Peer Listening Support Series

The Peer Listening Support Series is an online series that provides a space for people to develop and strengthen skills and tools to support well-being in the agricultural community. This series will run for 7 weeks, from July 6th – Aug 17th. Meeting structure is a 1-hour window, with the first 30 minutes offering educational support and practical application of the tools followed by an optional 30 minutes of social connection. The weekly topics are as follows: July 6th: Active listening: reminding ourselves we are not trying to fix anyone’s situation but offer an ear and shoulder to a friend, neighbor, or colleague.  July 13th: Self-care and empathy fatigue: ways to identify our own signs of fatigue, stress and finding ways to ensure our well-being while supporting others July 20th: Initiating a difficult conversation and how to refer people to resources. We will be discussing the topic of suicide and ways to support…

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Culture is our Wellness/La Cultura Cura

Summary: The science of medicine has been part of every culture around the world. However, the contemporary allopathic medical model represents only part of our understanding of health, healing, and wellbeing, and not failing to mention, it is not always accessible to marginalized communities. This webinar introduces the practice of Curanderismo as an ethno-indigenous form of health and healing originating in Mesoamerica and practiced among many Latinx communities. The presenters will discuss their work with traditional medicine and present the specializations of Curanderismo, which can be used by people of all cultural backgrounds and various health providers with their patients. The presenters will begin with a brief opening ceremony, provide their personal narratives of traditional healing, a historical grounding of Curanderismo, present the specializations of the traditional medicine, and discuss current efforts to integrate traditional and allopathic medicine.  Objectives: At the end of this presentation attendees will be able to... Describe…

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AgWell Summer BBQ

Featuring AgWell’s Peer Connection Summit in partnership with the NW CO RMFU Chapter, Historic Hayden Granary, Community Ag Alliance, USDA NRCS, & CSU Extension This is a family-friendly BBQ open to anyone in the agricultural community.  There will be networking opportunities as well with representation from the organizations listed above The purpose of the RMFU/ AgWell Summer BBQ is to cultivate connections between farmers and ranchers and to develop a deeper understanding of the local organizations and resources available. 11:00 am: Intro Meet and Greet 12:00 pm Lunch 1:00 pm: Breathing exercise 1:10 pm AgWell COMET Training 2:00 pm Egg Relay 2:30 pm Local comedian Kalynn Smith 3:00 pm: Snacks and open mic 4:00 pm Music and connection

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