Includes what MSTFP and our AmeriCorps members have been up to during the spring, community collaborations, fun events, and more!
Issue 17, Winter 2018 - 2019
Read about fall reviews, what the AmeriCorps have been up to this winter, and upcoming events in the spring!
Issue 16, October-November 2018
Read about our events and activities this month, our community partners, and exciting new programs!
Issue 15, August-September 2018
Meet our new AmeriCorps members, check out updates on the school gardens, and read about upcoming events!
Issue 14, May 2018
Issue 13, April 2018
Meet Our New Director: Gretchen Rank. 6th Annual Hoedown. Family Nature Night in Mancos. Arbor Day Celebration. NCCC Updates. Americorps Member Completes Class. Updates at CMS. Grow-A-Row Fundraiser.
Issue 12, March 2018
Hellos and Goodbyes. Four States Ag Expo. Updates at CMS. Welcoming NCCC. Grow-A-Row Fundraiser. Garden Explorers Summer Program.
Issue 11, February 2018
Manaugh Elementary School Garden. Montezuma Inspire Coalition. Garden Explorers Summer Program. Creating Food, Creating Community. High Tunnel Improvements. Creating Engaging Spaces. Our Vision. Joke of the Month.
Issue 10, September 2017
Letter from the Director · Double Your Dollar Fundraiser · 5th Annual Homespun Supper · Grow-A-Row Fundraiser · Volunteer Days · Community Appreciation Potluck · Annual Training · Manaugh School Garden Installation · Edible Schoolyard Academy · Meet your AmeriCorps · Cortez Garden Volunteer Days
Issue 9, April 2017
A Great Gratitude to our School to Farm Community · 5th Annual Spring Hoedown · MSTFP's New Website · Request for Perennials · AmeriCorps NCCC Arrives · Dolores Plant Sale · Community Volunteer Days · Grow-A-Row · 4 States Ag Expo - Thanks for Coming!
Issue 8, September 2016
Farm Corps Lays the Foundation at Mesa Elementary · 4th Annual Homespun Supper · Dolores Student Run Restaurants · A Change of Seasons, A Change of Staff · Youth Farmers Market at First Southwest Bank’s Customer Appreciation Day · Partner Spotlight: Mancos Foodshare
Issue 7, June 2016
Kemper Students Return to the White House · AmeriCorps NCCC serves Montezuma County for 3 Months · Farm Corps at Mesa Elementary · Find us at the Cortez Markets! · Community Volunteer Days · Hoedown 2016 Recap · Staff Spotlight on Tyler Hoyt · We’re Hiring!
Issue 6, April 2016
Kemper Students Plant the White House Kitchen Garden · Spotlight on the Mancos School Garden Classroom Collaborations · 4 States Ag Expo Recap · Meet MSTFP’s New Director · Spring Hoedown 2016 · Dolores School Garden Plant Sale · Farm Corps: Apply Now!
Issue 5, January 2016
What does a school garden program do in the winter? · A changing of the guard · Retreating to the future · Proudly, A Program of the MCD · 4 States Ag Expo · AmeriCorps Spotlight on Patrick Alford
Issue 4, November 2015
Letter from the Director · A Heartwarming Homespun Fundraiser · How We Teach Drought · Ending Hunger in our Communities · Ooh-la-la Café, Carrot City Café, and The Fiery Sombrero · The Year of the Pollinator · Southwest Agricultural Seminar
Issue 3, September 2015
3rd Annual Homespun Supper · Mancos Youth Farmers Market · Edible Schoolyard Academy · Youth Farmers Market Apprentices · Rec Center Summer Farm Camp · AmeriCorps NCCC · New MSTFP AmeriCorps · Spotlight on Kemper’s Hidden Garden · A Fresh (and fishy) take on Water Conservation
Issue 2, June 2015
Community Volunteer Days · MSTFP Recipe Book Debut · Youth Farmers Apprentice Program · Summer in the Rec Center Garden · Community Connections · MSTFP goes to Chicago · Tools for learning · AmeriCorps Spotlight on Kelli Meeker · Uprooted but resilient · Community Potluck
Issue 1, May 2015
Youth Farmers Markets in Mancos · Mother's Day Plant Sale in Dolores · Arbor Day · What’s happing in your gardens? · Hoedown 2015 success! · Staff Spotlight on Stacy Armbruster