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Startup Week for Food Businesses

Startup Week for Food Businesses

This month, we are doing things a little differently.  Instead of a member spotlight, we are going to highlight the upcoming Startup Week to let you know about all the great (free!) sessions that may benefit you.  This year's Fort Collins Startup Week has a couple of...

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Member Spotlight : Strategic Nutrition Communications

Member Spotlight : Strategic Nutrition Communications

Good Source of Vitamin D! High in Fiber! Heart Healthy! Helps Support Weight Loss!  As a food business, you want your product to consumers to pick up your brand over someone else's. Including a nutritional claim is one way to stand out as well...

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Member Spotlight : FoCo Cafe

Member Spotlight : FoCo Cafe

Raise your hand if you have heard of FoCo Cafe.  Now, raise your hand if you have dined for lunch at FoCo Cafe.  Mallory Andrews often starts her presentations at local fundraisers or awareness events this way.  She is always surprised at how many people haven't even...

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Holiday Community Connect

Holiday Community Connect

We had a wonderful evening connecting with so many of you at our last Community Connect.  Held at Block One Events overlooking the Cache la Poudre, we had a perfect setting to enjoy the delicious food and drink and each other.  Our theme this quarter was giving back...

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Holiday Recipes from Local Chefs

Holiday Recipes from Local Chefs

The Winter Farmers Market Holiday Recipe book is out!  Find recipes from local chefs and crafters from Locality, The Farmhouse, Spoons, The Cooking Studio and Social using seasonal and local ingredients.  Pick up a printed copy at one of the December markets or...

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Happy Heart Farm For Sale

Happy Heart Farm For Sale

We hate to see Happy Heart Farm go; Dennis and Bailey are one of the founding parents of local food in Northern Colorado.  Hopefully, the farm will be able to continue providing locally and sustainably grown food to the community in some fashion. For all the details...

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Serve up a local Thanksgiving feast!

Serve up a local Thanksgiving feast!

We teamed up with Lauren from the City of Fort Collins Sustainability Department to bring you a collection of Thanksgiving recipes featuring locally-grown and made ingredients that can be found at the Winter Farmers Market this Saturday!  Click here for downloadable...

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Member Spotlight : Winter Market Growers & Makers

November's Member Spotlight features our Winter Farmers Market Partner Members.  Years ago it wasn't uncommon to meet the farmers and makers behind the food we eat and beverages we drink.  Then food production got big and went behind closed doors for many years. With...

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Bake It Forward Event November 12

Bake It Forward Event November 12

We are warming up the ovens to bake treats for the dogs at Animal House Rescue & Grooming! Bake for the rescue dogs and for $10 you can throw a pound of treats in the oven for your dog too. The $10 (for your pound of treats) covers the cost of ingredients and a...

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FDA Food Safety Modernization Act

FDA Food Safety Modernization Act

Are you ready for the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act?  Do you know which deadlines apply to your food business or farm?  Keep track of key dates with the chart below or click on it to download to your computer.  September 2018 is a key date for Preventative...

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