With an eye on the future, a heart for a vibrant community, and recognition of the inter-connectedness of our environment and everything that lives here, CCFS strives to unite all citizens who are committed to long-term stewardship of Chaffee County and the broader Arkansas River Valley.
CCFS’s mission is to support existing effective programs and initiate new programs that ensure the long-term viability and well being of our community. CCFS supports the development of long-term sustainable methods as a basis for a vibrant and resilient future. Of primary importance to our community’s future are: conservation and protection of ranch lands, water, and other natural resources, local food production, alternative energies, and affordable housing. CCFS serves its members and the broader public through research, educational practices, and interaction
with community members, agencies, and local governments.
• August 25 - Pleae join us for a screening of "The Greenhorns", a 1 hour documentary about a new generation of farmers. To learn about this film
and the informative evening that starts at 6pm at the SteamPlant Theater
• May 17 - Pleae join us for a screening of "The Economics of Happiness", a
1 hour documentary about the worldwide movement for economic localization. To
learn about this film click here
• April 27 - EARTH DAY this year falls on April 22 and EARTH WEEK is April 22-
April 29. On Wednesday April 27 we will be showing the documentary BAG IT. For
details click here.
THERE IS NO "AWAY"
There may be alternative energies in the Visit our facebook
future, But there is no alternative water. page by clicking here