Town Talk for Feb. 12 |

Town Talk for Feb. 12

Vail CO Colorado
Now available at Avon Liquor is Danny Cash Bloody Mary Mix. It is a rich and chunky mix, and proceeds from the sale support Colorado Ski Patrol.

You’re invited to view TEDxManhattan “Changing the Way We Eat” today from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Colorado Mountain College in Edwards, Room 204. The one-day event will highlight several aspects of the sustainable food movement and the work being done to shift our food system from industrially based agriculture to one in which healthy, nutritious food is accessible to all. Speakers with various backgrounds in food and farming will share their insights and expertise. Relevant clips from the TED conference will be shown. And, hopefully, we’ll have a few surprises during the day. A highlight of all TED and TEDx events is the ample time given for attendees to meet one another and look for new synergies and new ideas to help bolster the sustainable food movement.

Stay all day, or come by for just a part or simply to meet people with an interest in creating a more sustainable food system. From 8:30 to 10:15 a.m., speakers will provide a historical background of factors influencing our food system. From 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m., speakers will focus on the current state of our food system, and then from 2 to 4 p.m., the future of our food system will be addressed. For additional details about the event, go to

If you’re looking for an alternative outdoor activity to try this winter, check out the Vail Resorts Nordic School in Golden Peak! Upcoming programs include:

• Nordic coed telemark workshops Saturday and March 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Preregister with Joe at 970-754-4390 and save.

• Last Nordic kids telemark workshop March 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Preregister with Joe at 970-754-4390 and save.

• Skin and Ski events every Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Learn about winter backcountry travel and tools used, and get in some good skinning. If you’re looking for an intro to skinning, join the Nordic School on Wednesday evenings from 4 to 6 p.m. Plan to arrive at 3:30 p.m. For more information, contact Joe at 970-754-4390.

For further information, visit

Cynthia Edgerton, daughter of Dorothy Distelhorst and Karl Edgerton, of Vail, was named to the Dean’s List for the Fall 2010 semester at Saint Michael’s College. Edgerton is a sophomore biology major at the liberal arts, residential Catholic college located in Burlington, Vt., one of America’s top 10 college towns. Students who complete a minimum of 12 credits and achieve a grade point average of at least 3.4 at the end of a semester are recognized for their scholarship by inclusion on the Dean’s List.

Mark your calendars for the chance to support Can Do Multiple Sclerosis while enjoying a four-course menu and wine pairing from Luigi’s Pasta House in Eagle. The evening will commence at 6:30 p.m. with a welcome from Luigi’s Pasta House’s manager, a chef and a Can Do MS representative. The total cost inclusive of all taxes, gratuities and a $15 contribution to Can Do MS is just $75 per person. Reserve your seat by Feb. 14 by calling 970-328-5400.

Tell us what’s going on around town so we can talk about it.

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