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A Local Evening in Morocco With Peggy Markel – July 30

Morocco inspires visions of smoking tagines, those conical terracotta cooking vessels that slow-cook delectable meat and vegetables with spices, preserved lemon, and when called for, fresh and dried fruit. Come and join us around the fire for a presentation of … Continue reading

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Robyn O’Brien: Patriotism on a Plate

Wow: Most of us are aware of the issues around GM foods in America, but Robyn O’Brien’s TEDx Mile High talk earlier this year is eye-opening, to say the least. Awareness is the first step: Patriotism on a Plate

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2011 Colorado Farm Fresh Directory

It’s growing season and Colorado is a GREAT place to be to experience all that’s LOCAL! The 2011 Colorado Farm Fresh Directory features more than 260 farms, ranches, roadside stands, u-picks, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs and agritourism operations as … Continue reading

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Beer & Wine Time.

Two great events happening this week: Colorado Winefest and 2011 Denver International Beer Competition. Come out and get a taste of the local talent on display! MORE INFO>Winefest.   MORE INFO>Beer Competition.    

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Farm Dinner for School Food Project June 8

Great Food, Great Venue, Great Cause: Our Children’s Health! and… Volunteer servers needed: Email sunny.young@bvsd.org        

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Time to Act: GM Crops on County Ag Land Meeting

The next Cropland Policy Advisory Group meeting is a discussion meeting on GMO Crops on public lands. It is scheduled for Wednesday, June 1, 2011 from 5:30 – 7:30 at the Open Space Offices, 5201 St. Vrain Road Longmont, CO … Continue reading

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Preserve@Home Online Classes

Colorado State University Extension and the University of Idaho Extension are offering Preserve@Home online classes to help you learn the techniques and safety practices of food preservation. Read more and sign up!.

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Edible Front Range wins PUBLICATION OF THE YEAR

We couldn’t be happier for our friends at Edible Front Range! read more…

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UPDATE: Local Foods, Local Jobs Act DERAILED

The opponents of the ‘Local Foods, Local Jobs’ Act have successfully derailed local foods from being fairly considered.  Although it is technically scheduled for a hearing tomorrow afternoon, this effectively sets the bill up for failure because it will die … Continue reading

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Pictures don’t lie. Help keep them legal.

UPDATE: Sign the petition TODAY! YOUR VOICE COUNTS! It failed in Florida and is still up for vote in Iowa and Minnesota…. Lawmakers are taking action to address the egregious conditions that exist at factory farms. But not to create … Continue reading

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