June 2020
Colorado Proud News
Showcase Your Company Online
Colorado Proud created a new website to connect producers with consumers during this difficult time. Please visit www.ColoradoProud.com and complete the online form to add your business and current products and services. We will promote this site through press releases and social media , encouraging consumers to look for the logo buy local.

Use the New Logo
Reminder! If you haven't done so already, please be sure to incorporate the new logo on your website, packaging and marketing materials. We have received a lot of positive feedback from members and consumers, and we are happy to help everyone transition to the updated logo. If you need the new logo artwork, please e-mail Wendy.White@state.co.us .  

COVID-19 Food and Agriculture Resources

Send a Message and Tell Your Story to Future Farmers
History Colorado is documenting this moment in history so that future farmers can know and hear your story. They want to hear from you about how COVID-19 is changing your daily life.
  • How are you navigating work and family needs?
  • Has your place of work reduced hours, or been forced to close?
  • How has farming practices changes?
  • What steps is your family taking to prevent the virus's spread?
  • What will you remember about this moment?
History is in the making, and we want to record your story. On their  website , you'll find many different ways you can share your story. Help us document this moment so that future farmers can learn from you. 

Southeast Colorado Survey
Ogallala Commons is collecting data regarding food production in southeast Colorado. Input is both anonymous and valuable to the work of supporting food production and access to local foods across the region. Click here to complete the survey.
Colorado Proud Facebook Page
Be sure to like the Colorado Proud Facebook page at www.facebook.com/coproud.

Tell Us Your Story
If you have news to share in the newsletter or on the Colorado Proud Facebook page, contact Wendy at wendy.white@state.co.us or click here to download and complete a short form.

Share Your News
New product launch? Recently win an award? Celebrating a company milestone? Tell us about it, so we can share the good news. E-mail Wendy.White@state.co.us with your Colorado Proud member news. 
2020 Farm Fresh Directory Available
The 2020 Colorado Farm Fresh Directory features businesses selling direct to the public, including more than 200 farms, ranches, roadside stands, u-picks and Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs, 100 farmers’ markets across the state as well as 40 new listings. Farm Fresh also includes restaurants using local ingredients, wineries, corn mazes, pumpkin patches and other seasonal activities. In addition, the free directory includes a crop calendar, tips for picking Colorado produce and other helpful resources.
The directory is available for free through home milk delivery services (Royal Crest Dairy and Longmont Dairy Farm) and other businesses, as well as online at www.coloradoagriculture.com . Colorado Farm Fresh is also available as a mobile app for smartphones. 

Colorado Proud Member Spotlight
1350 Distilling is a veteran, teacher, and women owned hand-craft distillery "celebrating the American Spirit of our military and their loved ones, one drink at a time." Ten percent of profits are donated to local family and veteran non-profit organizations. Our business name pays
tribute to the 13 stripes and 50 stars of the Star Spangled Banner. We distill vodka, rum, gin, and whiskey in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Each type of liquor is represented by a different military branch in coloring and name.

Would you like your company to be featured in an upcoming newsletter? Send a photo and short paragraph to Wendy.White@state.co.us.

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