Local Food Week, September 13th – 21st, 2014 – Food Shift, For Real! Restoring our Food Future.

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LIVE BROADCAST AVAILABLE STARTING WEDNESDAY – CHECK BACK FOR TIMES AND DETAILS
FOOD TALKS – 17, 18, 19 – CELESTE THEATER
CORNERSTONE ARTS CENTER
AT COLORADO COLLEGE
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BOOTHS

Judy Wicks
Woody Tasch
Green Cities Coalition
Colorado Springs Public Market
Ranch Foods Direct
Tim Danahey Show
UCCS and Colorado College Student Groups
Organization for Competitive Markets
Catamount Institute
Humane Society of the United States

PANELISTS AND PRESENTERS BOOKS

Judy Wicks

Michael Shuman

Woody Tasch

Wenonah Hauter

Barry C. Lynn

Chris Leonard

Margaret Wheatley
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ABOUT “FOOD TALKS”

*This year the Organization for Competitive Markets (OCM) has coordinated their 16th Annual Conference to coincide with the Colorado Springs Local Food Week. And, the OCM Colorado Springs “Food Talks” Conference will bring together stakeholders from the private and public sectors, local and national agriculture research and advocacy organizations to present and collective answers to the complex food security challenges.

Participants will include college students along with National Food Luminaries and Organizations actively involved in working to restore and improve local and regional food systems.

Events are open to the public, please join us!

All “Food Talks” will be broadcasted live as well as captured for future reference – so please bookmark this page!

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13 SATURDAY

9AM – 1PM Colorado Farm & Market at The Margarita at Pine Creek

9AM – 4PM Second Annual Urban Homestead Tour, four houses each day, total of eight homesteads. Free event.

11AM – 3PM PPUG’s Fifth Annual Garlic & Chili Fest at Summerland Gardens. $10 per person (children six and under free).

14 SUNDAY

9AM – 4PM Second Annual Urban Homestead Tour, four houses each day, total of eight homesteads. Free event.

5PM – 7PM Meat, Beer & Fire presented by Bristol Brewing joins forces with Ranch Foods Direct to bring you a 4-course beer dinner on the Bristol Patio! Join celebrity Chef Mark Henry and brewery owner, Mike Bristol, as they take you on a special culinary journey. Tickets are available online and in the Bristol dry goods store in the Ivywild School for $35. Click here for tickets $35. Seats are limited.

3:00PM – 4:30PM The Emerging Cottage Foods Sector: Getting your product or produce to market Are you an urban homesteader, gardener, farmer or amateur chef who would like to take your product to market? Or perhaps you’re already producing something, but are exploring how to scale up, and maybe go commercial? This event will provide an overview of food regulations and expanding commissary kitchen opportunities. Bring your product, and we’ll test its market viability. Winnings for the winning producers!. $5 to enter. If you plan to put your product to the test or be a taster, RSVP to Chris@localmotiveco.com. 111 1/2 E. Pikes Peak Blvd (next to Josh & Johns)

5PM – 9PM Meet Our Farmers: Colorado Springs Community Dinner presented by SEEDS Community Cafe at SEEDS Community Cafe featuring Callicrate Beef and other Local Farmer ingredients. Paid. Space is limited.

15 MONDAY

6PM – 9PM GMO OMG movie screening sponsored by Pikes Peak Permaculture at Penrose Library

16 TUESDAY

9AM – 11AM Starting a Small Farm on a Limited Budget presented by Craig McHugh, Pikes Peak Small Farms and Larry Stebbins, Pikes Peak Urban Gardens at Harlan Wolfe Ranch, 915 W. Cheyenne Rd. All welcome, no charge, no open toed shoes, bring a hat, sunscreen, gloves and water. Come learn how to set up a small farm on a limited budget. Many urban homesteading ideas will be demonstrated and discussed. You will get your hands dirty by learning how to properly compost and prepare soil for next spring’s plantings. Season extending high and low hoop tunnels will be demonstrated. If you have a quarter acre or more of land and a budget of $2,000 you can do this.

