Local Foods

April 22, 2019
Gas Flares

Methane Hearings in Durango

On Tuesday, April 23 at 5:30pm, the Air Quality Control Division will hold a public hearing at the Durango Public Library to get input from residents from southwest Colorado. They need to hear your voice!
April 18, 2019
Wink Davis & Kate Greenberg

The Governor’s Forum on Colorado Agriculture

On February 27, Alliance Food & Ag Committee Co-Chair Wink Davis and Organizer Leah Lopez attended the Governor's Forum on Colorado Agriculture in Denver.
December 13, 2018

Taking advantage of the Cottage Foods Act

Thanks to the passionate and steadfast work of Western Colorado Alliance members like Monica Wiitanen at Small Potatoes Farm, the Colorado Cottage Food Act has enabled […]
December 12, 2018

Farm Bill passage nears, changes needed in NAFTA 2.0

Congress makes progress on conservation and energy, but a new Country of Origin Labeling deal is key for family farms and ranches from the Western Organization […]
November 29, 2018

Access is top issue in local foods

by Leah López, Community Organizer By the glow of a setting September sun, we ate and drank and laughed and talked food. Alliance members and invited […]
July 20, 2018

Farm bill impacts more than farmers

The 2018 Farm Bill – which is currently being debated by the US Congress – is much more than an agricultural aid package. In fact, it […]
June 26, 2018

‘Homegrown Stories’ features Alliance members

Four Western Colorado Alliance members were recently featured in Homegrown Stories, a project featuring food and farm systems that honor the health of families, the land and […]
June 4, 2016

2016 Legislative Session Wrap Up

2016 Legislative Wrap-up   Good News for Farmers, Eaters, Bakers and Home Canners In one fell swoop, Senate Bill 58 changed two Colorado laws and made […]
February 17, 2016

Colorado Legislature in full swing

Rain barrels are back, OHV legislation advances, poultry processing bill introduced The legislature is in full swing and things are moving fast. As the fifth week […]
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