New Season begins

ImageHave you seen the perennial sprouts reaching up?

We are excited at Food Not Bombs with lots to be grateful for. This Season we have lots of requests to supply local whole foods to the community as well as start backyard gardens and grow seeds!

CORRECTION to Empowering People, Inspiring Community (E.P.I.C.) Magazine. Sunday meals start in April!

NOW… we are honoured to feed at the interactive educational classes hostessed by Durango Seed Library throughout the season at the Discovery Museum’s Edible Garden!

March 11th we are hosting a meal for the Feminist Panel at Fort Lewis College. We need volunteers to cook in the afternoon at a location near Bread Bakery and serve the meal in the evening on Fort Lewis College campus.

SOON… we will be harvesting dandelions and other early season goodies to share a meal of wild pesto and elm seeds at the Dandelion Festival the first Saturday of May!

TRADITIONALLY throughout the season which starts around April… we get food donations (food collection) friday, saturday and sundays. COOK and FEED sundays at Iris Park.

We are having fundraising donation based YARD SALES!

We have two gardening groups to community our reach, Know Food Know Growers:

Tuesdays Traveling Backyard gardeners starts in April we will be helping our Neighbors with big projects they request help to do! 10A.M.-02P.M. potluck picnic lunch. Teresa Stone 9709012547

Farmer Helpers Gardening Club will be growing food with farmers in a 30 mile radius. We will be saving seeds for select farms. contact selflove@riseup.net to join

We are looking for help Transporting food from Durango to Mancos, Cortez and Bayfield. We have found a need in the surrounding areas for fresh locally grown healthy whole foods. We are looking for someone that already commutes or someone passionate. We are looking to transport food as often as possible from our donors to area Food Panties. Please contact us with what days work for you to help.

Any EXCESS food goes to (food distribution): Dineh Reservation, Ute Reservation, Los Compañeros: Four Corners Immigrant Resource Center, Southwest Center for Independence, Anyone that requests! This season we are reaching out to the Women’s Resource Center and the Durango Senior Center.

Current donors: Bread Bakery, Durango Bagel, Durango Natural Foods, Durango Farmer’s Market, Backyard Gardens (links on logos on right side of blog page). We are always looking for donors.

Every step of the way we need people involved! PLEASE join us when able. bebravegather@riseup.net