Category Archives: Community Commentary

Great-Grandson of Auguste Escoffier to Attend Events Honoring the Master Chef
Michel Escoffier, great-grandson of Master Chef Auguste Escoffier and President of the Auguste Escoffier Foundation and Museum in Southern France will…

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Coinciding with World Food Day in October more than 600 pounds of organic butternut squash will soon be finding its way to people in need in Southern Colorado, thanks to a donation…

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Mark your calendars, Colorado Springs! Local Food Week is coming on September 17-25, 2011 and it’s sure to be an amazing week.  Some of Colorado Springs best restaurants, who work closely…

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On Thursday, August 18 The Greater Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its Taste of the Chamber event at the Air Force Academy Stadium press box. The event will feature…

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This past Sunday, Colorado Farm & Art Market had a Season Kickoff Party at the Margarita at Pine Creek.  It was fantastic to see a lot of people celebrating the upcoming market…

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I have been meaning to share a post I wrote on my blog about my favorite coffee shop in Colorado Springs called R&R Coffee Café.  Well, it is actually in Black Forest…

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Local farmer featured in award winning film “What’s Organic about Organic” showing throughout Colorado in April
Grant Family Farms teams up with New York-film maker, Shelley Rogers, to bring What’s Organic about…

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These days I’ve been pleasantly surprised with the good food that I’ve been finding out about in Colorado Springs.  It’s not a “foodie’s” destination… unfortunately.  A lot of restaurants here leave…

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Now that the New Year is upon us, I figured it was about time I wrote about a visit to a fantastic urban farming project in Denver.

Back in September I…

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Yesterday a fabulous new restaurant opened up in downtown Denver. It’s called ChoLon and I guarantee you will be hearing a lot about it for years to come. It’s green, it’s stylish,…

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Colorado Springs Local Food Week is an annual event and this year it started on September 20th and goes until the 26th.  There is a list of participating restaurants, farms, businesses,…

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I am a home care nurse.
On Friday, I spend the better part of the morning stretching, pulling, prodding, and hoisting until an itty-bitty pair of nylon compression stockings contains my patient’s…

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Bernadette and David Kissel

Our final Front Range Citizens are Bernadette and David Kissel. Bernadette and David planned their home to include an edible, wildlife-life friendly landscape; their backyard is a certified wild-life habitat! In addition,…

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Rebecca Knapp

Rebecca Knapp is a landscape architect, a mom, a gardener, and a woman who feeds her family in-season all-year (or, almost all-year!). She cans dilly pickles and apricots, freezes fruit from her…

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Thursday’s “edible citizen” is Marie-Pierre Nicoletti, the founder and owner of ‘The Language of Food”, a program that teaches children “how to cook and speak French too.” In addition to  teaching…

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