The General Assembly & Governor-appointed Colorado Food Systems Advisory Council’s mission is to provide community-informed, research-based policy recommendations to state leaders to address complex food systems challenges.

The Colorado Food Systems Advisory Council meets quarterly. All meetings are open to the public.

COFSAC Quarterly Council Meeting

Next meeting:

Topic: COFSAC Q2 Meeting

Time: May 9, 2024 11:00 AM- 1:00 PM

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 914 3960 3063

4817 National Western Drive
Denver, CO 80216

The meeting will be held at CSU Spur in the Terra building, “Palisade Peach” Room

Featured panel at the 2022 Colorado Food Summit

This expert panel, featuring council member Hollis Glenn of the Colorado Department of Agriculture, provides a thoughtful overview of the different policy and program levers at the state level that shape Colorado’s food system. COFSAC was a lead organizer of the 2022 Colorado Food Summit, and our working groups lead two additional panels including “Can Policy Move at the Speed of Climate Change” and a series of sessions exploring innovations in farm to institution value chains. Learn more about the summit here.

Council Member Spotlight

Nicholas Marquez

Hunger Free Colorado

Representing: Representative of Expertise in federal Food nutrition service programs

Nicholas Marquez was born and raised in Colorado, his passion and commitment towards community empowerment and achieving true racial, economic, and social justice stems from his and his family’s past and current struggles to living a dignified life. He currently works as a Community Organizer with Hunger Free Colorado. His focus is to engage Colorado’s most impacted communities in meaningful ways that builds trust and deep relationships which nourish community members as leaders in their communities while also bolstering their lived experiences as expertise to push for long-lasting systemic changes.

Latest Resources

Q1 (Jan-Mar) 2024

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