Innovative Food Access Event in Northern Colorado

APA Colorado Chapter

#9180050

Saturday, August 3, 2019
1 p.m. - 5 p.m. MDT

Fort Collins, CO, United States

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Overview

This weekend event will offer a menu of different tours and presentations for attendees to learn about innovative food access work in Northern Colorado. The day will include tours of Greyrock Community Housing, Montava development and Sproutin’ Up. These three different sites will offer a greater understanding of the possibilities of community gardening, implementing agrarian urbanism residential development and non-profit work that supports both healthy eating and building job skills and confidence.

Learning Objectives:

1. Different strategies to integrate residential land use near local food sources

2. What agrarian urbanism is and how developers can partner with farmers

3. Organizations in Northern Colorado that support access to healthy food

4. How planners and public health professionals can work alongside non-profits

 

Resource URL

http://www.apacolorado.org/content/innovative-food-access-tour

Speakers

Max Moss

Max Moss, President of HF2M, has over 18 years in commercial real estate with Trammell Crow, CBRE, and Chase Merritt after 10 years in high tech sales with IBM and others. He is currently developing a truly next generation mixed-use communities in northern Colorado. The mission is to build large ... Read More

Tabitha Covey

Tabitha is a skilled spatial analyst of agronomic and environmental processes. Pairing agronomic science and Extension with mapping, Tabitha develops visual scientific documents that express complex and dynamic processes with simplicity. Tabitha has unique and broad experience in local food systems paired with depth of knowledge in agronomic ecosystems. She ... Read More

Anne Genson

Anne Genson, MPH, is the founder and Executive Director of Sproutin' Up, a local non-profit working to increase access to fresh produce for all people. Working mainly in under-resourced neighborhoods, Sproutin' Up provides free produce markets, nutrition education, job skills training, and gardening instruction through curriculum developed by Anne to ... Read More

Contact Info

Shelia Booth, sbooth@apacolorado.org