Nurturing Community During Social Distancing

Adapting to this unprecedented time certainly was not in our plan when we opened our doors in December. Despite it all, we are making every effort to stay open while still keeping safety as our top priority.

At our heart, we seek to be a community hub – a passion currently being challenged by this pandemic. We cannot invite you in our doors and have postponed all community events, but we will continue serving you fresh food, market goods, and coffee through the market door Tuesday through Sunday as we continuously deep clean our facility.

In an effort to mitigate food waste during this time and be conscientious of only using what we need, we have created a limited menu for take out and encourage you order ahead of time online or by calling 720-535-7217.

We also can provide an escape from the stress of large grocery stores. We are staying stocked up with natural cleaning supplies, dry bulk goods, fresh produce, kombucha, electrolyte water, compostable food waste bags, and all the houseplants we can manage. In the mornings we will be serving good-to-go burritos, quiches, and pastries. All market goods can be ordered online ahead of time as well.

The Feedery Adjusted Hours:

Market-  Tuesday-Sunday: 8 AM to 7 PM

Kitchen-  Tuesday-Sunday: 10 AM to 7 PM

We are taking this situation seriously and following CDC regulations. As of right now, it is required that any of our staff feeling under the weather receive a medical opinion saying they are clear of symptoms, or quarantine for 14 days before returning to work symptom free. We are working and evaluating this policy consistently.

To keep our building safe, vendors will be required to deliver outside our door so that our managers can process all shipments into cleaned containers before transferring inside.

Many of you have asked how you can support us during this time. We are offering online gift cards if you cannot make it by to grab a bite to eat. We also will be updating our social media to keep you updated with how we’re doing and invite you to join in on our progress.

Faith In A Seed

If take out volume increases, we have every intention of adding more work hours but in the meantime we are actively working on finding and creating jobs for our staff by expediting our farming operations.

On-site, aside from serving you food, we have employees continuing to maintain our planting and germination routine in the hydroponics room.

Upstairs, we are assembling planting beds, organizing the greenhouse, and beginning to see life take root on the roof.

Our off-site farm is only three blocks from our location, and our employees have the opportunity to garden and landscape in preparation for our outdoor farming operations this spring.

We are lucky to have these projects as they are keeping our staff employed despite everything going on around us, but this time is also offered to employees as a mental health break and a time to focus on their families if they need it.

We know that when our lives get back to normal later this year we will be back as your community hub, serving you an abundance of hyperlocal produce, rooted steadfast in a team that is a stronger family than ever.

We thank you for your continued support and outpour of love. Our hearts go out to all the families and local businesses affected by this virus and we hope to provide ease to your life as you work through your own adaptations. Please let us know what we can do to help.

We’re all in this together. Thanks for you doing your part.

 

 

Post by Kirby Peterman

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