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Northwest Colorado Food Coalition

The mission of the Northwest Colorado Food Coalition is to facilitate communication, collaboration, and integrate solutions among individuals and organizations to develop and sustain a resilient food system in Northwest Colorado. The vision Northwest Colorado Food Coalition is to be recognized as the leader in assuring the Northwest Colorado community has equitable access to a resilient food system.

Northwest Colorado Food Coalition Strategic Plan 2016-17


  • Exhibit leadership through creating a forum to raise awareness of food security issues. 
  • Community Building through networking of individuals, agencies and elected officials to develop and advocate for public policy that supports a resilient food system. 
  • Promote regional economic vitality through the support of local agriculture producers and distributors

Coalition Membership:

Minimum of 9 and no more than 12 members representing the following areas:

  • Medical and Public Health – NWCOVNA 
  • CSU/Routt County Extension 
  • Community Agriculture Alliance 
  • Environmental Health 
  • Health and Services 
  • Yampa Valley Sustainability Council Board of Directors 
  • 3 – Community at large members that represent diverse geographic areas, food production and food related interests (e.g., Steamboat, South Routt, Hayden, North Routt) 
  • 2- at large