saturday presenters

10:30 - 11:30

Sustainability in Wyoming on Small Acreage

Jackie & Scott Taylor (Happy Jack Farms)


12:30 - 1:30

An Overview of Strawable & Other Natural Building Materials

Mark Schueneman (Colorado Straw Bale Association)


1:30 - 2:30

Exploring Non-Lethal Predator Control

Gayle Woodsum (Coral Dawn Ranch)


2:30 - 3:30

Pollinator Habitat Development

Catherine Wissner (University of Wyoming Bee College)


Sunday Presenters

11:30 - 12:30

So You Want to be a Farmer or Rancher

Monica Pless (Quivira Coalition)


12:30 - 1:30

Dogs as Therapists

Donovan Rudisuhle 


1:30 - 2:30

Soap Suds Row: The Bold Lives of Army Laundresses: 1802 - 1876

Jennie Lawrence


2:30 - 3:30

How this place is home: The Stories we tell about where we live

Barbara Bogart

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about us

The Higher Ground Fair celebrates rural Rocky Mountain living - the traditional to the innovative - with the goal of a better future for all of us. The organizers have a commitment to find, showcase and promote music, agriculture, art, culture, and food from the six Rocky Mountain states of Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming and the Native First Nations that also call this region home. The fair is brought to you by and benefits the nonprofit work of Feeding Laramie Valley and Action Resources International.

2019 dates & hours

Saturday, September 21: 9 a.m.- 6 p.m.

Sunday, September 22: 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.


Mailing Address

PO Box 536

Laramie, WY 82073


968 N 9th St

Laramie, WY 82072

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fair location:

Albany County Fairgrounds

3510 South 3rd Street

Laramie, WY 82070