Food Services

The Past, Present and Future of the Colorado Springs Public Market

Payne Chapel, Future Home of the Colorado Springs Public Market Colorado Springs Public Market Local rancher and owner of Ranch Foods Direct, Mike Callicrate, describes the role of a public market in a city as that of the kitchen in a home. It’s a place where people congregate and create community around food. For Callicrate […]

Colorado Springs Public Market Announces Downtown Location

Colorado Springs Public Market Announces Downtown Location For Immediate Release Contact: Sally Davis Colorado Springs Public Market 320 South Weber Street Colorado Springs, CO 80903 (719) 460-5271 Iconic Payne Chapel to Become Community Marketplace [Colorado Springs, CO], October 1, 2015: The Colorado Springs Public Market will launch a fresh and prepared food marketplace in the […]

New Public Market coming to Colorado Springs

video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Developers and community members are working on a public market near downtown Colorado Springs. Part of the former Gazette building, off Pikes Peak Avenue just east of downtown, will be turned into the Colorado Springs Public Market. The project is a partnership between community members and […]

Weinland Park Food District Project – A REAL Example of Great Leadership & Community

Twenty five (25) years ago Godman Guild provided the seed money for a small community development corporation (CDC); Northside Development Corporation (NDC) located in Weinland Park, with a focus on affordable housing. With the large influx of city and corporate money that became focused on the Weinland Park community the need for NDC diminished. In […]

Borough Market in Southwark, Central London, England

Borough Market is a wholesale and retail food market in Southwark, Central London, England. It is one of the largest and oldest food markets in London, and sells a large variety of foods from all over the world. Video captured by Colorado Springs Public Market’s Matt Gaebler – What Market will Matt visit next? Stay […]

Dear Farmer, Thank You … one day I will be a Girl Farmer then I can be like you.

Download, Print & Distribute “I will be a Girl Farmer” Flyer 8″x11″ Download, Print & Distribute “I will be a Girl Farmer” Buck Slip 3.5″x8.5″ Dear Friends of the Colorado Springs Public Market Project, We share a letter from a young girl who lives in the Pikes Peak region. Her mother sent it to us […]

Greek Salad – Ours and Theirs

We are huge fans of what I’ll kindly call the evolved Greek salad, especially when it’s hot, and we are weary of the grill. Big, fat farmer’s market cucumbers, tomatoes – finally! – red or sweet onion slices, yellow or orange bell peppers, the salty bite of feta and kalamata olives, a sprinkling of oregano […]

The Market Habit, and a Small Guilty Pleasure

With genuine Colorado produce out on the tables at various area farmer’s markets, our family has once again made the seasonal grocery shift: First we cruise the farmer’s market to pick up what catches our fancy – the last couple of weeks it’s been spinach, chard, carrots and a few radishes – and then we […]

Can we shop our way back to a strong local economy?

Five banks now hold 56% of all the money. One grocer now sells 25% of all the food. One website now sells 33% of everything sold online. And so we ask… Can we shop our way back to a strong local economy? This Saturday at 9am Pacific, the Food Chain Radio show with Michael Olson […]

Citizen Placemaker: Sarah Ordover on Building Local Culture Around Food

By Project for Public Spaces on Dec 3, 2012 Sarah Ordover speaks at the opening of the NewBo City Market; to her right sit Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett / Photo: Sarah Ordover In our Citizen Placemaker series, we chat with amazing and inspiring people from outside the architecture, […]