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Today: Avogadro's Number serves up food for thought

Looking for a way to better yourself -- or your carbon footprint, or your understanding of food?

Avogadro's Number, 605 South Mason Street in Fort Collins, is hosting a free panel discussion at 5 p.m. today titled "Global Food Security: What Is It and How Does It Affect Me?" Colorado State University is partnering on the project, and several CSU experts will be speaking. For more info, call 1-970-493-5555 or visit www.avogadros.com.

Closer to home, Baskin-Robbins, at 815 17th Avenue in Longmont, is hosting the Firefighters 31 Cent Scoop Night from 5 to 9 p.m. In addition to cheap ice cream, there will be a fire truck on display, as well as free prevention and educational materials. For info, call 303-774-0310.

And Sunflower Farmers' Market/Littleton, 8601 West Cross Drive, is holding a Sunflower Simple Suppers Sampling from 5:30 to 7 p.m., this one featuring a "Love Food, Hate Waste" recipe that uses rotisserie chicken to make lemon chicken and pea risotto. For details, call 720-214-0410 or visit www.sfmarkets.com.

For information on dozens of culinary events around town, visit our online Food & Drink listings.

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Amber Taufen has been writing about people, places and things in Denver since 2005. She works as an editor, writer, and production and process guru out of her home office in the foothills.
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