Nov 7, 2019
Less than 1% of our food was grown within 50 miles of Colorado Springs, estimates Larry Stebbins. Larry is one of the panelists gathered by moderator Ellen Johnson-Fay to discuss what is needed to help local food flourish in the Pikes Peak region.
This panel discussion took place on October 19, 2019 as part of the Peak Environment Podfest, recorded in front of a live audience and co-hosted by Studio 809 and Stargazers Theatre & Event Center.
Convener of the Green Cities Local Food Coalition
Owner, Cultivate Health LLC
The Garden Father
Teacher & Farmer
Flying Pig Farm
Front Range Liaison for Tap Root Cooperative
This episode is courtesy of the Green Cities Coalition. The Green Cities Coalition communicates the promise of embracing sustainable actions in our environment and with one another. We strive to collaborate in positive ways and create partnerships with other people and organizations inside and outside of the sustainability community.
Ultimately, our goal is to celebrate with you the achievements of those who contribute to the preservation and health of our local natural and human environments. We invite you to Communicate, Collaborate and Celebrate all things sustainable with us! Join us at our next Green Drinks gathering, Thursday, November 21, 5:30-7:30 pm at Smokebrush Farm.
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Thursday, November 21, 2019
5:30 to 7:30 pm
Smokebrush Farm (Red Crags Estate)
302 El Paso Blvd, Manitou Springs, CO 80829
Potluck contributions welcome
Some refreshments provided
$5 donation requested
Parking is limited; please carpool if you can
The following environment/sustainability organizations in the Pikes Peak region collaborate to produce the Peak Environment podcast about environmental stewardship, sustainable living and enlightened public policy in the Pikes Peak Region.
Peak Alliance for a Sustainable Future
Pikes Peak Environmental Forum
Pikes Peak Library District Green Team
Pikes Peak Group of Sierra Club
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