Tag Archives: Mike Callicrate

R-CALF USA COOL Presentation August 14, 2015

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A hamstrung D-11 begins crucial cafeteria cuts to balance underfunded government mandates

By Matthew Schniper @MatthewSchniper | The Colorado Springs Independent “Hey son, what did you have for lunch today at school?” Well, we can tell you one thing Timmy didn’t dine on, if he chose a hamburger, or meatloaf, or pasta … Continue reading

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A look back to 2008 – Restoring Fair Trade, Prosperity and Food Security – a presentation by Mike Callicrate

This presentation made in 2008 is still relevant today JBS is a State sponsored Brazilian meat packer, and now the largest meat packer in the world, as well as the largest beef and poultry packer in the U.S. They are … Continue reading

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Connecting Producers to Eaters Presentation at 3rd Annual Western Colorado Food and Farm Forum – Winter 2015

Mike Callicrate is an independent cattle producer, feedyard owner, business entrepreneur and political activist in St. Francis Kansas. In 2000, he formed a value-added meat company called Ranch Foods Direct to go around the highly concentrated big food companies that … Continue reading

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New Public Market coming to Colorado Springs

video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Developers and community members are working on a public market near downtown Colorado Springs. Part of the former Gazette building, off Pikes Peak Avenue just east of downtown, will be turned … Continue reading

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