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Fall produce is here Autumn arrives next week and Mother Nature is preparing for the season. Sweet summer fruits like cantaloupes and peaches are on their way out, and hearty fall vegetables like...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2014 | CATEGORY: Food

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Manna fundraiser helps feed those in need Manna Soup Kitchen, Durango’s nonprofit organization that feeds the hungry, will get a boost this Friday from a group of local jewelers. Calling it “Ten...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2014 | CATEGORY: Food

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Learn about wild living Inspired by Turtle Lake Refuge’s “weed” expertise? Katrina Blair invites you to delve into the world of living food nutrition, wild edible and medicinal plants, permaculture...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: Food

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Natural Grocers offers free nutrition classes Want to learn how to achieve optimal health and lose weight or oust the secret weight-buster in your salad dressing or live without...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2014 | CATEGORY: Food

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You can can Really want to know how to can the summer’s bounty for winter’s dark days? Wendy Rice and the Colorado State University Extension office are offering a series of how-to classes...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2014 | CATEGORY: Food

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Cyclists gear up for Tour de Farms If you liked the Iron Horse Chef competition and you want to support local farms in the Four Corners, sponsoring agency Growing Partners of Southwest Colorado has...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2014 | CATEGORY: Food

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Olathe sweet corn is here If you’ve been watching each week for the latest bounty of summer to arrive, you were thrilled when Colorado’s finest corn arrived in the Four Corners last week. Olathe...

DATE: July 29, 2014 | CATEGORY: Food

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A recipe for seasonal slaw What’s currently in season in your garden? Carrots, chard, green onions, kale, lettuce, snow peas, spinach and radishes are just a few of the items that are popping up in...

DATE: July 15, 2014 | CATEGORY: Food

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New restaurant opens in Hermosa If you’re looking for a hearty breakfast or casual lunch on your way to Durango Mountain Resort or Silverton, you have a new place to stop. Hermosa Creek Grill,...

DATE: July 8, 2014 | CATEGORY: Food

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Fruit lovers, rejoice! Two local purveyors and growers of some of Colorado’s finest fruit are back in business now that summer is officially here. Matt Hauser of MLS Fruit sells his succulent...

DATE: July 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: Food

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Does anyone out there really drink green beer on St. Patrick’s Day? Who would foul a Guinness with green dye?Blame the folks in Boston back in 1914. That’s where Dr. Curtin, “a coroner’s...

DATE: March 13, 2012 | CATEGORY: Food

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March roars in like a lion with two great fundraising events likely to benefit someone each of us knows personally.March is national Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month. The Southwest Colorado...

DATE: March 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Food

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