North Fork Solar Fair Draws Record Crowd

North Fork Solar Fair Draws Record Crowd

Community Turns Out to Learn & Act for Local Solutions PAONIA CO – Since soon after the earliest settlers moved into Colorado’s North Fork Valley it has relied on two major forces to drive its economy: energy and agriculture. This year the North Fork Solar Fair...
North Fork Solar Fair to Feature Local Solutions

North Fork Solar Fair to Feature Local Solutions

North Fork Solar Fair and Permaculture Expo in Paonia, Colorado May 13 from 4:30 until 9:00 PM at Solar Energy International This Year’s Theme: Cultivating Community and Homegrown Energy PAONIA CO – Since soon after the earliest settlers moved into Colorado’s North...
Climate Change from Farm to Table

Climate Change from Farm to Table

Article and Photos by Desdemona Dallas DENVER, CO. – In the realm of climate change you really are what you eat. Our agricultural and food industries have a huge impact on the environment, and a huge stake in keeping it healthy. Farmers, drink makers, and...
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...