Resources

Reaping Resources

Let’s create a resource pool of information. Do you have or know of any local publications, great articles, books, documentaries and other helpful tidbits to add?

Resources for LAND and Growing

Land Link Connecting growers to available land opportunities

Colorado State University Extension resource for any questions pertaining to growing

Beginning Farmer Resources funding, loans, education…

Local Harvest, State directory for regional growers

Local Programs, Classes & Trainings

Colorado Master Gardener Class

Colorado State University’s Extension Backyard Production Gardening Class

Community Gardening Training

Beginning Farmer Class

“Affordable Food Purchasing” Class

Turtle Lake Gleaned & Wild Food Program

Appleseed Talks, Sustainability Alliance of SW Colorado

Local Groups and Organizations

 

The Durango Farmers Market

 

 

Sustainability Alliance of SW Colorado

 

Growing Partners of SW Colorado

 

Local First

 

 

Healthy Lifestyles La Plata The Healthy Local Foods Working Group is a subcommittee of Healthy Lifestyles La Plata that is dedicated to working with consumers, buyers, restaurants, grocers and farmers on a consumer education campaign to support healthy, local food choices. The Healthy Local Foods Working Group is involved in such consumer education activities as Farm to School, Tour de Farms (a bike tour of local urban agriculture projects), Farmers’ Market taste testing of local foods, and a Farmer-Chef Connection event, and much more.

 

The Garden Project of SW Colorado

 

 

Manna Soup Kitchen Durango, Colorado

Local Publications and Guides

Edible San Juans

Mesa Verde Country Guide to Local Sustainable Food & Fiber

“Local Food You Can Use” eNews

Books

Michael Pollan

Wendell Berry

  • Bringing It To the Table

Wes Jackson

Seed to Seed: Seed Saving and Growing Techniques for Vegetable Gardeners

Activism:

“Manifestos on the Future of Food and Agriculture”

Vandana Shiva:

  • Stolen Harvest: The Hijacking of the Global Food Supply
  • Soil Not Oil

How To

  • “Holy-Shit: Managing Manure to Save Mankind”
  • Future of Manure
  • “Toolbox for Sustainable Living
  • Root Cellaring: Natural Cold Storage of Fruits & Vegetables
  • Four-Season Harvest: Organic Vegetables from Your Home Garden All Year Long
  • The Winter Harvest Handbook:Year Round Vegetable Production Using Deep Organic Techniques and Unheated Greenhouses
  • Seed to Seed: Seed Saving and Growing Techniques for Vegetable Gardeners

Documentaries & Films

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