When it comes to food allergies, how to help your kids snack smarter

Back-to-school time is stressful on its own. Add in the specter of food allergies – of your own kids or their friends – and the stakes can feel even higher. What to toss in the lunch bag? What’s...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Seasons changing with addition of new chefs, manager

As summer draws to a close, Seasons of Durango is also changing. The restaurant’s previous executive chef, Dennis Morrisroe, has left to become the new general manager of the Sunnyside Farms...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Steamworks to release Raspberry Limeade firkin

Steamworks Brewing Co. plans to continue its Firkin Fridays series by tapping a “Raspberry Limeade” firkin at 3 p.m. Friday at its downtown brewpub. “It’s the end of the summer season, so we wanted...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Farmers market to highlight local businesses

With help from Local First, The Durango Farmers Market plans to highlight businesses in the local food sector that source local ingredients and produce their foods in town. The businesses will be...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Unique Le Natural tries to ‘exemplify the microfarming idea’

In the words of owner Brian McCollaum, Unique Le Natural “does a little bit of everything.” The six-year-old farm raises goats and uses their milk to produce soaps, lotions and shampoo bars. The...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

San Juan Brewfest turns 21 with ‘exceptional beers,’ fundraising

The San Juan Brewfest came of age Saturday – celebrating its 21st birthday – and according to Business Improvement District Executive Director Tim Walsworth, it was the best one yet. He said that...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Strategies for cooking without heat

Can you cook without heating a single thing? Bowl of cereal to the rescue! Oh, you want to cook cook? And end up with an actual meal? Good news: You can do that, too. (Just don’t judge me on the...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

How much pot in that brownie? Chocolate can throw off tests

How much marijuana is really in that pot brownie? Chocolate can throw off potency tests so labels aren’t always accurate, and now scientists are trying to figure out why. In states where marijuana...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Former competitors bring new restaurant to Bayfield

BAYFIELD – On Mill Street, two “open soon” signs have had a face-off for weeks. The signs mark new restaurants coming to downtown Bayfield. Further down the road, “for sale” or “for lease” signs...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Go ahead and microwave fish, and other office lunch etiquette you should ignore

Packing your lunch. The very phrase suggests unwelcome labor, less a matter of preparing for work than a kind of effort in its own right. Maybe the act finds you morning groggy, coffee still...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Farmers Market: Breen Mesa Farm Creamery has goat cheese

Breen Mesa Farms Creamery opened in May of this year, and according to owner Edit Aquarian, it is “the only FDA-approved mobile milk parlor in Colorado.” The farm and creamery specializes in soft...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

The Kennebec brings a farmers market to Hesperus

Prior to this summer, residents of Hesperus and Durango West looking for a market for fresh produce and other items had to make the trip all the way into Durango or Mancos. Now, they have an...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

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