5:00 PM17:00

Bug Banquet to Benefit Farms for Orphans

Please join Rocky Mountain Micro Ranch and the Welsh Rabbit Bistro for a delectable prix fixe meal to support Farms for Orphans' groundbreaking insect farms that feed malnourished orphans in the Democratic Republic of Congo! All proceeds from the evening will go directly to Farms for Orphans and are tax deductible. Get tickets here!

The Welsh Rabbit's owner, Chef Nate has created a scrumptious five course meal that will be paired with wines and spirits (TBD):

  • Smoked egg yolk con spicy mealworms 

  • Shredded greens with silk worms 

  • Crickets, chimichurri egg white omelets, polenta cakes with roasted tomatoes 

  • Scorpion with three sauce

  • Dessert TBD

Please join us from 5 - 8pm for a convivial meal in support of ending hunger and malnutrition with the power of edible insects! Get tickets here.

About Farms for Orphans
Farms For Orphans strives to break the cycle of hunger, malnutrition, and poverty while enabling orphans to become productive and valued members of their community. Learn more.

About Rocky Mountain Micro Ranch
Rocky Mountain Micro Ranch is Colorado's first and only edible insect farm, raising crickets and mealworms for chefs and food manufacturers. Learn more.

About the Welsh Rabbit
An intimate space with Old World charm for enjoying food and friendship, The Welsh Rabbit Cheese Bistro is an ideal place for an afternoon getaway or an enjoyable evening. Learn more.

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3:00 PM15:00

Micro Ranch Tour

By popular demand - we will start offering monthly tours of the micro ranch! Each ticket offers a tour, all the answers to your many questions, and samples of our delicious micro livestock. We'll have products for sale as well.

Street parking is available - the micro ranch is on the property behind a store called Gloria's and we'll meet ticket holders by the gate to the right of the store.

Tickets are required for the event - anyone showing up for the tour with out a ticket can get a day-off ticket for $10 per person.

Thank you for your support and interest in edible insects - learn more at http://rmmr.co

Get tickets here.

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2:00 PM14:00

Atlas Obscura Micro Ranch Tour

This is gonna be fun, y’all! Get tickets here.

Join us for a Gastro Obscura event: a tour of Colorado’s first and only edible insect farm, Rocky Mountain Micro Ranch. See how they raise molitos (the larvae of the darkling beetle) for restaurants and food makers around the country and learn more about the nutritional and environmental benefits of bug-binging. Afterward, stick around to taste molitos savory pastries and cricket popcorn, paired with a local cider from Colorado Cider Company, "Cerveceria" from Denver Beer Company, and enjoy some “cricket song” from a Emily Wilson and entertainer Orange Peel Moses.

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6:30 PM18:30

Denver Museum of Nature and Science: Family Overnight - Halloween at the Museum

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It’s all treats during this night of ooey-gooey activities, spooky fun, and SCIENCE! Enjoy action-packed fun in the Museum as you and your family explore the temporary exhibition Mindbender Mansion, see an IMAX film, a planetarium show, and sleep in the diorama halls. Includes pizza dinner, evening snack, hot breakfast, and of course ... candy!

More info: http://www.dmns.org/learn/families/family-events/family-overnight-halloween-at-the-museum/

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6:30 PM18:30

Denver Museum of Nature & Science: The Science Lounge - The Science of Fear

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Celebrate the spookiest time of year by delving into the primal emotion of FEAR! Can you actually smell fear? What causes goosebumps? Ask the scariest, spine-tingliest, and most cold-sweat-inducing questions about why we often find it fun to be frightened. Costumes encouraged, especially the scary ones!

More info: http://www.dmns.org/learn/adults/the-science-lounge/the-science-lounge-the-science-of-fear/

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7:00 PM19:00

Denver Museum of Nature & Science: HallowTeen Lounge (FREE)

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Teens take over the Museum at this totally free, uniquely teen night. Venture through Museum exhibits, get hands-on with entertaining activities, jam to live music, and win awesome giveaways. Chill with friends and eat free snacks after hours! Made possible in part by Lincoln Hills Cares.    

More info at http://www.dmns.org/learn/teens/hallowteen-lounge/

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12:00 PM12:00

Denver Startup Week Panel - Is Local Always Better?

Is Local Always Better? Urban Ag, AgTech and Food Production

Tuesday 9/25

12:00pm — 1:30pm

142 attending

Companies in Denver and the Front Range are joining the more traditionally agricultural parts of Colorado to increase urban food production via agriculture tech solutions and collaborations with chefs and food manufacturers. Join a multi-disciplinary panel hosted by The GrowHaus to discuss the pros and cons of local-centric agriculture and food production, and what's happening at the intersection of ag, ag tech and food. We'll also examine how the planned National Western Center, a research and collaboration center focused on agriculture and food planned at the historic National Western Complex, will contribute to the growth of AgTech in our backyard and nation.

After a panel with ample time for audience questions and input, mingle at a happy hour, courtesy of local breweries and cideries.

Moderator: Nathan MacKenzie, Director of Development, The GrowHaus
Katie Lazor, Executive Director, Eat Denver
Gretchen Hollrah, Executive Director, Mayor's Office to the National Western Center
Chef Daniel Asher, Owner/Founder, River & Woods Restaurant
Wendy Lu McGill, CEO/Founder, Rocky Mountain Micro Ranch
Eric Adamson, Co-Founder/CEO, Tortuga AgTech

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8:30 PM20:30

A Bug's Life Beer & Bugs Pairing at the Great American Beer Festival - Food & Beer Pavilion

More than two billion people eat insects as part of their regular diet. Are you one of them? Join Cerveceria Colorado/Denver Beer Co., Comida, and Rocky Mountain Micro Ranch as they present a delectable pairing of three dishes containing insects and three beers inspired by the flavors of Mexico. Hear a discussion of edible insects and their role in Mexican and American cuisine

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