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Red Apples

Our Impact

We envision a local food system that is equitable, resilient, environmentally sustainable, and inclusive.

One in which farmers and farm workers have the resources they need to thrive and farm safely, community members have reliable access to healthy, local, and sustainably grown food, and everyone feels inspired to engage in their local food community.

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At GoFarm, we use a system approach to strengthen our local food system (the process of how food gets from Colorado farms to our plates, and everything in between). We focus on:

  • How We Grow Food: Supporting local farmers, mentoring beginning farmers, increasing the supply of sustainably-grown food.

  • How We Distribute Food: Connecting community members, institutions, and food pantries to local agriculture.

  • Who Can Access and Afford Food: Making sustainably-grown food more accessible and affordable in our community.

  • How We Build Community: Bringing people together through events, storytelling, education, workshops, markets, and more.

GoFarm's Impact

Support Local Farmers

  • helping beginning and aspiring farmers start their own farm business and master farming techniques. Helping break down barriers of entry into careers in sustainable agriculture.

  • offering a convenient wholesale market where we let the farmers tell us their price, instead of the other way around

Support Local Farmers - Denise from Grow Girl Organics Farm
Protect Environment - Michael Moss from Kilt Farm

Protect Environment

  • promoting organic, regenerative, and sustainable growing practices that are healthy for our soil and food

  • reducing transportation miles by sourcing only within the state of Colorado

  • incorporating sustainable technology, such as a solar powered greenhouse dome

  • eliminating food waste through composting, efficient ordering, donating excess food, and offering food swaps so participants only take the items they want

Build Community

  • offering recipes, cooking demos, and information about the farmers to inspire community members and bring them closer to their food source 

  • hosting community events such as farm tours, cooking classes, canning workshops, etc.

  • distribution locations are community gathering places where like-minded community members meet, learn, chat, and pick up their food

Build Community Around Local Food
Reduce Hunger and Increase Food Equity

Increase Access to Local Food and Create Inclusive Spaces

  • accepting SNAP and Double Up Food Bucks so people can double their SNAP money on Colorado-grown produce

  • hosting weekly, low-cost food markets at Head Start Preschools, senior living facilities, and other locations around town

  • offering donations and wholesale pricing on fresh food to food banks, food pantries, and organizations serving under-served communities

  • providing food education for families with limited exposure to cooking with fresh, seasonal produce

  • active members of Hunger Free Golden, JeffCo Food Policy Council, and many other neighborhood groups working toward food security for all

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