International best-selling author Maude Barlow will speak about the global water crisis at a free event at CMC in Edwards on March 11. The event is part of the Women in Philanthropy Distinguished Lecture Series. Photo: Wolfgang Schmidt. As part of the Women in Philanthropy Distinguished Lecture Series, international...

This Aspen Times feature on the good work of CMC sustainability studies student Merrill Johnson, who is reducing waste, upcycling, and creating locally-sourced and sold food on her family’s farm, was published last summer. We’re reprinting it belatedly in Enews as it escaped our media monitor. Enjoy the read! Merrill...

CMC, Valley Settlement Project, area elementary schools work together to present nutrition workshops Jody Powell, a Carbondale-based naturopathic doctor, led a series of three workshops earlier in December, teaching low-income women how to both eat healthier foods and to stay within a budget. Here, Powell leads a...

CMC sustainability studies student & semi-pro snowboarder Jake Black shares his thoughts on greening up the planet, taking a stand, and the need for positive, creative thinking. First printed in Snowboard magazine. Black is also a talented photographer who shoots conceptual black & white images with a 4×5 Toyo field...

New sustainable venture partners with CMC and Garfield County’s Garco Sewing Works to bring new apparel business to Rifle. This article was printed in the Glenwood Post Independent. By Bob Ward. The founders of The Whole Works aim to bring apparel manufacturing to the Western Slope. They are, from left, Julia Marshall,...

The Whole Works, a project partnering with GarCo Sewing Works sponsored in part by CMC is a Rifle-based sewing manufacturing facility. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, between 1990 and 2011 the U.S. lost 750,000 apparel manufacturing jobs. A new company based in Rifle is attempting to get some of those...

The Colorado Climate Summit moves past the conversation about climate change and toward solving the problem The following article on the Colorado Climate Summit was published in the Boulder Weekly. CMC Rifle instructor Chris Ellis, who teaches in the college’s solar energy program, is featured at the end of the...

Love Canal Activist to Interact with Students and the Public By Carrie Click Lois Gibbs is known as the Mother of Superfund following her grassroots activism work at the Love Canal neighborhood in Niagara Falls, N.Y. Gibbs will speak at Colorado Mountain College in Edwards on Nov. 6. You can count them off on a few...

Amber Parnow, a sustainability studies student at Colorado Mountain College in Breckenridge, looks out the window of an EcoFlight plane as it flies over oil and gas development in Wyoming. EcoFlight is an Aspen-based nonprofit organization that advocates for the protection of wild lands and wildlife by flying people...

This article was published in the Steamboat Today. By Audrey Dwyer. Colorado Mountain College students, from left, Brent Bessey, Maggie Tucci, Kelsie Buccino and Brett Somen Tuesday morning clean potatoes that recently were harvested at the Legacy Ranch. The potatoes will be part of the Yampatika Garden-to-Table...