Elder’s Greenhouse and Garden buys the farm – in a good way

David Elder of Elder’s Greenhouse & Garden has been growing plants commercially for 29 years, but didn’t buy his own farm until just this last year. Elder and his wife, Pam, previously grew...

DATE: July 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Cattlemen’s Association announces Chuck Wagon Cook-Off results

The La Plata-Archuleta Cattlemen’s Association announced the results of the Chuck Wagon Cook-Off Saturday evening. The first-place winners of the wgaon placement and overall food categories won...

DATE: July 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Carver Brewing Co. brings home the Pueblo-Hatch chile war

Earlier this month, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis added fuel to a long-burning fiery debate when he took to social media to proclaim that Colorado’s Pueblo green chiles are better than those from...

DATE: July 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Diane’s Tortilla Burger serves up homemade fare in southeast La Plata County

Located on the intersection of County Roads 307 and 308, Diane’s Tortilla Burger is not exactly centrally located. It’s closest neighbors are three natural gas plants, not far from the Durango-La...

DATE: July 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

How to avoid joining the failing $33B ‘Dietpalooza’

If it was as simple as just having a desire to look and feel your best, we’d all be rocking our favorite jeans, wouldn’t we? I can tell you that desire is not the problem. According to the National...

DATE: July 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Farmers Market: Wild Mountain Forge will sharpen your knives

There’s a lot of produce at the farmers market, but some of it would be hard to prepare without a knife. That’s where Wild Mountain Forge comes in. The Mancos-based family business sharpens knives...

DATE: July 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Chuck wagon cook-off preserves tradition through camp-style cooking

Beef, pinto beans, potatoes, dessert, biscuits and tradition. Those are the basic ingredients that will go into the meals cooked up as part of the La Plata-Archuleta Cattlemen’s Association Chuck...

DATE: July 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

8 tips for saving money on groceries

I do not know of a single person who doesn’t like to save money. And the supermarket is one of the most important places to be shopping-savvy. The good news is there are so many easy and effective...

DATE: July 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Cheeseshire Cat food truck is a culinary smile

A festive, new food truck serves up healthy American fare out of a converted camp trailer with an Alice in Wonderland theme. The Tunick family started up the Cheeseshire Cat in honor of their...

DATE: July 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Farmers Market: Udder indulgence makes soap from goat’s milk

Vickie Robinson of Cedar Hill, New Mexico, has been raising and showing goats for 24 years. Eventually, she found another use for them, giving rise to Udder Indulgence, her goat’s milk soap...

DATE: July 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Skagua seltzer set to release in Southwest Colorado

Durango’s Ska Brewing Co. is branching out into a new realm, at least when it comes to distribution – sparkling water. When Ska first moved into its current headquarters in 2008, the team was...

DATE: July 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

New Mexico, Colorado get fired up over hot peppers

ALBUQUERQUE – “It’s on!” New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham says she’s ready for a culinary duel with her neighbors to the north after the governor of Colorado proclaimed on social media that...

DATE: July 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

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