Kathleen Baumgardner is cofounder and executive director of a nonprofit, pay-what-you-can restaurant in Fort Collins, Colorado, the FoCo Cafe. At this year’s Natural Products Expo West and Engredea, she’ll have a lot to say during the session, “3 Disruptive Models that Deliver Healthy Food to Everyone, Everywhere.” We talked to her about social entrepreneurship, food access and disrupting conventional business models in the food industry. [Read More]
FoCo Cafe Press
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Fort Collins’ FoCo Café’ is best known for its “pay it forward” lunch spot but is also a wonderful example of the City’s adaptive reuse of its industrial past.
The Lyric Cinema Cafe will host a food-themed short film festival on Thursday.
The 300 E. Mountain Ave. theater will showcase nine films that feature different food and agriculture topics. The event runs from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $10 per person at the door. [Read More]
During November, the youths from the New Thought Northern Colorado Center for Spiritual Living in Loveland have placed a Free Pantry at the FoCo Cafe. [Read More]
The City of Fort Collins Human Relations Commission has announced the recipients of the 2016 Human Relations Award who will be honored at a ceremony on Tuesday, December 6. [Read More]
The exemplary cafe aims to provide nutritious and healthy meals – made from mostly local, organic and sustainability grown ingredients – to the local community in Fort Collins, regardless of whether they can afford to pay or not. [Read More]
If you don’t feel like cooking — or if you accidentally pull a Clark Griswold and overcook your turkey — there’s a handful of restaurants that can come to the rescue on Thanksgiving. [Read More]
A community kitchen that seeks to solve Fort Collins hunger issues one meal at a time. [Read More]
Click on the link below to read the eTown article about FoCo Cafe or listen to the full eTown broadcast interview between Nick Forster and Kathleen Baumgarder
Friday, November 18
5:30 – 8:00 pm
(open house format)
FoCo Cafe, 225 Maple Street
Recipe books will be available for purchase for $15.
The book contains twenty FoCo Cafe recipes, garden and ingredient tips, and more! All proceeds will be used for Cafe operations.
We will feature original art on the Cafe walls by contributing artists from
Black Atlas Tattoo, La Familia, Magnetic Tattoo, Parabrahma Tattoo Collective,
Life Changes Body Art, Inc., Rockysteady Tattoo, Sanders Ink Tattoo,
Story of My Life Tattoo, Tobi’s Tattoo Studio, and Tribal Rites.
Soup and muffins will be available on a donation basis.
Plus we will be serving beer and wine.
Don’t miss the fun and festivities!
Special thanks to Rotary Club of Fort Collins who provided a generous project grant!