This article highlights the interlinking ways that industrial agriculture moves into the Not Good, Not Clean, Not Fair zone. Mono-culture, pesticide exposure and pollution of ground water sources, political disenfranchisement, and land ownership consolidation are interlocked and reinforced in our current food systems.
Great article about how a greenhouse can work in serious winter weather.
Slow Food Colorado Springs is holding a Community and Member‘s meeting on Wednesday, February 24th @ 5:30PM at BJ‘s Restaurant and Brewhouse in University Village. There will be a cash bar. Light appetizers are on us!
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We hope to see you there.
CFAM winter markets are every third Sunday – which means this there is one this Sunday. Come on by the Ivywild School on Sunday, from 11 am to 3 pm, to stock up on all your favorite goods from their amazing local vendors. CFAM is the only market in town with 100% Colorado vendors, 100% of the time.
Slow Food Colorado Springs is planning a tour of Corner Post Meats, with a potluck to follow, on Sunday, October 25. The one hour tour will start at1 pm, and we will plan to eat at around 2:30. If you have not been to Corner Post, you will find it to be a beautiful spot with a wonderful story.
Bring a dish to share, and a beverage of your choice. The steering committee will be cooking some examples of Corner Post meats for sharing.
Please RSVP by email to email@example.com with the number of people who will be attending.
Corner Post Meats is located at 10165 Hodgen Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80908.
We also wish to let our members know about a Colorado College event being held from 4:00 to 6 PM on Friday, September 25, 2015, at the Russell T. Tutt Science Lecture Hall (Room 122).
William Powers, author of “green living” bestseller “Twelve by Twelve”, will read from his new book, “New Slow City: Living Simply in the World’s Fastest City” followed by a discussion and book signing. A light, “rescued” dinner will be served afterwards. The event is free and open to the public.
Come join us at the Colorado Farm and Art Market Fall Fundraiser at 3:30 PM on Sunday, September 27, 2015 at the Margarita at Pine Creek. Slow Food Colorado Springs will be helping to sponsor this event, which will be a Colorado Wine Tasting with the wonderful chefs at The Margarita preparing hors d’oeuvres from fresh, local food provided by our local CFAM vendors and farmers. Come support the Colorado Farm and Art Market, and Slow Food Colorado Springs, while you mingle with your friends and enjoy local food and drink. Prices are $65.00 per person (in advance), $55.00 for for Slow Food members. For more information or to purchase tickets, please go to the CFAM website.