Food producers who have a hand in community farming

Food producers who have a hand in community farming

Newly hired Executive Director Zoe Nelsen is overseeing 10 visiting National Civilian Community Corp Americorp workers, ages 18-25. Together with local students, they work side-by-side to make lasting changes in the food culture of our community. From left are garden coordinator Danyell Mezzanatto, and Americorp volunteers Sarah Smeltz, Hannah Hall and Patrick Alford, photographed in September.
Miles Gallagher stands in a field of squash with a freshly picked Napa cabbage from his operation called Food for All Farm on Road G near Mancos. Gallagher is a member of the Southwest Farm Fresh, a farm and ranch cooperative in Montezuma County.
Laurie and Rusty Hall in front of their Main Street restaurant, The Farm Bistro. Their farm-to-table restaurant and farm stand reflect their core values in local and sustainable agriculture.
CARROT COCONUT SOUP

Here’s a Farm favorite for you to try at home. Fresh local carrots are plenty sweet; no sugar needed.Ingredients2.5 qts. shredded carrot1/4 pound butter, cubed1/2 onion, small dice10 oz. unsweetened coconut milk2.5 qts. water1 Tbs. sugar (if needed)1 Tbs. salt1/2 tsp. black pepperDirectionsenough water to float them for about 45 minutes. Add water if necessary but not too much.
Add butter and onions to the boiling carrots, cook another 5 minutes.
Remove from heat and add coconut milk, salt and pepper.
Blend to desired consistency.
Yield: Approximately 12 servings

Food producers who have a hand in community farming

Newly hired Executive Director Zoe Nelsen is overseeing 10 visiting National Civilian Community Corp Americorp workers, ages 18-25. Together with local students, they work side-by-side to make lasting changes in the food culture of our community. From left are garden coordinator Danyell Mezzanatto, and Americorp volunteers Sarah Smeltz, Hannah Hall and Patrick Alford, photographed in September.
Miles Gallagher stands in a field of squash with a freshly picked Napa cabbage from his operation called Food for All Farm on Road G near Mancos. Gallagher is a member of the Southwest Farm Fresh, a farm and ranch cooperative in Montezuma County.
Laurie and Rusty Hall in front of their Main Street restaurant, The Farm Bistro. Their farm-to-table restaurant and farm stand reflect their core values in local and sustainable agriculture.
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