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."

Rio Grande Healthy Living Park

San Luis Valley Local Foods Coalition is seeking a Land Use Manager for the Rio Grande Healthy Living Park 38-acre property. Stewardship activities of this job include: cropland, trails & wetland management and maintenance, engagement with park users from the community, and administrative tasks to address the immediate and long-term needs concerning the land. View full job description.

Valley Roots Food Hub - RFP

The Valley Roots food Hub is accepting Request for Proposals, seeking a local food enthusiast and/or creative graphic designfirm/person to work closely with the General Manager and the Food Hub Advisory Board to execute tasks related to the launch of this Enterprise this Spring. View full description of Proposal Guidelines.

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.


Organic Gardening Lecture/Potluck

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Join Us - Saturday, March 14th, 10am-4pm, 2nd Floor Nielsen Library ASU in Alamosa.

Informative Lecture lead by Paul Niebel. $10 includes printed packet.
RSVP to 719-298-0106.

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Wild Foods of the SLV

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Join Us - Monday, March 30th 6:30pm for the Wild Foods of the SLV presentation with Maury Grimm, 2nd Floor Nielsen Library at ASU.

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RGHLP Work Day

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Join Us - Saturday, April 18th at 9am at the Rio Grande Healthy Living Park.

Work Day with the community enhancing the Healthy Living Park. Includes Earth Day fence building with Karen Lemke.

Bring gloves, sun hat and water.
All are welcome!


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

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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