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

The San Luis Valley Local Foods Coalition develops local networks, educates the community, and promotes programs and policies that create an economically, socially and environmentally sustainable local food system for the San Luis Valley Region.

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 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.

Local Foods Coalition Meeting

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Join Us - March 6th, 9:30am-11:30am at 514 Main Street in Alamosa in the Hospice del Valle meeting room.

Our monthly meeting will feature Dr. Jini Puma and SLV Direct Market Producer Survey results presentation.

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A Call For Seeds!

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Join Us - February 20th from 5-8pm for the Seed to Seed Library Kick-off Event

LFC is collaborating with the ASU Nielsen Library to collect LOCAL seed from the community for free check out. Includes Seeds of Time documentary film.
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Free showing of FED UP

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Join Us - Friday, February 27th at 7pm at Alamosa Presbyterian Church located at 330 San Juan Avenue.

Enjoy a free showing of the recently released documentary about modern-day diet and effects of sugar on our health and society. Invite a freind!
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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


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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