Jan 22, 2019
Agriculture and local food play a vital role in the Pikes Peak Regional 2030 Sustainability Plan. Three local food practitioners share how local groups are promoting agriculture and local food in the Pikes Peak region. The speakers share how their work is supporting the goals to:
Barbra Gibb - Pikes Peak
View her slide presentation, Local Food Literacy Initiative
Nat Stein - Colorado Food Rescue and Soil
View her slide presentation, Soil Cycle
Ellen Johnson-Fay - The Local Food
View her slide presentation, The Local Food Coalition
1) The Grain School mentioned by Ellen Johnson-Fay as happening “this weekend” happened on January 18 and 19 of 2019. These presentations were made on January 16, 2019.
2) The email address given out for the Pikes Peak Library District’s Green Team ends in .org (not .com)
This was the January 2019 Sustainability in Progress presentation. Sustainability in Progress is a monthly program of the Peak Alliance for a Sustainable Future. Join us (free) the third Wednesday of every month 7:30-9:00 a.m. in the Wildcat Room at the Ivywild School. Coffee and pastries are provided.
LINKS Mentioned in this Episode:
The Local Food Coalition (a part of the Green Cities Coalition)
Pikes Peak Foodshed Forum (February 22, 2019) (we'll post this link when we have it)
BrownsGreens (compost pickup west of I-25)
Sustainable Palm Oil presentation January 25, 2019 (Pikes Peak Environmental Forum)