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Mountain Roots Healthy Futures Program

Contact Information

PO Box 323
Gunnison, CO 81230

(319) 400-4222

Focus Areas

  • Community & Nonprofit Development
  • Education & Youth
  • Environment
  • Health & Nutrition

Mountain Roots cultivates a resilient food system in the Gunnison Valley by enhancing healthy connections between food, earth, and community. Access to affordable nutritious food creates a healthy society for the individuals and communities.

  • About Us
    To increase access and consumption of healthy food Mountain Roots engages multiple community organizations to educate, inspire, and empower citizens to grow and prepare locally sustainable nourishing food. Collaboration between schools, human health services, food pantries, and community volunteers has built a network of gardens, education programs, distribution models to increase community food resources overall.
  • Our Impact
    The Mountain Roots Healthy Future Program proposes to have 15 AmeriCorps members who will address rural capacity issues with a focus on community food security through education and outreach in rural counties of Southwestern Colorado.

Positions at Mountain Roots Healthy Futures Program

Mountain Roots Healthy Futures Program Programs

Human Health Services

Positions will serve local health initiatives identified by recent health assessments.

Hunger Solutions

Members serving in food security by creating synergy in education, nutrition, and food access programs.