Huge turnout at first Local Food Expo

Crowd at Local Food Expo at Colorado Mountain College in Edwards
Crowd at Local Food Expo at Colorado Mountain College in Edwards

Over five hundred people eagerly participated in Colorado Mountain College’s first-ever Local Food Expo in Edwards.

The event was conceived by students in the Slow Food on Campus club who are enrolled in the college’s sustainable cuisine program. Their goal was to connect local food producers and buyers to help create a more sustainable food system in the community. The Vail Daily and Eagle Valley Alliance for Sustainability partnered with CMC to sponsor the event.

At their first meeting, students decided to hold an event to get local food growers, ranchers and producers together with