“The goal is to empower participants to develop healthier shopping, cooking, and eating habits. By the conclusion of the program, participants will have acquired new knowledge of diet and nutrition, learned new cooking skills, and gained experience in purchasing, storing and preparing healthy foods.”
Teresa Tomasi-Maloney, RD, Director of Nutrition and Diabetes Services, MMH
Montrose and Olathe are cropping up with community and school gardens.
Join gardeners at Olathe Community Park, Sunshine Peak, and Niagara Community Garden, and Hillcrest Community Garden.
Mission & Goals
The Valley Food Partnership connects local farms to forks. We strengthen the local food system and the well being of the community through:
Community Education, Strengthening Local Food Systems Infrastructure, and Policy
Partnering willing and able youth to work with local farms and ranches. TOF functions as the employer, handles hiring, payroll, insurance & places the youth with volunteer mentors who help the teenagers track and manage their work skills!
LWMO is driven a by community coalition to develop and execute sustainable local policy initiatives to designed to promote healthy eating and active living.
Bringing the best produce and crafts of the Western Slope in one great location.
Saturdays 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
South 1st & Uncompahgre