12PM – 1PM Lunch with Mike Callicrate featuring Real Callicrate Beef at Ranch Foods Direct, FREE Burgers

17 WEDNESDAY – “FOOD TALKS: COMMUNITY”
ALL SESSIONS ARE FREE WITH FIRST COME, FIRST SEATED.
CELESTE THEATER AT CORNERSTONE ARTS CENTER CAPACITY 450.
WE WILL HAVE MONITORS AND SEATING ACCOMMODATIONS AVAILABLE FOR OVERFLOW

9AM – 11AM Public Circle presents “Empowering Our Local Food Economy – A Community Conversation” moderated by Saturday Business Magazine’s Ted Robertson. At Celeste Theater on Colorado College Campus at Celeste Theater. Panelists include Dan Hobbs (Hobbs Family Farm), Dr. Nanna Meyer (UCCS), Nichole Fetterhoff (Colorado Farm & Art Market), Jacquie Mosher (Radiantly Raw Chocolates). Robin Roberts (Pikes Peak National Bank), Michael Myers (Distillery 291), Dora Converse (Ciao Dora Catering), Megan Andreozzi (Hunt or Gather) and Dave Anderson (Colorado Springs Public Market). See all details

1PM – 3PM Building Tiny Farms presented by Craig McHugh, Pikes Peak Small Farms and Larry Stebbins, Pikes Peak Urban Gardens. All welcome and there is no charge. Join Craig McHugh of Pikes Peak Small Farms and Larry Stebbins of Pikes Peak Urban Gardens in a lively presentation and discussion on restoring our local food system with “Tiny Farms”. Come join us in this exciting adventure and learn how you can bring your skills and talents to restoring our local food system at Celeste Theater.

3PM – 7PM Colorado Farm & Market at Ivywild School – Bike to CFAM for Free Drink! Each person using human power to get to our market receives a free drink at the Principal’s Office, good for that day. Using human power, whether cycling, skateboarding, roller-blading, or walking helps to keep traffic down in the Ivywild neighborhood, as well as saves time in driving around looking for a parking spot. Enjoy a Bristol beer, delicious cocktail, sweet tea, or coffee as a thank you. This Human Power program will last until October 8th, the end of the summer market season.

3PM – 5PM Colorado College students embracing Food & Community. Want to learn about the food system from a college student’s perspective? Interested in learning more about the Colorado College Food Coalition? Come to Richard Celeste Theater on Wednesday from 3-5 to attend student-led workshops and meet the passionate Colorado College students who are leading the food movement on campus!

3PM – 7PM The Flying Carrot Food Literacy Project at Colorado Farm and Art Market Connect Sustainability, Health and Community at CFAM. Learn how local food boosts your health, (re)builds a sustainable planet, and nurtures our community. With UCCS Sport Nutrition Graduate Students, their advisor Dr. Nanna Meyer, and the Pikes Peak Community Foundation. Free.

6PM – 9PM HANNA RANCH MOVIE & DISCUSSIONS MODERATED BY
CRAIG MCHUGH, PIKES PEAK SMALL FARMS

6PM – 9:00PM Hanna Ranch Movie Screening. Hanna Ranch Movie featured in Schlosser’s book Fast Food Nation (2001) and dubbed the “eco-cowboy,” Kirk Hanna believed there could exist a balance between the obvious need for land conservation, the demands of a growing urban population, and the traditional ranching way of life. Hanna’s opinion was so widely sought and respected, many even saw him as a future governor of Colorado. But when his dream of harmony and sustainability ran up against the reality of family conflict and mounting threats to the land, Hanna began to lose hope. Catamount Institute to present before film with Christopher Aaby focused on topic “Agriculture in an Environmentally Challenged Landscape”. And, after screening Colorado Open Lands and Palmer Land Trust to discuss the value of land conservation and next steps. At Celeste Theater.

18 THURSDAY – “FOOD TALKS: LOCALVESTING”
ALL SESSIONS ARE FREE WITH FIRST COME, FIRST SEATED.
CELESTE THEATER AT CORNERSTONE ARTS CENTER CAPACITY 450.
WE WILL HAVE MONITORS AND SEATING ACCOMMODATIONS AVAILABLE FOR OVERFLOW

MODERATED BY DAVE ANDERSON, COLORADO SPRINGS PUBLIC MARKET

START TIME: 1:00 PM | MAKING FOOD SHIFT REAL
– Jerry Tinianow | Chief Sustainability Officer for Office of Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock

START TIME: 2:00 | FOOD POLICY
– Jill Gaebler – Colorado Springs City Council Woman District 5
– Michael Brownlee – Local Food Shift

START TIME: 3:00 | VITAL ECONOMICS
– Judy Wicks – White Dog Cafe, BALLE
– Michael Shuman – BALLE
– Woody Tasch – Slow Money

