Winter’s bounty

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Winter’s bounty

While weather is frightful, greens are delightful

Fresh veggies in the winter

Winter’s bounty

Vic Vanik, co-owner of Four Seasons Greenhouse & Nursery in Dolores, looks over a Topsy Tom hanging tomato basket grown indoors at the facility. The nursery only grows food in the winter; in the summer, it carries ornamental plants.
Four Seasons Greenhouse & Nursery in Dolores dedicates more than 20,000 square feet to growing produce in the winter.
Rhonda Elwood and Daniel Mansfield sort sunflower greens at Four Seasons Greenhouse & Nursery in Dolores. The greenhouse supplies various Southwest Colorado school districts with greens.
Vic Vanik, co-owner of Four Seasons Greenhouse & Nursery in Dolores, has one greenhouse dedicated to varieties he is experimenting with growing in pots, such as these cabbage.
Prices for locally grown produce jump significantly in the winter.
The price for locally grown tomatoes, such as these bush champion tomatoes grown at Four Seasons Greenhouse & Nursery, more than triples in the winter.
Vic Vanik, co-owner of Four Seasons Greenhouse & Nursery in Dolores, sells hundreds of pounds of produce at the winter market held each Saturday at the nursery.
Demand for local produce, such as this eggplant, has prompted Four Seasons Greenhouse & Nursery in Dolores to increase its production.
Gail Vanik, co-owner of Four Seasons Greenhouse & Nursery in Dolores, looks over a bush champion tomato plant on Tuesday that they grow indoors at the facility.
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