Amber Clemetson

Introducing our Summer Blog Series: Root Down, Rise Up with MENV

Hello! Welcome to the first post in a new summer bi-weekly blog series created in partnership with graduate students from CU Boulder’s Masters of the Environment (MENV) program. These students are focusing their studies on Sustainable Food Systems and are dedicated to finding ways to improve our food system for the benefit of all.    …

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Sprouting Change – May 2021

State Policy   It is an exciting time for Food Systems at the State Legislature! We are in the final phase of of the 2021 Legislative session and Nourish CO is celebrating the success of our primary initiative this session, and still supporting two pieces of legislation as they continue to move through the process.   Healthy Food Incentives Fund (HFIF) – We are celebrating the success of increasing the annual state allocation from …

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DIG IN! with Nourish Colorado – April Newsletter

Dear Partner,   Welcome to April’s newsletter. The warm sun, early morning birds, occasional snowstorm, and emerging fruit blossoms are a feast for the senses, and a welcome transition from Winter. These days feel healing as well, as we spend more time outside, with others, planting new crops – whether on a back porch, garden …

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Lessons During COVID Spotlight Path Toward Greater Food Equity

April 19, 2021 – Eric Galatas, Public News Service (CO) Play Audio in Browser Window People experiencing food insecurity in Colorado increased from 9% before the pandemic to nearly 40% by December 2020. (Partnership for Healthier America) DENVER — After the coronavirus pandemic shut down restaurants and emptied grocery shelves, food experts said lessons learned …

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Funder Spotlight: Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation!

In honor of Summer markets starting to open for our Double Up Food Bucks program, this month we are highlighting one of Double Up’s funders and food system changemaker, the Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation (ABCBS)! ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————- The Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield …

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