All Clippings From The ‘Food and Wine’ Category

April 17th, 2015

Valley mountains WEB

Learn More About Colorado Tourism’s Heritage & Agritourism Program at Montrose Meeting

Learn More About Colorado Tourism’s Heritage & Agritourism Program Apr 22, 10am-3:45pm, Montrose Email Kelli Hepler or call 970-874-9532 to RSVP!  


April 16th, 2015

United Conservation Community Submits Comments to BLM on Proposed Bull Mountain Drilling Plan

United Conservation Community Submits Comments to BLM on Proposed Bull Mountain Drilling Plan   Groups request conservation measures to protect important resource values in Colorado’s farm-to-table capital, the North Fork Valley Press Release – April 16, 2015 NORTH FORK VALEY,…Click to view post »


April 4th, 2015

Letter to Editor: The Right to Farm and Chicken Farms – Another Point of View

Letter to Editor:  The Right to Farm and Chicken Farms – Another Point of View Tom: Since I am generally the first to rip for slanted, agenda laden articles on subjects that directly impact my livelihood, I feel it only fair…Click to view post »


April 1st, 2015

Beyond the Chicken War (Part One): The North Fork and the “Right to Farm”

Beyond the Chicken War (Part One): The North Fork and the “Right to Farm” Report and analysis by Thomas Wills “It is not widely understood that modern agriculture is an industrial process… Nuisance litigation to restrict standard farming practices has…Click to view post »


March 13th, 2015

North Fork Mentioned in National Geographic Story on Gas Development Leasing

Crowd at February BLM Bull Mountain drilling plan EIS hearing in Paonia North Fork Mentioned in National Geographic Story on Gas Development Leasing A new report released today by the Western Values Project details the oil and gas industry’s most…Click to view post »


March 1st, 2015

Hotchkiss Chicken War Appeal Denied, State Supreme Court Next

Chicken War Appeal Denied, State Supreme Court Next By Thomas Wills (Correction to an earlier version –  Mr. Kay is correct that 100 yards (a football field) is 300 feet. My math was incorrect. Apologies to Mr. Kay. Since I haven’t…Click to view post »


February 22nd, 2015

Hotchkiss Library’s Seed Library Project Returns for Second Growing Season

Hotchkiss Library’s Seed Library Project Returns for Second Growing Season By Thomas Wills This spring you will once again be able to check out heirloom/open polinated seeds from the Hotchkiss Public Library along with your books and DVD’s.  You can also…Click to view post »


January 30th, 2015

Hotchkiss Neighborhood Watch to Hold Soup Supper/Concert Fundraiser February 8 -Gypsy Folk Music Band Will Perform

  A large crowd of Hotchkiss citizens attended the fall Hotchkiss Neighborhood Watch even at the Fairgrounds Hotchkiss Neighborhood Watch to Hold Soup Supper/Concert Fundraiser February 8 Gypsy Folk Music Band Will Perform   The Hotchkiss Neighborhood Watch program, that…Click to view post »


January 23rd, 2015

Confessions of a Backsliding Locavore

Sunchokes in bloom – Fall 2014 Confessions of a Backsliding  Locavore Opinion by Thomas Wills  First a confession. I haven’t done well at eating mostly locally during this past year. I have all of the usual excuses; I’ve been extremely…Click to view post »


January 12th, 2015

2015 Western Slope Soil Health Conference: sustaining your soil health

2015 Western Slope Soil Health Conference: sustaining your soil health Join the 5th Annual Western Slope Soil Health Conference taking place on January 30 & 31, 2015 at the Bill Heddles Recreation Center in Delta, CO. Learn how to put…Click to view post »