Agritourism Tours are now available through the Cortez Cultural Center. Experience the inner workings of today’s farm and ranch life in Mesa Verde Country.
Discover what life on a farm is like as you taste the flavor of the region. Experience first-hand how farmers live and work the land to produce crops and other crafts from their hard work. Learn how agriculture has shaped Montezuma County, Colorado, all the while taking in the beauty of this high desert topography. See ancient and historical sights and lunch in this gorgeous high desert country while connecting with the local agriculture and the people who call it home.
Farm Tour Monday, May 7 from 9 am – 4:30 pm
showcases farm life activities like planting, growing and harvesting produce, fruit and grapes. Tours begin and end at the Cortez Cultural Center. The $100 fee includes the entire experience – transportation, guided tour, lunch and visiting multiple sites. Each tour culminates with beer and wine tasting of beverages from local breweries and wineries.
Ranch Tour Friday, June 8 from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m
Participants will experience livestock and ranching operations, and learn about sustainable and humane best practices, as well as ancillary products from working ranch operations. This experience ($100) includes transportation, a guided tour of two ranches, and lunch on a 4.5-6 hour visit. A beer and wine tasting will be offered, as well.