Fort Collins Food Coop Outreach Programs

Community Events

Are you hosting an event, festival or meet-up related to food, local circles of profit, growing, farmers, or sustainability? Let us know and if there is a way we can help, teach, speak, or contribute to your event we'd love to. [email]

The Growing Project is hosting a Seed Swap

The 8th annual seed exchange and seed-starting event presented by The Growing Project, Home Grown Food, and The Old Town Library will be held on Saturday, March 7th from at 10:00am - 1:00pm. Come share/trade your seeds and knowledge.Bring your desire to start a garden. There will be a limited free seed and seed-starting soil for all attendees. Please bring a bag for soil! There will be a Master Gardeners on hand for Q & A and free gardening classes, schedule TBA at 10:00am - 1:00pm. For more information on this event visit the Facebook event page

Starry Night presents Coffee and Crafts

Thursday's nights from 6:30-9. 1st Thursday - How to Bead with Alice Howe, $5.00 for supplies. 2nd Thursday - FREE Crochet Circle Night. 3rd Thursday - Pinterest Inspired Recycled Crafting Class, $5.00 for supplies. 4th Thursday - FREE Jewellery Circle. Follow our classes on Facebook or at

Downtown Artery

Come check out the Downtown Artery's new Acoustic Showcase Series sponsored by Scene Magazine every Friday!

Bike to Work Day 2008

News and Upcoming Events

NOCO Food Cluster - Winter Market

Winter Market 2014

The primary mission for the Fort Collins Winter Farmers Markets is to support local food producers, to provide an outlet for direct sales to consumers, encourage season extension and increased supplies of fresh produce and whole foods in the region, and to educate consumers about the variety of local foods that are produced and sold during the fall, winter and early spring. The Winter Farmers Market facilitates the creation of relationships between producers and consumers.

Where: Downtown Fort Collins at the Opera Galleria -123 North College Ave.

From: 10:00 am 2:00 pm

Market hours: From Nov 8, 15 & 22; Dec 13 & 20; Jan 10, 24; Feb 14 & 28; Mar 7 & 28; Apr 11

Note:The December 6th market date has been replaced with a new date on February 13th.

Ask the Doc

Practical Health Solutions

Do you have questions about your supplements or about improving your health with natural supplements, natural treatments or diets? Joan Waters, a local naturopathic doctor who will be available at the Food Co-op on Wednesday, February 18th, Wednesday March 18th, and April 29th from 11am to 2pm to discuss all your supplement questions you may have. Feel Free to stop in during these times.

Joan is in private general practice in Fort Collins with emphases on gastrointestinal disorders and the naturopathic treatment of Lyme disease. She treats a wide variety of conditions, including autoimmune conditions and allergies. Concurrent with other treatments, she works to optimize her patient.

Rolling Stone Sharpening Service

Rolling Stone Sharpening

Saturday, February 28th 11am drop-off 1pm pickup at the Co-op

Does the thought of cutting carrots make you cringe? Are your knives duller than conversation with our co-worker Kyle? Are your knives duller than living in Junction City, Kansas? Are your knives duller than your college Philosophy teacher?

TThen you need some professional knife sharpening services from the Rolling Sharpening Stone mobile sharpening services! Bring your knives down to the Fort Collins Food Cooperative on Saturday, February 28th at 11am. Our professional knife sharpening ninja will then sharpen each knife to perfection. You can then pick up your knives at 1pm. Cost per knife is only $4.

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