Cochon 555 Showcases Heritage Pigs

Cochon 555 Showcases Heritage Pigs

Annual pork-fest and competition returns to Denver. Cochon 555 is back in Denver on Friday to Sunday, March 6-8. This three-day feast and culinary competition celebrates family farms, heritage breed pigs and tilt the scales in favor today’s emerging chef community struggling to pay premium prices for safer, more flavorful food raised by real farmers. […]

Taste Test Invite Declined - I Already Buy the Product

Taste Test Invite Declined – I Already Buy the Product

NestFresh eggs are always in my fridge. This morning, a public relations representative sent me the following E-mail: “I was hoping you might be interested in a little experiment that I was thinking of — that I honestly think will be really cool and attractive blog content…One of our clients is NestFresh eggs — a […]

Denver Harvest Week Events

Denver Harvest Week Events

GrowHaus is the setting for sustainable meals & fun events. Denver Harvest Week (five days, actually) is back from Tuesday, September 23 through Saturday, September 27, with more than thirty of EatDenver’s restaurants hosting a series of pop-up dinner parties at the GrowHaus (4751 York Street).  Proceeds go to support the efforts of EatDenver and The GrowHaus. On […]

Clyde Nelson in the greenhouse.

The Home Ranch’s Growing Organic Farm

Dude ranch with a difference grows its own. The Home Ranch, located in the Upper Elk River Valley north of Steamboat Springs, is known for luxury, style and cuisine that meet the international standards of hospitality for Relais & Chateaux membership. General manager and executive chef Clyde Nelson, has been performing culinary magic there for some 20 years, and […]

Marczyk’s Fundraiser for Family Farmers

Family-owned, upmarket Denver grocer supports scholarship fund. Marczyk Fine Foods and Niman Ranch are teaming up for their second annual fundraiser to support the Next Generation Scholarship Fund. All week, through Marczyk’s next Burger Night, both locations are accepting donations at the register, and also the proceeds from each burger purchased at Burger Night on Friday, August 22 from 5:30 […]

Boulder Farmers' Market in Nation's Top 100

Boulder Farmers’ Market in Nation’s Top 100

Still time to cast a vote & move Boulder up in the rankings. When I read the headline, “The Top 100 Most Celebrated Farmers Markets,” I knew that the Boulder County Farmers’ Market had to be there someplace. Indeed it was, at #44. The ranking is part of the American Farmland Trust’s 2014 I Love My […]

Longmont Welcoming 2nd Weekly Farmers' Market

Longmont Welcoming 2nd Weekly Farmers’ Market

Wednesday afternoon is town’s second market day. The Boulder Farmers’ Market operates Saturdays and Wednesday afternoons for much of the year, and the Longmont Farmers’ Market, run by the same organization, is going twice weekly too. The new downtown Longmont Farmers’ Market debuts on Wednesday, June 25 on 5th Avenue between Main and Kimbark Streets from […]