Colorado's Mountain Roots Food Project

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March 12, 2021 |


Mountain Roots Food Project & Gunnison Watersehd RE1J Schools

Gunnison, Colorado

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A partnership between the Mountain Roots, an organization committed to cultivating a resilient food system in the Gunnison Valley, and the Gunnison Watershed School District allows over 2,000 K-12 students to participate in an exemplary Farm to School program.

Aiming to connect the students to the land by teaching the importance of healthy eating and sustainable cultivation, this project engages children in outdoor living classrooms and school gardens.

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We invite you to learn more about the power of place! Also, you will want to check out our latest Sustainability Policy Brief on solar schools.

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