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First Certified Local Restaurant

We are delighted to announce the first restaurant joining the Certified Local program - little on mountain! little is a neighborhood eatery located in Old Town West Fort Collins offering brunch, supper, and takeaway, including a daily family meal. They have been...

Fort Collins Winter Market

We are excited to announce that the Foodshed Project is supporting the 2020-2021 Fort Collins Winter Farmers Market! The Winter Market supports local food producers, increases the supply of fresh produce and whole foods in our region, encourages season extension, and...

Launching Certified Local

It's here! Certified Local has officially launched, and we are now accepting restaurant applications. Visit our new Certified Local page for an overview of the program and the certification standards. We'll be announcing the initial cohort of certified restaurants...

Market Ambassador Program Update

We are excited to announce that the Market Ambassador fundraising campaign raised over $2,500! Thank you to all our sponsors and partners for your support. Larimer County Extension has been hard at work kicking off the program, starting with a virtual tour of the...

Market Ambassador Program

We are excited to announce that the Northern Colorado Foodshed Project is partnering with Larimer County Extension to help create a farmers market diversity and inclusion program. Too often, language and cultural barriers mean that not all community members feel...

Foodshed Project Logo

Exciting news over here at the Foodshed Project. We are delighted to finally unveil The Foodshed Project logo! Our logo was created by local Fort Collins artist, Erin Macleod, and designed with a great amount of intentionality in mind. When coming up with the concept,...

Relocalizing Restaurants Event- February 24th

We have begun a conversation with local farmers and restaurateurs to increase the amount of locally-grown food in our restaurants. To launch this effort, we are co-hosting (with PVCF) a conversation between Kevin Grossi, Ben Pfeffer, and Kevin Jablonski. See below for...

City of Fort Collins Farmland

In late June, the City of Fort Collins released a request for proposals to integrate and manage a sustainable agriculture project on city-owned land. In collaboration with Poudre Valley Community Farms, the Northern Colorado Foodshed Project submitted a comprehensive...

Farmers Markets

In September it came to our attention that there was no plan for running the Downtown Winter Farmers Market in Fort Collins this year. With leadership from Clinton Wilson, Executive Director of Poudre Valley Community Farms, the Foodshed Project collaborated with PVCF...

NoCo Food Cluster Funds

The Northern Colorado Food Cluster is a local non-profit that is in the process of dissolving. We are in conversation with their remaining board members about receiving some of their remaining funds to support staffing to aid in the early development of the Foodshed...