Amber Clemetson

DIG IN! With Nourish Colorado – September Newsletter: School Food

DIG IN! with Nourish Colorado Dear partners,    We hope your September has been full of sunflowers, apples, warm days, and chilly nights! September is an eventful month for families: All our students are settling back at school. The pandemic revealed, once again, just how critical schools are to feeding their students and family members with high-quality, consistent meals. This month’s …

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DIG IN! with Nourish Colorado – August Newsletter

Greetings!    Welcome to one of the most special times of year: When tomatoes, eggplant, basil, summer squashes, green beans, and gold potatoes are all bursting out of the garden or farm at the SAME time! It’s nature’s way of telling us to eat ratatouille one night and salade niçoise the next.    As usual, we have updates below …

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DIG IN! with Nourish Colorado – July Newsletter

Welcome to our July newsletter, colleagues and friends!    Winston Churchill countered critics of his political shifting with: “To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.” If he was right, we have nearly achieved perfection at Nourish Colorado! Remember not that long ago when we were LiveWell? Part of the path forward as Nourish Colorado has been to transition to a team that is best able to …

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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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