Spur Center for Food and Agriculture
The Spur Center for Food and Agriculture will provide experiential learning opportunities and impactful research in food systems.
The Spur Center for Food and Agriculture will further the mission of global impact at the National Western Center by providing K-12 education, interactive learning opportunities for families, and flexible conference and exhibit space. The facility will tie together research, outreach, and education in an inspiring location, anchoring CSU in the heart of the National Western Center.
As part of its land-grant mission of outreach, education, and service, CSU has an Extension office serving every county in Colorado. The Spur Center for Food and Agriculture will serve as an additional space for Denver Urban Extension to respond to community educational need and offer a variety of resources, ranging from gardening classes to energy audits.
In addition, the Spur Center for Food and Agriculture will provide space for a variety of activities including arts performances, business incubation, and laboratory research.
- K-12 Ag Discovery Center
- Classroom and lab space
- Event and performance space
- Food sensory testing
- Teaching and commissary kitchen
- Denver Metro Extension Center
- CSU Metro Experiment Station
- Denver Engagement Hub
- Community spaces