Saturday Morning Session
9:00am - 12:00pm
9:00am - 9:30am
Welcome from your Mile High Farmers Leadership
9:30am - 10:00am
Land acknowledgement and reparations
10:00am - 10:30am
Coffee Break & Buffer Time
Stretch your legs and get some fresh air!
Please also feel free to use this time to view and add to the Farmer Forum and Gallery. If you have any questions or troubleshooting, now is your time.
10:30am - 12:00pm
Facilitated Equity Training 3.0
12:00pm - 12:15pm
Use this time to complete the Producers Survey! Once you're finished, head to Lunch!
Return to afternoon session at 1:00pm
Featured Speaker: Shannon Francis
Executive Director, Spirit of the Sun
Shannon Francis is Dineh (Navajo) from Shiprock, New Mexico, and Hopi from Kykotsmovi,
Arizona. She is Towering House clan born for Red Running through the Water clan. Her Hopi
clans are Massau’, Bear Sand, and Snake Clan. Shannon comes from twelve generations of
earth caretakers, ethnobotanists and seed keepers. Shannon is an active educator and has
presented and taught widely on permaculture design. Her passion is instilling reciprocal
relationships by connecting people to the natural world through seeds, soil and the elements.
Shannon has been a member of the Denver Native community for thirty years and serves on the
Winds American Indian Council as Chair and is the Director for the Indigenous Agricultural project at Four Winds. In 2014, Shannon received the Justin B. Willie humanitarian award on the Navajo Nation in Arizona. More recently, she received the 2015 Cesar E. Chavez female leadership award for her work with Indigenous gardening, food justice and community building projects.
Featured Speaker: Leanne Alaman (she/her)
Equity Empowered Leadership Coach, Embodied Contribution Consulting
Leanne Alaman is an executive coach and the founder of Embodied Contribution Consulting where she coaches decision-makers from well-meaning to well-doing in justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion(JEDI). To support change-makers and activists, Leanne is honored to provide deep and joyful spaces to heal oppression in our bodies and cultivate personal liberation.