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Shelf of products at Magnolia Street Market (Mara Scullion | College Avenue Magazine).

Passing the Torch: From JB’s Convenience Store to Magnolia Street Market and the Importance of Multiculturalism

Mara Scullion, Contributor May 20, 2022

With the popularity of East Asian trends and culture becoming mainstream in North America, movies like “Parasite” and shows like “Squid Game” are still topping the charts. When snuggling in to...

A holstein calf at Morning Fresh Dairy Farm poses for a shot Feb. 4, 2022. (Greg James | College Avenue Magazine)

Photo Story: Morning Fresh Farms

Greg James, Photographer March 2, 2022

Article & Photos by: Greg James For the Graves family, dairy farming has been a way of life for over a century. Since 1894, Bellevue’s Morning Fresh Dairy Farms has been producing milk for the...

Cars drive on S Shields St between the Cathy Fromme Prairie natural area and the Fossil Creek neighborhood in Fort Collins on Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2022. (Anna von Pechmann | College Avenue Magazine)

Local Farms Face Challenges Brought by Urbanization

Harper Wines, Contributor March 2, 2022

The world grows and changes constantly, but no amount of urban growth on the environment will change the fact that food is essential to survival. However, the development that accompanies this change and...

Customers Michael Norwesh and Adaline Lee shop at Vindeket Foods located at 1317 Webster Ave. on Tuesday, February 1, 2022. (Anna von Pechmann | College Avenue Magazine)

Vindeket Foods to the Rescue: How One Fort Collins Market is Tackling Food Waste

Kelsie Korinek, Contributor March 2, 2022

Picture your weekly trip to the grocery store, a trip that will provide you with all your needs for the upcoming days. When you walk in, there are rows of produce and packaged goods waiting to be sifted...

Barbacoa tacos from Maggies Tacos food truck on Wednesday, Feb. 9 in the Jax parking lot just North of Old Town. (Skyler Pradhan | College Avenue Magazine)

The Taco Trucks North of Town: How a Community Shapes Business

Aspen Flores, Contributor March 2, 2022

Between June and September, food trucks dot the landscape at City Park for the Fort Collins Food Truck Rally. On Tuesdays from 5:30 p.m. to dusk, there is plenty of food and live music to go around. The...

Chinese broccoli with crispy pork at Cafe de Bangkok, Feb. 6. (Pratyoosh Kashyap | College Avenue Magazine)

Cafe de Bangkok: A Taste of Thailand

S. C. Pedroza, Contributor March 2, 2022

As soon as you walk in, you smell the steaming scent of jasmine rice, curry, exotic vegetables and tender meats and noodles, foreshadowing not only a meal but an experience as a whole. Your plate is brought...

People drinking juice and eating together

Food Symbolism: How Food Connects Us

Samantha Nordstrom, Contributor March 2, 2022

Amongst a crowded bulletin board covered in flyers, a person will likely find on at least one of these flyers a sentence in bold lettering reading, “Come to our meeting – snacks provided!”    These...

People work at Momo Lolo located near campus at 1129 W Elizabeth St. Dec. 7, 2021. (Pratyoosh Kashyap | College Avenue Magazine)

The Foundation of a Welcoming Community at The Momo Lolo Coffee Shop

Simone Woodbury, Contributor January 18, 2022

  Strolling down the streets of Fort Collins, many coffee shops surround the town. Perhaps it’s the thousands of college students who need an extra jolt of caffeine to help endure their day,...

Saplings inside the EEG. (Photo by Pratyoosh Kashyap | College Avenue Magazine)

The Everybody Eats Garden: CSU’s Student-Run Garden Grows Food and Community

Grace Cooper May 11, 2021

As any gardener knows, good things take time. For the past two years a small group of students and staff at Colorado State University’s Horticulture Department have been waiting patiently for CSU’s...

Old Town Fort Collins empty at night

Partying in a Pandemic: How COVID-19 has reset CSU’s social scene

Grace Cooper March 29, 2021

The red solo cups of a crowded house and disco lights of a bustling bar have become iconic for generations of college students. A first college party has become a rite of passage for everyone — except...

phone on noco nosh website

Nosh for NoCo: Independent Delivery Supports Local Restaurants

Guest Contributor February 24, 2021

For college students living through a pandemic, food delivery is a must. Some may be too stoned to go pick up their own munchies, and many may see food delivery as a safer option as opposed to going into...

Two bowls of ramen in the kitchen of RamaMama

Small Businesses See Surge of Community Support During Pandemic

Guest Contributor February 24, 2021

For local business owners Jeremy Kempter and John Lawyer, staying open in the midst of a global pandemic has been business as never before.   Kempter, the owner and master distiller of Old Town...

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