In this episode of the DREAM. THINK. DO. podcast, Mitch Matthews talks with the co-founder of FoCo Cafe in Fort Collins, Colorado, Kathleen Baumgardner. The FoCo Cafe is a pay-what-you-can gourmet cafe that serves delicious, healthy food to anyone who wants to eat there. The restaurant is making good food accessible to everyone while building community at the same time. Kathleen and her husband Jeff are creating a positive impact both in the lives of the people who eat and serve at the cafe, as well as in their community by coming up with creative and real solutions to the world’s problems. [Read More]
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Fort Collins, Colorado is full of a variety of people including Tree-Huggers. However, the passion and love for Mother Earth does not stop at these Birkenstock-wearing individuals with dread locked hair. Rather, there are many members in the Fort Collins community who are environmentally-conscious when it comes to food consumption and it seems many establishments in Old Town have catered to this trend. If you are interested in incorporating a little hippy into your life, check out these recommended establishments provided below! [Read More]
Pharos Fund Current Recipients
In Spring 2017, Bohemian Foundation awarded $510,000 to 32 local nonprofits working to encourage and enable youth to thrive, empower individuals and families on the path toward economic stability and strengthen our vibrant Fort Collins community. [Read More]
FoCo Cafe is the first nonprofit restaurant in Fort Collins. Cafe patrons set the price for cafe cuisine in this pay-what-you-can setting. Instead of a cash register, a donation box is on the counter. If you can give more, pay it forward. If you have a little less, pay what you can. If your pockets are empty, participate in community with your time and talent in exchange for a mouth-watering meal.
The Small Giants Summit is an annual conference developed to bring together like minded values-driven leaders from around the world. The Day of Mojo is an optional bonus day where a portion of our Summit attendees explore local businesses to discover the essence of what makes great companies great!
The city of Fort Collins Human Relations Commission on Tuesday honored this year’s recipients of the Human Relations Awards. [Read More]
Light, Camera, Take Action Film Festival
6 p.m. Friday, Colorado State University, Behavioral Sciences Building Room A101, Fort Collins. The Light, Camera, Take Action Film Festival, sponsored by FoCo Cafe and CSU Swipe Out Hunger, seeks to highlight food insecurity and poverty in Fort Collins. The festival will showcase one long-format documentary – “The Starfish Throwers” – and other local short films and photographs. Tickets are available at fococafe.org, on at the event, on a pay-what-you-can basis. [Read More]
Four CSU students have helped organize a special event to highlight food insecurity in the Fort Collins community on May 5.
The “Lights, Camera, Take Action Film Festival and Contest” is being run by social work graduate student Mallory Andrews and three members of the President’s Leadership Program: senior chemistry major Lindsey Paricio, junior sociology major Haley Chatwin and senior theatre major Abigail Jordan. It will be held at 6 p.m. in CSU’s Behavioral Sciences Building, Room A101. [Read More]
Each week, the Coloradoan writes a Before You Go feature. Here’s an inside look of FoCo Cafe. [Read More]
Fort Collins takes a lot of pride in its history. Now city officials are taking steps to preserve a few pieces of it. [Read More]