Food production is part of all family cultures.
to raise the caring capacity of communities and resilience of our local environments
through resident education in organic backyard farming.
You’re in a foodshed!?!
Foodshed is an adaptation of a 1929 concept: watershed. It describes the movement
of food from production to consumption. In the global food system, foodsheds are
defined by scale, from the global foodshed to local foodsheds. FoodShed Productions,
a small, yet, high-impact social enterprise is named for its’ drive to build the
So how does FoodShed Productions work?
“We Build, We Coach, You Keep Growing” - our motto, core service, and explanation
of how FoodShed Productions operates. Together or alone, we design-build a garden
to meet economic, environmental and palate constraints of residents. We coach furture
producers through the fundamentals of organic food production. You keep growing as
a producer every season with FoodShed Productions, your coach, on call.
Ever been a SNAP recipient? We have a hook and reel but it is up to you to start
fishing! Keep reading and let us know - you’re our inspiration!
We’ve set out to build our local foodshed and are doing so on three levels. Which
level is best for you? We have some ideas but it’s your decision to get involved!
Our front end services:
- Build & Installation (Fee-based with sweat equity discounts)
- Maintenance Visits (Fee-based with sweat equity and Community Grower discounts)
- Experiential Learning Workshops (Fee-based with Social Equity and Host discounts)
- Youth In Community - Oh! SNAP (IN-DEVELOPMENT (2014!?!))
Our intermediate services:
- Boulder County Crop Mob (FREE 4 ALL!!!)
- Second Start Community Garden Expansion with Boulder Prep High School
- Local Farm Services - aimed at diversifying our local farms revenues and presence
for a fee. (IN-DEVELOPMENT)
Our back end services:
- Farm Workers- FoodShed Productions’ ultimate goal of providing a financially viable
exit strategy for farm workers who have the ability to build their own local foodshed!