Farm to School-Donors Dig It!

Farm to School-Donors Dig It!

Members are Investing in a sustainable food future A national poll funded by Kellogg last month indicates that nine out of ten Americans support farm to school programs. But according to the USDA’s 2014 Farm to School census, only about 44% of schools have them. And...
Farm to School: Chefs Dig It!

Farm to School: Chefs Dig It!

At School And At Home, Scratch Cooking Is Making A Comeback A cool, fall morning mist hovers over the ground, but a few intrepid students will make their way to the garden to harvest the last of the season’s fresh lettuce, spinach, kale, and arugula. The salad greens...
Farm to School: Parents Dig It!

Farm to School: Parents Dig It!

HEALTHY CHILDREN ARE BETTER LEARNERS Parents understand that healthy food choices are fundamentally important for growing kids. We know this on a common-sense level, and the data backs it up.  “Research suggests that students’ health and learning are inextricably...
Farm to School: Kids Dig It!

Farm to School: Kids Dig It!

  By Cassie Pence Lillian Brodie, 11, is standing behind baskets of fresh vegetables underneath a tent at the Four Way in Crested Butte. It’s the final day of Mountain Roots’ weeklong Farm to Table camp and she’s selling the produce. Having harvested the veggies...
Take Action at the Farmers’ Market!

Take Action at the Farmers’ Market!

Colorado Farm & Food Alliance Takes a Summer Road Trip This summer the Colorado Farm & Food Alliance for Resource Balance will again be taking to the road to visit some Farmers’ Markets around the state, with trips in July to Ridgway, Gunnison, Crested Butte...