April 2015 – Links of the Month

Local Links:

Deadline of 4/15/2015 – http://www.actionforhealthykids.org/component/content/article/29-general/945-colorado-afhk-parent-advocate-program – Funding program for up to $1000 for support to school wellness programs.

http://www.waltpub.com/papers/we/wood%203-6-15.pdf Coverage of the Rockrimmon Library Top Teen Chef contest.

http://www.manitouseedlibrary.org/ Manitou Springs Seed Library

 

Colorado Links:

http://coloradofarmtoschool.org/evaluation-toolkit/ Evaluation support for evaluating Farm to School programs in Colorado

http://www.lajuntatribunedemocrat.com/article/20141227/News/141229938#sthash.6qo9UmBY.gbpl Leveraging local foods in Pueblo

http://www.gjsentinel.com/special_sections/articles/womans-prior-hardship-served-8232as-fertilizer-for Update on Community Gardens in Grand Junction

 

National Links:

http://wric.com/2015/03/23/farm-to-school-program-boosts-learning/ Nice Farm to School coverage in Richmond, VA

http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/article16244966.html Sacramento approves urban farm ordinance

 

March 2015 – Links of the Month

Must read from this week in the Independent:

D11 challenges in current environment: http://www.csindy.com/coloradosprings/d-11-begins-cafeteria-cuts/Content?oid=3004084

Impact on Ranch Food Direct: http://www.csindy.com/coloradosprings/castrating-a-bull/Content?oid=3004087

Jill Gaebler on Food Policy Council: http://gazette.com/guest-column-why-a-healthy-food-policy-is-essential/article/1546373

Great article on encouraging local food production from Minnesota: http://civileats.com/2015/02/20/community-table-helping-farmers-on-the-margins-thrive/#more-21652