Special Event Permit Detail

Application Information

ID: 7191   Event: Heart of the Farm Dinner
Application Date: 08/02/2023    Event Date: 09/15/2023
Organization: The Vegetable Connection   Phone: 9702192202
Address: PO Box 812, Fort Collins CO 80522
Contact 1 Name: Nicole Turner-Ravana
Address: 2712 Williamsburg Ct
Fort Collins CO 80521
Email: Send email
Contact 2 Name: Ryan Ericson
Address: 2229 W Vine Dr.
Fort Collins CO 80521
Email: Send email

Event Information

Permit Type(s): Private Land
Website: https://thevegetableconnection.org/event-calendar/
3992 Michaud Lane, Account/Schedule Number: 1620801, Parcel Number: 98323-13-001

We will host a fundraising dinner for The Vegetable Connection in partnership with Well Fed Farm on September 15, 2023, from 6pm to 9pm. The Vegetable Connection is a nonprofit organization in Larimer County (EIN 27-0168821) who provides subsidized CSA shares from local farms to low income families and provides nutrition and cooking education about local vegetables. The event will take place outdoors on the land Well Fed is currently farming at 3992 Michaud Lane. We will be renting tables, chairs, 2 porta potties (regular not ADA compliant because of the limited number of guests and land challenges), and a handwashing station. The dinner will be served by Santa Elena's food truck, who will have their truck on site for immediate service. Volunteers will be servers. Our Board Members will have walkie talkie's for communication throughout the event for all needs and potential emergency management. We will connect with the nearest fire station ahead of time. Nicole Turner-Ravana will be in charge with the emergency management as needed with recommendations from the nearest fire station as to strategies in certain circumstances. An alcohol license will be requested. Please see the attached file for the layout of the event. Also attached is our insurance certificate.

Estimated Participants: 100   Estimated Spectators: 15

Food / Alcohol:
  Food is being served: VENDOR
 Alcohol IS being served.

   Fri. 09/15/2023: 6 PM - 9 PM


Reviewing Agency Comments/Status

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Status: Approved


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Code Compliance

Status: Approved

Comments: Research has not been conducted. Accordingly, there are no known code violations at this time.

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Colorado Division of Wildlife

Status: Approved


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County Clerk and Recorder

Status: Approved

Comments: I have reached out to the applicant for a Special Event Liquor application. Thank you, Deirdre This License is on the 09/05/2023 Consent Agenda. Thank you, Deirdre

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Status: Approved


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Flood - Larimer County

Status: Approved

Comments: This event is not located within the regulatory floodplain, so there are no applicable floodplain regulations for this event.

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Status: Approved

Comments: --The mobile food vendor must hold a 2023 Colorado Retail Food License. Please ensure the event coordinator completes the Event Coordinator Application at least 14 days prior to the event. The application is free and ensures onsite food service for the event is documented properly with our office. The application and more information on food service at temporary events can be found here: https://www.larimer.gov/health/environmental-health/food-safety-program --Potable water shall be made available to attendees. An adequate supply of drinking water shall be provided from a public, treated water supply (which can be transported and dispensed in clean and sanitized food grade containers, or as commercial bottled water). Water from an untreated well is not approved. --The residence onsite is supported by a septic system. It is understood that the residence will not be used for the event. Please note the onsite septic system is not approved for event use, only portable toilets shall be used. The applicant is proposing 2 portable restrooms, none of which are ADA compliant. Please ensure at least one of the two units is ADA compliant if there is any possibility that an attendee will need accessible accommodations. In addition, with an attendance of 115 people for 3 hours with alcohol service, we recommend a minimum of 3 portable restrooms. --One handwashing station will be provided. The handwashing station shall be adequately stocked with water, soap, paper towels and a waste bin at all times. --Please ensure an adequate number of waste receptacles are provided for the event. --The Larimer County Noise Ordinance will apply to this event. A maximum of 55 decibels is allowed from 7am to 7pm, and a maximum of 50 decibels is allowed from 7pm to 7am at the event site property lines. The applicant must ensure methods are in place to limit disturbance and impacts to neighboring properties resulting from amplified noise. The event occurs Friday evening, therefore complaints regarding noise disturbances would be directed to the Sheriff's Department. If not already doing so, please notify neighbors of event and provide contact information so that they may notify owners to resolve issues before contacting the sheriff.

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Larimer County Emergency Management

Status: Approved


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Status: Approved


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Poudre Fire Authority

Status: Approved


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Risk Management

Status: Approved

Comments: Thank you

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Status: Approved

Comments: Michaud Lane doesn't have thru traffic so I don't see ingress/egress being an issue with the anticipated attendance. If you would like law enforcement support, you must contact Sheriff Admin staff at (970)498-5108, 1 month prior to the event.

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Final Disposition


Good Morning Nicole and Ryan,

Congratulations! Your special event permit application has been approved.

Please print the permit and have it available for the duration of the event.

Have fun!