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Arbor Yarn Art

By On April 27, 2016

Colorful hand knitted hearts randomly fluttered from the blooming cherries in the morning breeze as students of Kinard middle school arrived on foot, by bike or were dropped off by parents. Little… Read More

Healthy Snack
Announcements

A pending Farm to School Bill in Colorado

By On January 12, 2015

The Colorado Farm to School Task Force has been promoting ways to increase fresh and locally sourced food in school cafeterias. As a result of their efforts several challenges were identified. One… Read More

Education

What’s Missing?

By On April 11, 2014

Wednesday evening I went to the Northern Colorado Local Food Cluster kickoff. It wasn’t a party like some of you may have imagined. It was an opportunity to learn about the Cluster… Read More

Education

Cresset Farm – No Kid Left Inside

By On February 23, 2014

While a little cold, yesterday was a beautiful day for a farm visit. Heading east just 15 minutes from downtown Fort Collins I headed over for my first visit to Cresset Farm… Read More

Education

Colorado Farm to School Task Force

By On January 9, 2014

Is coming to Larimer County on January 30, 2014 to conduct a day of workshops on the topic. If your interested in farm to school efforts, or already involved this is a… Read More

In Your Neighborhood

Mentors

By On August 18, 2013

Yesterday I was reminded of the importance of having a mentor. Someone to go to when my own knowledge and resources are sorely lacking. I had a sick chicken. An older gal.… Read More

Diggin' It

Diggin’ It

By On August 1, 2013

It’s fair time! The Larimer County Fair and Rodeo starts this Friday, August 2 and runs through Tuesday, August 6. County Fairs are a long standing tradition. It’s a big time for… Read More

In Your Neighborhood

Sustainability

By On July 7, 2013

When I hear the word sustainability the first thing that comes to mind is the land. How are we taking care of it. How are we nourishing the soil that in turn… Read More

In Your Neighborhood

Farmer Profile – Meghan Williams & Michael Baute of Spring Kite Farm

By On April 28, 2013

It is a beautiful warm and sunny Saturday morning as I head down to Spring Kite Farms to meet with Meghan and get a farm tour. The April snow has made it’s… Read More

In Your Neighborhood

Farmer Profile – Luke Hall from Shire

By On April 21, 2013

It is a beautifully overcast morning to spend on a farm tour of Shire CSA, an amazing gem in the middle of FOCO suburbia. Located on East Prospect, the garden is bordered… Read More