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]

Volunteer for Bicycle and Pedestrian Counts!

Come join the fun! Volunteers are needed to fill 126 two-hour shifts over the course of three days: September 9, 11 and 13. Volunteers are welcome to sign up for multiple timeslots. Please see here for the list of dates, times and map of locations.

CSU Bike to Breakfast

Will be serving breakfast between 7:30am - 10:00am to the first 300 cyclists on the dates of: On September 11th at Braiden Hall (Northeast corner) Brave New Wheel and Recycled Cycles will provide bike mechanics, Charco Broiler will provide breakfast burritos, and Mugs will provide coffee and the coffee fixings. September 18th at Meridian and Plum in the trees. Brave New Wheel and Recycled Cycles will once again provide bike mechanics, Chick-Fil-A will provide breakfast biscuits and Mugs will provide coffee and the coffee fixings. September 25th at Newton’s Sculpture will be the final breakfast. Brave New Wheel and Recycled Cycles will provide bike mechanics, as always. Chick-Fil-A will provide breakfast biscuits, Mugs will provide coffee and the coffee fixings, and Food-Coop will provide snack type of items.

Geller Center Xaniscape music festival

Saturday, September 13, 2013, 3:00-9:00PM Geller Center Lawn - just north of the CSU Oval. The music festival Xaniscape brings together a diverse but highly targeted market of people who are passionate about our local music, food, businesses and community. We are able to bring this group together through our selective lineup, creative audience participation, and having the event model sustainable practices.

Applications for the 2014-15 Winter Farmers Markets are available!

If you are interested in applying to sell at the market, download the application by clicking the link above! Applications are due with the application fee by September 8, 2014. The Winters Farmers Markets will take place Downtown Fort Collins at the Opera Galleria -123 North College Ave. Market hours will be 10:00 am – 2:00 pm on Nov 8, 15 & 22; Dec 6, 13 & 20; Jan 10, 24; Feb 14 & 28; Mar 7 & 28; Apr 11.

Golden Poppy Herbal Apothecary Fall Classes

Golden Poppy Herbal Apothecary is offering a variety of classes related to herbal remedies, herbal medicine and holistic health and nutrition... and are always open to suggestions. Click on the link above for details and dates of classes offered.

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


Food Coop Cooking Classes

Root Vegetables 101 w/Sapna Von Reich

Tuesday, October 28th, from 6pm - 8pm

Join chef and educator Sapna Von Reich to learn fun and easy ways to cook a variety of root vegetables, which happen to be high in beta-carotene and vitamin C—two highly effective antioxidants.

The Menu Includes:

Creamy Beet Dip,

Hearty Root Soup,

Jicama Rainbow Salad,

Curried Lentil and Root Vegetable Stew,

$35 per student, plus a dollar processing fee.

Class is being held at the Northside Aztlan Community Center 112 E. Willow Street, Fort Collins, CO 80524

Bounty and Brews

Third Annual Bounty and Brews

Tuesday, October 18th, from 5pm - 10pm

The third annual Bounty and Brews Beer Dinner will take place Saturday, Oct 18, from 5 to 10 p.m., at Jordan’s Floral Gardens, 900 N. Taft Rd., in Fort Collins. This year eight local chefs will partner with eight local breweries to prepare a sumptuous farm-to fork dining experience. Tickets are $80, and proceeds benefit The Growing Project. The Growing Project is a local nonprofit that promotes the value of a strong, diverse and just local food system to all residents of Northern Colorado, through direct agricultural experiences, education and advocacy.

Purchase your tickets at the Food Cooperative today!

Charity of the Month

Speranta Terrei

Speranta Terrei is a grassroots, community organization in Balti, in northern Moldova. It raises awareness of tuberculosis, gives treatment adherence support to tuberculosis patients, and promotes their rights and duties. Speranta Terrei cooperates with health officials while advocating for greater patient support and shared responsibility for treatment adherence in line with international standards.

Interested in being our Charity of the Month? Simply [download the pdf], fill out the form and either [email it] or bring it into the Co-op. Its that easy!