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Food Systems

Colorado Food Systems Hub

A community resource designed to support healthy, resilient food systems across the state by providing relevant, reliable data, mapping and reporting in a collaborative, peer-to-peer learning environment.

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Double Up Food Bucks Colorado

Double Up Food Bucks Colorado helps increase access to fresh, locally-grown fruits and vegetables for low income individuals and families across Colorado.

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Food Systems White Paper

Understanding Values-Based Institutional Food Procurement Practices and Potential Benefits for Communities in Colorado | By Christine Oleksiuk, MPH Candidate and LiveWell Colorado

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Farm to School

LiveWell Colorado is the statewide lead for the National Farm to School Network in Colorado.

Learn more about Farm to School programs in our state and explore helpful resources from LiveWell and our partners, including research & publications, webinars, and the latest Farm to School content from the LiveWell blog.

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Food Systems Background

A food system is made up of every process and person that is involved in feeding a community: from farmers growing and harvesting crops to consumers eating and disposing of food.

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Federal Farm Bill

The Farm Bill is the most influential piece of legislation affecting the food we grow and the programs that bring food to our plates.

 

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Food and Agriculture Coalitions

Food and agriculture coalitions are multi-stakeholder groups dedicated to strengthening their food system.

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Healthy Food Access

Access is an essential first step in empowering consumers to purchase and consume healthy foods.

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Community Food Production, Processing and Marketing

More and more people are engaging in their local food system by becoming food producers themselves, or by choosing to purchase more local foods.

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Food and Nutrition Education

Nutrition education helps promote lifelong healthy eating habits, and has the potential to reduce the impact of obesity and chronic diseases.

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Community Food Assessments

Community food assessments examine a broad range of food-related challenges and triumphs to improve a particular community’s food system.

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