Locally Yours

An inside look at our communities.

Make the Most of Your Produce Run: 5 Questions to Ask at Your Local Farmers’ Market

Farmers’ Markets are a goldmine for produce at its peak, from plump berries, rosy apples, and onions the size of softballs. You will find fresh fruits and vegetables, fully ripened and delivered directly from fields to market. Farmers’ Markets eliminate long-haul truckers or days to weeks spent in storage. By purchasing fruits and veggies from a farmers’ market, you are supporting growers and stimulating the economy. How neighborly of you!

Comfort Food and Old-Fashioned Community at Silkie’s with Chef Kenny Gilbert

“Local restaurants are the heartbeat of the community,” said Gilbert. “Local businesses open because they want to share their love of food and service from their perspective. They bring compassion and soul, pure and simple. We do this from the heart every day. That feeds the soul of the community.”

27 Small Businesses to Support in 2020

The Chews’ Small Business Shopping Guide: Unique Holiday Gifts for the Foodie on Your List

Pressed Into Service: The History of Hard Cider

Cider has a long and storied history. The first recorded reference to cider was in 55 BCE, when Julius Caesar found the Celtic Britons fermenting cider from native crabapples. The Norman Conquest of England in the 11th century introduced apple varieties from France and soon, cider was second only to ale in popularity.

Saturday Morning Breakfast, Farmers’ Market Omelet

Eggs are a breakfast that you can do so many things with: from scrambled eggs, poached, soufflés, or just plain old eggs with a side of bacon.

Make the Most of Your Produce Run

Farmers’ Markets are a goldmine for produce at its peak, from plump berries, rosy apples, and onions the size of softballs.

Colorado Pork Green Chili

Chili. A dish rooted deeply in the American psyche. With many ways to make it, everyone has their favorite. To my taste, green chili is a style that stands out from the rest.