Join us for a workshop on cooking in an Horno, Sat. Sept. 7th, at Cactus Hill Farm in Capulin.
Hornos are outdoor ovens constructed of adobe that were used traditionally by Native Americns and Hispanics for making foods like bread, meat, and chicos. Elena Miller of Cactus Hill Farm will teach a lesson on cooking in an horno.
Cooking starts at 4pm, followed by a meal and traditional music. Lamb cooked in the horno will be shared. Please bring a side dish or dessert to share if you are able.
Suggested donation of $10 but scholarships are available. Please RSVP to 719-937-2319 or firstname.lastname@example.org that we can give you directions to the farm.
CANNING WORKSHOP, Sun. Aug. 25th, Monte Vista: Marianna Young will teach how to can
dilly beans. 1-3pm at the Church of the Nazarene in Monte Vista. Suggested
donation of $10.Please RSVP to email@example.com
HORNO COOKING,Sat. Sept. 7th,Capulin:
Elena Miller of
Cactus Hill Farm will teach a lesson on cooking in a traditional outdoor oven.Cooking starts at 4pm, followed by a local
food meal and traditional music.A meat
dish will be provided. Please bring a side dish or dessert to share if you are
able. Suggested donation of $5. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
SOUTHERN COLORADO FILM FESTIVAL, Sept. 12TH – 15TH, Alamosa:
The inaugural festival
will provide diverse independent films on the theme of land, water and
community.The Local Foods Coalition
will be co-sponsoring a film to be shown at Adams State University. For more
info and updates go to www.socofilmfest.com
LOCAL FOOD DAY AT THE ALAMOSA FARMERS’
This annual event promotes
local foods at the farmers’ market with special vendors, music, activities for
kids, and a local food raffle.
HARVEST MOON SOIREE: A LOCAL FOODS BENEFIT, Sat. Sept. 21st,Chokurei Ranch: The finest SLV local foods will be
served straight from the farm to the table.This delicious and fun event is not to be missed. $100 per plate.
HARVEST MOON SOIREE FARM TOUR, Sun. Sept. 22st ,
Alamosa and surrounding area: The Saturday night Soiree will be followed up with a Sunday
morning fundraiser/farm tour.$30 per
PERMACULTURE WORKSHOP, October, 12th, Location TBD: Learn the basic principles of
permaculture with local expert, Kenny Fischer followed by a hands on
demonstration. Suggested donation of $5.
INTERNATIONAL FOOD DAY, Thurs. Oct. 24th,Alamosa: Join us for this family friendly event
featuring pizza-making with local ingredients and “What’s on Your Plate”, an
acclaimed documentary film by two eleven-year-olds. 5pm at the Alamosa Senior
**Some events have suggested
donations.Donations are always
appreciated, but no one will be turned away for lack of funds.
Don't forget the Fermentation Bike Ride in Alamosa on Tuesday, August 6th at starting at 5 pm.
Bring your bikes (and your helmets!) and join in a ride that includes the history of fermentation, veggie fermentation, kombucha, sodas and beer. The tour will begin at Milagros at 5pm.
A map of the route is attached. A few additional bikes will be available if you don't have your own or you may join us by alternate form of transportation.Stations will close after the bike group rides through.
Suggested donation of $5.For more information email email@example.com or call 719-937-2319.