Cheyenne Botanic Gardens News and Events

07-08-09 CBG Director, Shane Smith honored for starting Wyoming’s first farmers market in 1980

Press Release.

The Director of the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens was recently honored for his role in starting the State of Wyoming’s first public, modern-day farmers market. A plaque and “Award of Excellence” was recently presented to Smith from the Wyoming Farmer’s Market Association for his “Dedication and persistence in founding and developing the State’s first farmers’ market.” Smith is pictured right.