Quick Bites

Tanya Denckla Cobb on the Local Food Movement

The Food Collaborative's Tanya Denckla Cobb shared stories from her new book, “Reclaiming Our Food,” at CitySpace on Tuesday, March 10, 2015, as part of the Greater Virginia Green Building Council’s luncheon series. Read more: How the grassroots local food movement is changing what we eat

City Schoolyard Garden: Dig Into Spring!

City Schoolyard Garden and our partners PB&J Fund and Harvest Moon Catering invite you to join us for a special dinner and fundraiser on Friday, March 20. We are celebrating the Spring Equinox with a delicious four-course meal created by the chefs at Harvest Moon, featuring produce harvested right from CSG’s gardens. Please visit the Dig into Spring site for more details and to purchase tickets. And please help to publicize this special event! Your support of this premier evening will fund our Garden to Table Summer Camp. This camp, offered to youth from Charlottesville City Parks & R ... [more]

Food Film Forum Screening Prompts Local Action Against Pesticides

Last April, the Food Collaborative, in partnership with the Sierra Club, Jefferson-Madison Regional Library, and Whole Foods, hosted a screening of the film "A Chemical Reaction." Concerned by the information conveyed in the film and in the following panel, a group of Charlottesville residents has taken action to reduce pesticide use in our community. See the "Daily Progress" story in our "Resources" section or at the link below for a look at their efforts! http://www.cvilletomorrow.org/news/article/20047-city-of-charlottesville-pesticide-use/

Feature Story

The Food Collaborative has partnered with the Lexicon of Sustainability to produce a series of pop-up art exhibits around town! A selection of informational artworks will be on display at OpenGrounds through April 16 and at the Cville Farmers Market as part of the TomTom Festival on April 18!

Lexicon of Sustainability


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