrance is right there to Salt Creek Ranch.

From Grand Junction: Take I-70 East to Exit 49, CO 65 South. After 10 miles, turn left onto JCT 330 East. Take 330 East 11 miles, into the town of Collbran. Just past the Mesa Tavern, you will turn left onto Main Street (no stop sign. follow short detour). At the end of Main St. turn right and follow 330 East up the hill. After 2.5 miles turn right onto Salt Creek Road, AKA 60 ½ Rd. (the turn is just past the yellow cemetery sign and goes downhill). Go ½ mile and you’ve made it! Look for the big covered arena on the right side of the road and the entrance is right there to Salt Creek Ranch.

Lodging

Alpine Motel, 103 Spring St. Collbran, Co 81624      970-487-3220

The Alpine Hotel has 14 rooms which range from $59 to $69 per night. Please contact them for availability.

Vega Lodge, 67270 64 6/10 Rd.  Collbran, Co 81624   970-487-3733    www.vegalodge.com

Vega Lodge has cabins for rent and RV camping spots.

There are 6 cabins on hold for this event, price range from $90.00- $175.00 and sleep from 1-8 people. Make reservation under Hemp on the Slope.

Wagon Wheel Motel, 10900 CO-65, Mesa, CO 81643   970-268-5220

There are 8 rooms on hold, Group name- Hemp on the Slope.

Slopeside Inn at Powderhorn Resort, 48371 Quakie St. Mesa, CO 81643                   970-697-2001    slopesideskiclub.com

16 rooms and condos available

CAMPING

There are two campgrounds around Vega Reservoir, Vega State Park, tent and RV camp sites are $18 per night. Reservations are recommended.

Other local campgrounds:

Alpine Lodge

Vega Lodge

Vega State Park

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