Category: Organizations

National Young Farmers Coalition

– Kate Greenburg Founded in 2010 by three young farmers, the National Young Farmers Coalition (NYFC) represents, mobilizes, and engages young farmers to ensure their success. With three farmer-driven chapters in Colorado and over 24 nation-wide, NYFC is building a movement through which young farmers can find land and […]

Roaring Fork Food Policy Council

– Gwen Garcelon A few years ago I watched a documentary called The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil, about how Cubans re-invented their entire agricultural system after being cut off from their oil supply in 1989, coming almost entirely from the USSR. Their economy was in […]

Transition Town

By: Brian Fritz The first training for Transition Town in the United States took place in Boulder, Colorado, in September 2008.  Since then there have been multiple Transition Town Initiatives emerging throughout the country, with 15 of those in Colorado alone. The Transition Town Initiative was developed in […]