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Homegrown Food Retreat features indigenous chef, workshops

For its ninth consecutive year, Growing Partners of Southwest Colorado’s Homegrown Food Retreat is gearing up to discuss the needs and concerns of Southwest Colorado’s local food world. This year’s...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

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Late-coming brassicas are worth the wait

We all know that beauty is merely skin-deep, shaped by a culture obsessed with youth, vigor, and perennial sex appeal. Societal expectations, aided and abetted by aggressive and relentless...

DATE: March 9, 2017 | COLUMN: Parsnippet

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Meet the new crop of School to Farm workers

“And don’t think the garden loses its ecstasy in the winter. It’s quiet, but the roots are down there riotous.” (Rumi) We don’t necessarily associate fall with planting unless we’re talking about...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | COLUMN: Parsnippet

Community Calendar

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DATE: July 9, 2016 | CATEGORY: Community Calendar

Grange in Mancos announces class on fermented food

Learn how to ferment ordinary veggies into extraordinary foods such as sauerkraut, kim chi, or pickles during the fermentation class from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, May 28 at the Mount Lookout Grange in...

DATE: May 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Can food hubs boost rural farming economies?

Dan Hobbs farms 30 acres of land east of Pueblo, Colorado. For years, he spent weekends traveling hours to farmers markets to sell his produce, always losing a day in the fields and returning home...

DATE: April 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

CSU offers backyard food production class

For The Journal CSU Extension in La Plata County is offering a series of 12 evening classes designed to help you grow and preserve more food for you and your family. The class is held throughout...

DATE: April 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Annual food retreat planned in Mancos

For The Journal Growing Partners of Southwest Colorado hosts their annual Homegrown Food Retreat: Sharing Stories of Community Cooperation and Homegrown Leadership on Saturday, April 9 at the...

DATE: March 31, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Packrats help dig up the past

On a bright, late-summer day in southwest Montana, Julio Betancourt gazes through binoculars across a dry slope rimmed by limestone cliffs. A cave-like divot in the rock catches his attention. “I...

DATE: March 9, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Activists campaign against GMO label ban

DENVER – Colorado activists are mounting a campaign to oppose federal legislation that would prohibit states from requiring labeling of genetically modified foods, despite Colorado voters already...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

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‘Panther Chefs’ cater Taste of Seasons

Catering students at Montezuma-Cortez High School will be taking what they’ve learned in the classroom and feeding it to the public at the 17th annual Taste of the Seasons on Thursday, Dec. 3....

DATE: Nov. 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

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Mancos couple open ice cream, chocolate shop

Just in time for the heat of summer, a new artisan ice cream and chocolate shop has opened its doors in downtown Cortez. The brand-new Moose & More, located next to the Sunflower Theatre on Main...

DATE: May 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - Living