The Food System Food Equity Coalition of Archuleta County recently tested the use of a civic engagement tool called "Participatory Budgeting" to help them decide how to spend grant funds. The successful process engaged more than 300 community members in decision-making about our local food system.
LPEA recently published its clean energy plan including how to provide it safely, reliably to residents and businesses. Find out where you can download a copy among other tidbits of information like scholarships for residents and safety tips when using a space heater.
La Plata Electric explains how it determines the amount of money it will refund the cooperative's membership and why it gives the money back in this edition of LPEA Wire.
In this latest news segment from La Plata Electric Association, find out how you can participate in their annual "Fill the Bucket" food drive and help curb food insecurity this winter. They also provide some great tips for reducing your winter electric bill and how you can get financial assistance if you need it.