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Farmers Market Profile: Peacetree Organix sells produce, helps you grow your own

Durango’s Peacetree Organix offers landscaping services, but at the Durango Farmers Market, it is mostly known for its fresh produce and plants from its nursery. “We sell vegetable transplants in...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Stop wearing out your snooze button

Did you press the snooze button this morning ... maybe even more than once? Maybe you had time to sleep in or just felt so tired and “out of it” that you couldn’t believe it was already time to...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 15 hours ago | COLUMN: Healing Nutrition

James Beard Foundation to diversify its coveted awards

More than two-thirds of the winners at this year’s James Beard Awards were women or people of color or both – a dramatic shift for a ceremony that has historically rewarded the efforts of mostly...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 15 hours ago | CATEGORY: Food

Study: 1 in 3 US adults eat fast food each day

NEW YORK – A government study has found that 1 in 3 U.S. adults eat fast food on any given day. That’s about 85 million people. It’s the first federal study to look at how often adults eat fast...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Regional food hub planted in Cortez

A new distribution center under construction in Cortez will allow more food produced in Montezuma and La Plata counties to reach local consumers and children in need. A former 7,000-square-foot...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

A little of this, a little of that: Puttanesca!

Just about every time I make a pasta sauce without a recipe, it turns into some form of puttanesca. I can’t seem to help it. Some nights, it’s a little chunkier, other nights a little smoother. An...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

What’s yogurt? Industry wants greater liberty to use term

NEW YORK – If low-fat yogurt is blended with fatty ingredients like coconut or chocolate, is it still low-fat? Is it even yogurt? The U.S. government has rules about what can be called “yogurt,”...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Are you too busy to eat healthy?

I get it – you’re busy, I’m busy, we’re all busy. It’s almost as if the word ‘busy’ has become a badge of honor for us to feel like we’re important. But this busyness can be disastrous to your food...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2018 | COLUMN: Healing Nutrition

Durango’s claim to ‘most restaurants per capita’ holds true

Many cities have a trademark boast-worthy phrase they can’t help but talk up to every tourist or newbie. “We are second to New York in galleries,” Santa Fe says. “The blues were born here,”...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Confused about the term ‘soy milk’? FDA wants to know

NEW YORK – Do people understand the differences between milk and soy and rice “milk”? That’s what the Food and Drug Administration is asking as it considers whether soy and other non-dairy products...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Foodie trends and where to find them

The unfrosted cakes you’ve been seeing this wedding season aren’t rushed jobs. It’s a food trend, and trends like this seem to appear out of nowhere before, with the help of food-porn Instagram...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Offerman to narrate literary audiobook ‘Twain’s Feast’

NEW YORK – An upcoming audiobook about Mark Twain offers food for thought, and some thoughts for food. Nick Offerman will narrate “Twain’s Feast,” a look at Twain’s life through the food he loved....

DATE: Sept. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

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