OUR RECENT PROJECTS Colorado Food Systems Advisory Council Advance recommendations that strengthen healthy food access for all Coloradans through Colorado agriculture and local food systems and economies. Northern Colorado Food Cluster Building Food, Beverage and Agricultural Industries in Northern Colorado. Local Food Economics A toolkit to help your community understand the economic impacts of your local food system initiatives. Colorado Building Farmers The Colorado Building Farmers program builds farmer capacity and community through classroom and experiential learning for beginning farmers and ranchers. Colorado Farmers Market Association The Colorado Farmers Market Association’s mission is to support and promote Colorado farmers markets and direct marketing of Colorado agricultural products. USDA NIFI Agritourism PLACED BASED INNOVATION: An Integrated Look at Agritourism in the Western US CSU Food Systems Our mission is to have global impact through local engagement in food systems led research, outreach and instruction.