All Clippings From The ‘Food and Wine’ Category

August 23rd, 2015

Kuntz Denied Variances on Already Built, but Not Operating, Chickenhouse

Kuntz Denied Variances on Already Built, but Not Operating, Chickenhouse By Thomas Wills The rumours circulating in the early spring when the Kuntz (pronounced koon-tz) Ranch’s chicken layer house was being constructed on Redlands Mesa may have had some basis…Click to view post »


August 6th, 2015

Centennial: The Houseweart Family Marks 100 Years in Local Ranching

Old tractor on the Houseweart farm – Photo by Tom Wills Centennial: The Houseweart Family Marks 100 Years in Local Ranching By Thomas Wills The extended Houseweart family and friends of Hotchkiss and Rogers Mesa spent their Fourth of July…Click to view post »


July 30th, 2015

Local Foods: Rainbows and Rye Bread

Rainbows and Rye Bread By Monica Wiitanen –Small Potatoes Farm and Bakery – Lamborn Mesa, Paonia The oven temperature (in the outdoor brick oven) needed checking one early morning and before I got to the oven my eye caught a…Click to view post »


July 16th, 2015

North Fork Kid’s Pasta Project Offers Internships to Teens

  Kid’s Pasta Project Offers Internships to Teens (Submitted) Most people who attend a Kids’ Pasta Project (KPP) dinner at Delicious Orchards this summer will recognize that kids are serving community organizations. They might notice that the kids have rolled…Click to view post »


July 8th, 2015

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West Elks Wine Trail: Pairing the Best of Colorado Wine with the Best of Colorado Cuisine

West Elks Wine Trail: Pairing the Best of Colorado Wine with the Best of Colorado Cuisine Paonia, CO (July 31 – August 2, 2015 – 11:00-5:00) The Wineries of the West Elks Wine Country invite you to a special weekend…Click to view post »


June 19th, 2015

PAONIA MOUNTAIN HARVEST FESTIVAL IS COMING INSEPTEMBER!

PAONIA MOUNTAIN HARVEST FESTIVAL IS COMING! Sarah G. Bishop, President If summer is here, can Mountain Harvest Festival be far behind?  We at Mountain Harvest Creative (the new name of the organization that brings you the Festival) are busy preparing…Click to view post »


May 27th, 2015

THE NORTH FORK VALLEY CREATIVE COALITION’s “Celebrate the Fork” Event Invites Vendors to Participate

THE NORTH FORK VALLEY CREATIVE COALITION “CELEBRATE THE FORK” Vendor Notice On August 29, 2015 the NFVCC is having its first annual Celebrate the Fork event at the Delta County Fairgrounds which will feature an Arts and Crafts Fair and…Click to view post »


May 23rd, 2015

2015 North Fork Uncorked: Enjoy Father’s Day Weekend with a Tasting of New Releases from West Elks Wineries of Western Colorado

2015 North Fork Uncorked Enjoy Father’s Day Weekend with a Tasting of New Releases from West Elks Wineries of Western Colorado Paonia, CO (June 20th-21, 2015 – 11:00-5:00) Colorado’s summer season is here, and to celebrate, the winemakers of Paonia…Click to view post »


May 14th, 2015

Kids Pasta Project Dinner on June 1 Benefits the North Fork Creative Coalition

An artist works on a painting in downtown Paonia. Kids Pasta Project Dinner on June 1 Benefits the North Fork Creative Coalition Monday, June 1st the Kids Pasta Project has a fundraiser for The North Fork Valley Creative Coalition at…Click to view post »


May 11th, 2015

North Fork History: A retirement home for nuns, a history of the property, and North Fork apple pressings.

Local Historian, Louis Novak, at the O Road property that was once a home for retired nuns. Photo by Cheryl Hardy North Fork History: A retirement home for nuns, a history of the property, and North Fork apple pressings. By…Click to view post »