Sustainable Agriculture

Zeal Introduces A New Chef

Zeal Introduces A New Chef

Former Greenbriar chef tackles & tweaks “clean” food menu. Zeal, a downtown Boulder restaurant catering to health-conscious food enthusiasts, opened November and developed a following from those allergic or averse to certain foods or food groups. Vegetarian? Zeal has many dishes for you, including sustainably harvested proteins of various kinds. Carnivore? They serve only pedigreed meats […]

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 […]

Botantic Gardens Hosts Important Food Films

Botantic Gardens Hosts Important Food Films

Documentaries focus on America’s foods, food crisis and hunger in this supposed land of plenty. Denver Botanic Gardens and  Denver-born Chipotle Mexican Grill present the fourth-annual Sustainable Food Film Series, which aims to raise awareness of healthy and sustainable approaches to the way we grow, produce and consume food. Four documentary films covering organics, sustainable […]

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 […]

Devil’s Thumb Ranch Hosting Beard Dinner

New York-style haute foodie-ism plus the highest manifestation of Colorado hospitality. Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa, along with five top Denver chefs, host the third Annual James Beard Foundation Dinner on Saturday, October 18. This worthwhile splurge is a fundraising benefit for the James Beard Foundation and its scholarship program. Each of the participating chefs brings a storied background […]

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 […]