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2018 Annual Meeting

2018 Annual Meeting

We loved seeing so many of you at the 2018 Annual Meeting!  Thank you to our beverage sponsors, Horse & Dragon Brewing Co., Summit Hard Cider and Turtle Mountain Tea. Weren’t able to make the meeting?  View the presentation here. We also made available the...
Member Spotlight : Sproutin’ Up

Member Spotlight : Sproutin’ Up

Anne Genson is a force of nature with a huge heart for kids and a passion for healthy eating.  Nine years ago while working with the Healthy Kids Club sponsored by Poudre Valley Hospital, she set a course to make a big impact in the lives of kids and teens in the...
Cottage Food Safety Training

Cottage Food Safety Training

Thinking about starting a Cottage Food business?  One of the requirements is to receive a food handler’s license.  You can do this through several online services by reading through generic food safety material and then taking a test.  This meets the...
CSA Fair

CSA Fair

Join us for a CSA Fair featuring some of your favorite farms! We are excited to offer a special matching for SNAP recipients matching 50% of a 2018 CSA share purchase, up to $200 thanks to a grant from Kaiser Permanente. Sproutin’ Up Donoma Farm Sunray Natural...
Startup Week for Food Businesses

Startup Week for Food Businesses

This month, we are doing things a little differently.  Instead of a member spotlight, we are going to highlight the upcoming Startup Week to let you know about all the great (free!) sessions that may benefit you.  This year’s Fort Collins Startup Week has a...
Member Spotlight : Strategic Nutrition Communications

Member Spotlight : Strategic Nutrition Communications

Good Source of Vitamin D! High in Fiber! Heart Healthy! Helps Support Weight Loss!  As a food business, you want your product to consumers to pick up your brand over someone else’s. Including a nutritional claim is one way to stand out as well as including all...
Member Spotlight : FoCo Cafe

Member Spotlight : FoCo Cafe

Raise your hand if you have heard of FoCo Cafe.  Now, raise your hand if you have dined for lunch at FoCo Cafe.  Mallory Andrews often starts her presentations at local fundraisers or awareness events this way.  She is always surprised at how many people haven’t...
Holiday Community Connect

Holiday Community Connect

We had a wonderful evening connecting with so many of you at our last Community Connect.  Held at Block One Events overlooking the Cache la Poudre, we had a perfect setting to enjoy the delicious food and drink and each other.  Our theme this quarter was giving back...
Holiday Recipes from Local Chefs

Holiday Recipes from Local Chefs

The Winter Farmers Market Holiday Recipe book is out!  Find recipes from local chefs and crafters from Locality, The Farmhouse, Spoons, The Cooking Studio and Social using seasonal and local ingredients.  Pick up a printed copy at one of the December markets or...
Happy Heart Farm For Sale

Happy Heart Farm For Sale

We hate to see Happy Heart Farm go; Dennis and Bailey are one of the founding parents of local food in Northern Colorado.  Hopefully, the farm will be able to continue providing locally and sustainably grown food to the community in some fashion. For all the details...