START TIME: 4:30 | AUTHOR MEET & GREET
– Judy Wicks – White Dog Cafe, BALLE
– Michael Shuman – BALLE
– Woody Tasch – Slow Money
– Barry C Lynn – New America Foundation
(SEE BOOK DETAILS AT RIGHT)

BENEFIT DINNER 6:00 | BUFFET $25 AT BEMIS HALL RESERVATIONS REQUIRED
– Barry C Lynn – New America Foundation KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
– Judy Wicks – White Dog Cafe, BALLE Overcoming Challenges Panel
– Michael Shuman – BALLE Overcoming Challenges Panel
– Woody Tasch – Slow Money Overcoming Challenges Panel
– Buffet Dinner $25 with proceeds to benefit “Food Talks”. Capacity is 100, RSVP by 9/13 at Reservations Required.

19 FRIDAY – “FOOD TALKS: AGTIVISM / OCM* ANNUAL CONFERENCE”
ALL SESSIONS ARE FREE WITH FIRST COME, FIRST SEATED.
CELESTE THEATER AT CORNERSTONE ARTS CENTER CAPACITY 450.

MODERATED BY TIM DANAHEY TIM DANAHEY SHOW

START TIME: 9:00 AM | ADDRESSING ABUSIVE MARKET POWER
– Wenonah Hauter – Food & Water Watch

START TIME: 10:30 AM | SEPARATING NCBA FROM THE BEEF TAX (BEEF CHECKOFF) / WHAT’S NEXT FOR BEEF CHECKOFF?
– Tim Danahey – Tim Danahey Show
– Dave Wright – Independent Cattlemen of Nebraska

LUNCH BREAK 12:00 – 12:45 | LUNCH AVAILABLE AT RASTALL DINING HALL, THE PRESERVE & BENJAMIN’S

START TIME: 1:00 PM | PREDATOR CONTROL – HOW TO PROTECT NEW COMPETITORS
– Diana Moss – Antitrust Institute
– Chris Leonard – New America Foundation author The Meat Racket

START TIME: 2:30 PM | GOVERNMENT / INDUSTRY INSIGHTS
– Mike Callicrate – Ranch Foods Direct
– Joe Maxwell – Humane Society of the United States

START TIME: 4:00 PM | COLLABORATIVE INITIATIVES
– Kendra Kimbirauskas – Socially Responsible Agricultural Project
– Margaret Wheatley – Berkana Institute

BENEFIT DINNER 6:00 | PRIME RIB DINNER $50 AT BEMIS HALL RESERVATIONS REQUIRED
– Chris Leonard – The Meat Racket
– Prime Rib Dinner $50 with Proceeds to benefit “OCM”. Capacity is 100, RSVP by 9/13 at Reservations Required.

20 SATURDAY

8AM – 1PM POOPAPALOOZA IV 4th Annual Spread Manure, Sprout Hope: Hormone- & Antibiotic-Free Manure Stimulus Event at Ranch Foods Direct. Donations.

9AM – 1PM Colorado Farm & Market at The Margarita at Pine Creek

9AM – 5PM Intertribal Powwow at Rock Ledge Ranch. Local Title VII (Federal Indian Education Program) Committee hosts a booth focusing on Native gardening, eating traditional food, harvesting local plants and giving away seeds from different reservation communities. Regular Admission; LHA Members are Free

9AM – 11AM Wild Edibles Workshop at Venetucci Farm. $20.00.

9AM – 1PM Galileo Middle School Garden Open House, Presentation at 10:00 a.m. – “Local Food, Public Schools, and Educating Young Learners”. Free Event.

4PM – 7PM Colorado College Food Medley Donald Autrey (Yampa) field on the Colorado College campus. This event is a synthesis of community and college food organizations and activists. It will be a networking event for students and community members alike to experience the Colorado Springs Food Movement in its most comprehensive form: the Food Cycle. By organizing groups according to their place in the life cycle of food–from farm to fork to waste management–newcomers can witness the diversity of organizations that are at the forefront of creating a healthier, more efficient, and more just food system. Register Your Interest

7PM – 9PM Adventures in Permaculture a special premier movie screening by Steve Saint at Tim Gill Center for Public Media. Tickets $5.

21 SUNDAY

6AM – 8PM MANI.FEST, A one-day, citywide well-being event held in beautiful Manitou Springs. And, check out the Iron Chef competition from 2PM to 3PM in Mansions Park featuring product from Ranch Foods Direct.