All Clippings From The ‘Food and Wine’ Category

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 »


January 7th, 2015

North Fork Foods: Thoughts on Baking Tools and Multiple Ovens

        Thoughts on Baking Tools and Multiple Ovens By Monica Wiitanen – Small Potatoes Farm and Bakery – Lamborn Mesa             “What is it about tools?” I asked Wayne. “They’re extensions of ourselves,” he said. Hammers, musical instruments, including bows, spinning…Click to view post »


October 23rd, 2014

Editorial: Let’s Not be “Chicken” to Do Responsible Land Use Planning – An Open Letter to the Delta County Commissioners

Landscape near Hotchkiss. Editorial: Let’s Not be “Chicken” to Do Responsible Land Use Planning – An Open Letter to the Delta County Commissioners  Opinion by Thomas Wills – Herald Editor and Publisher             In light of the recent ruling by…Click to view post »


October 22nd, 2014

Appeals Court Overturns Lower Court Closure of Powell Mesa Chicken Farm

Appeals Court Overturns Lower Court Closure of Powell Mesa Chicken Farm By Thomas Wills               In a Colorado Court of Appeals ruling, dated on October 16, 2014, the court unanimously overturned the previous decision by District Court Judge J.…Click to view post »


September 26th, 2014

Grand Vin Brings Local Wineries Under One Roof – Wine tasting and auction event at the Blue Sage showcases the West Elks AVA.

Grand Vin Brings Local Wineries Under One Roof  Wine tasting and auction event at the Blue Sage showcases the West Elks AVA. The Blue Sage Center for the Arts in Paonia is proud to announce that the 2nd Annual Grand…Click to view post »


August 22nd, 2014

North Fork Foods: Family, Summer Hiking and a New Way to Build an Oven Fire.

North Fork Foods: Family, Summer Hiking and a New Way to Build an Oven Fire. By Monica Wiitanen – Small Potatoes Farm and Bakery – Lamborn Mesa “Have you been to the mountains yet?” my Dad would ask within minutes…Click to view post »


August 9th, 2014

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Agri-Culture: It’s What’s Growing in the North Fork

Agri-Culture: It’s What’s Growing in the North Fork Fair All About Agriculture Of course August (2-9) is the Delta County Fair which despite the marquee events of music and car crashes, is really all about agriculture. Make sure you tour…Click to view post »


July 21st, 2014

North Fork Foods: Of Fading Lilacs, Hiking Memories and a Root Canal

  North Fork Foods: Of Fading Lilacs, Hiking Memories and a Root Canal By Monica Wiitanen – Small Potatoes Farm and Bakery – Lamborn Mesa. The Greater Grey, the cat known by some as Fatty, surveyed his domain one evening…Click to view post »


June 24th, 2014

Agri-Culture: It’s What’s Growing in the North Fork

Agri-Culture:  It’s What’s Growing in the North Fork Fresh and Wyld Brunches Begin The summer season in Paonia is truly inaugurated with the beginning of the outdoor Sunday Brunches at the much touted Fresh and Wyld Farmhouse Inn at Paonia.…Click to view post »