San Luis Valley Local Foods Coalition
A Movement Toward Sustainability Farm to Table Locally Grown, Sold Locally Educating the Community Real Foods, Local Farms, Eat SLV
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SLV Local Foods Coalition

"Foster an equitable local food system that restores the health of the people, community, economy and ecosystem."

Valley Roots Food Hub - Debut!!

san luis valley roots food hubCome Join Us for the Debut of our Local Food Hub by participating in Local Food Tasting Events from May 26th - May 31st. View full size Event Poster below.
We look forward to seeing you there!

Healthy Habits Program

SLV LOCAL FOODS COALITION Healthy Habits Program seeks a part-time, summer mobile kitchen "MOKI" Coordinator. The position will involve preparation ahead of time and then one long Friday a week to cover both the Monte Vista Farmers Market in the morning and the La Jara Farmers Market in the afternoon. The Monte Vista Farmers Market starts first in July and runs for 14 weeks in Monte Vista. The La Jara market begins in August and runs for 7 weeks in various locations in Conejos County.

Moki Coordinator will prepare and manage the healthy cooking demonstrations, recruit volunteer chefs and local cooks, and will handle produce voucher redemption at the markets. For questions, contact Liza Marron 719-539-5606. Valid Drivers License required Cooking and Public Relation skills required.
Position pays $12 per hour. Email resume and cover letter to opportunity.slvlocalfoods@gmail.com by 5pm Monday, June 8th.

Valley Research Study

An insightful economic study of the San Luis Valley Region highlighting the Local Farm & Food Economy conducted by Ken Meter of the Crossroads Resource Centerand is available for viewing. The consumer study covers Alamosa, Conejos, Costilla, Mineral, Rio Grande, & Saguache Counties. View SLV Study Results.

SLV Upcoming Seed-Related Events

Join the San Luis Valley for many gatherings of Seed-Related events through August 2015 including Gardening & Greenhouse Lectures, Seed Workshops, Gardening Demos, Green House Tours & much more! Spring is around the corner and these events will help you get ready for the upcoming garden and growing season! View Seed-Related Events Schedule.


Local Food Tastings

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Join Us for a variety of Local Food Tasting Events starting Tuesday, May 26th thru Saturday, May 30th happening throughout the San Luis Valley.

Presented by Valley Roots Food Hub.
View Event Poster »»

Plant Sale & Open House

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Join Us - Saturday, May 30th from 10am-2pm at the Alamosa Community Greenhouse on 12th and Edison for the Spring Plant Sale & Open House.

Come check out the variety of plants available for your garden and home!

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LFC Monthly Meeting

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Join Us - Friday, June 5th from 9:30am-11:30am at Boyd Community Garden corner of 11th & State Ave.

VEGI Service Day event in lieu of LFC monthly meeting. For more information call Robin Lewis at 615-895-0158.
Come lend a hand!


Other Events & Projects

View all upcoming LFC Events and be sure to check out the News & Events page Calendar for additional events.
Visit our Projects section to learn more about our involved activities and attended events!


Appreciation for our many sponsors who have made our work possible especially:

Sangre De Cristo National Heritage Area

Cooking Matters

THE LAURA JANE MUSSER FUND


Clif Bar Family Foundation

Rocky Mountain Prevention Research Center

El Pomar Foundation


Anschutz Family Foundation

Valley Wide Health Systems, Inc.
The Colorado Health Foundation
The Alamosa Marketing District


"Eating is an Agricultural Act." - Wendell Berry

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