Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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by John F. Freeman

Unlike other farm organizations, the farmers union has viewed itself as an association of farmers and consumers dedicated to economic and social justice for all...

horno oven

by Alan Lewis

Turning ears of corn into rows of chicos is simple, especially if you have a dome-shaped mud oven, called a horno. Bernadette sets a blazing fire to heat the walls of the oven, then lets it burn down to glowing ...

groceryshelves

by Blake Angelo

In the coming months, the City and County of Denver will begin the development of a comprehensive, citywide fresh food strategy which will incorporate infrastructure needs for the growing, processing, distribution and retailing of fresh foods to address these challenges ...

Peaches

by Wendy Peters Moschetti

"Local food doesn't just have to live in one place. It lives everywhere!”

Unfiduciarizing

by Woody Tasch

There is something oxymoronic in the notion that a movement dedicated
 to bringing money back down to earth would seek to do so utilizing the internet...

Dear Presidential Candidate

by Alan Lewis

Precisely because Americans do understand “sound science” they have lost trust in the Coordinated Framework for the Regulation of Biotechnology. In essence, the Coordinated Framework has gingerly circumvented sound science because that is what it was designed for...

the-first-lie

by Greg Wright

It sounds as if human population increases independently from the food supply and that farmers and chemical companies are taking the necessary measures to feed them...

hearth-and-table

by Alan Lewis

Not long ago, Colorado did not automatically scale up every locally grown food into a global crop commodity. Colorado was a beehive of locally focused agricultural activity. A good part of the state’s population was directly employed in farming, ranching, ...

Spring 2016

Linger sign

Connecting with our local food system needs to be easier and more accessible for the general public. Distribution channels need to be clearer and well defined...
Bitcoin to Beetcoin

I want my community to be home to a healthy population of small and midsize diversified organic farms and all the small food enterprises that process and distribute their food, ...
goat dairy

Mountain Flower Goat Dairy is a nonprofit organization that manages a small herd, has a CSA, runs farm education programs and is organizing a goat dairy cooperative.
poudre-valley

An innovative cooperative buying agricultural land for long-term lease to local farmers, creates a new model for providing the next generation of farmers access to farmland so they can continue ...
sustainable-settings

A nonprofit diversified livestock and vegetable producer, Sustainable Settings is seeking capital to complete the building of its solar-powered dairy barn.
valley-roots

The Valley Roots Food Hub is the aggregating, marketing, and customer service link between local producers and local buyers in the San Luis Valley and Chaffee County.
kitchen-coop

The Kitchen Coop provides food manufacturing space, industrial culinary equipment, industry professionals, and supplemental shared services to help small food companies become profitable, effective organizations.
westwood-food-cooperative

Denver’s first grocery store that is owned and operated by a community living in a food desert.
mm-local

MM Local Foods is an organic food company that sells simply and naturally preserved produce – with every jar identifying for the consumer which local farm is the producer.
ozuke

This rapidly growing producer of organic raw krauts and kim chi has a strong commitment to local sourcing.

The Local Food Revolution

A deeper revolution

The much-needed revolution in the way humanity feeds itself is a spontaneous uprising, already well under way, kindled by people who are discovering that not only is the current global ...
John Ikerd cover

Those who are truly called to be farmers will find a way to make a living farming sustainably...
horno oven

Turning ears of corn into rows of chicos is simple, especially if you have a dome-shaped mud oven, called a horno. Bernadette sets a blazing fire to heat the walls ...

Featured Articles

hearth-and-table

Not long ago, Colorado did not automatically scale up every locally grown food into a global crop commodity. Colorado was a beehive of locally focused agricultural activity. A good part ...
the-first-lie

It sounds as if human population increases independently from the food supply and that farmers and chemical companies are taking the necessary measures to feed them...
the-jungle

The U.S. cow herd number is the smallest in over 70 years at the same time as overall beef demand has continued to grow. Over 90 percent of our hog ...
Dear Presidential Candidate

Precisely because Americans do understand “sound science” they have lost trust in the Coordinated Framework for the Regulation of Biotechnology. In essence, the Coordinated Framework has gingerly circumvented sound science ...
Mike Callicrate, Ranch Foods Direct

While large producers try to sell as many animals as possible at whatever price processors are willing to pay, Mike Callicrate doesn’t play the volume game...
Eric and Tim Produce Denver

Land tenure is a particularly important issue for growers, because so much time, energy, and organic matter must be invested to make most soils here productive...
Vintage tractor

...a Farmer’s Union for the protection of farmers against depreciating prices of farm products by speculators, and the transaction of such other business as may properly be brought before such ...
Permaculture Perspective

"We need to teach people how to really work with this land, how to produce calories from the High Plains in a way that maintains or improves the soil and ...
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Unlike other farm organizations, the farmers union has viewed itself as an association of farmers and consumers dedicated to economic and social justice for all...

Local Food At Home

Farm in winter
Winter is a good time to remind ourselves that living with less (including food and dietary variety) may be just the beginning of a mindfully transforming society…

Slow Money

Resilient investor

It’s quite empowering to know that all our actions, taken with or without money, are part of a life-long series of investments. But what is it that we really want ...
Unfiduciarizing

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