We’re pleased to be a part of the inaugural dinner of Colorado Governor elect, John Hickenlooper, in Denver on January 11th.
Last summer, I was standing in our booth at the Crested butte Farmers Market when then mayor and gubernatorial candidate, John Hickenlooper, walked up to the booth and introduced himself. Of course I recognized him [...]
While we are committed locavores, and make it a point to eat from local food sources, there are some things we eat regularly that come from far away. And I am happy that we have access to them and are able to get them on an ongoing basis.
Starting with the most important of all [...]
We’re excited to announce the launch of our newest products: Grass fed beef jerky and beef sticks, free of MSG, Nitrates, Nitrites, high fructose corn syrup, or gluten.
Our labels have been approved by the USDA, the product is made and packaged, now we are just waiting for the printed labels to arrive, and we will [...]
Last night’s leftover chicken, wild rice, gravy, and asparagus became today’s chicken, wild rice, and asparagus stew
You can turn leftovers into wonderful, savory, and delicious meals that will delight the whole family, and do it within minutes, with very little effort.
Yesterday morning Mike said he had hankering for a slow cooked chicken. So he [...]
Try slow cooked grass fed beef Brisket instead
March is around the corner, and everyone’s favorite party holiday approaches, St. Patrick’s Day. The proverbial meal for that day is corned beef and cabbage. We would like to suggest you simply braise a grass fed beef brisket to go with your cabbage, potatoes, and beer.
Before the age [...]
Today U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama is rolling out her program to combat childhood obesity through her “Let’s Move” program. Concurrently, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is spearheading a campaign to reduce junk food in schools and get more kids eating school lunches and breakfasts.
Intentions are good but solutions probably won’t be
While I applaud the concern and [...]
Avoid MSG and HFCS
As we embark on yet another holiday season it is time for food, food, and more food. Even though you might stuff yourself more than you normally would you can still make your holiday meals healthy and wholesome. But you must be deliberate and shop and cook accordingly.
The main problem with most [...]
Most of us have heard about “meatless Mondays” as a tool to halt climate change. Please! The best thing you can do to improve the environment is support grass farmers everywhere.
Think about it: Grass lands sequester carbon from the air, filter impurities and sediment from surface water and aerate soil so that meteoric moisture soaks [...]
For all of our readers who love grass fed beef and pastured animal protein, I would like to direct you to the Grass Fed Party website.
There you can find great recipes, news items about sustainable agriculture and regional food production/distribution, discussion forums, and thoughtful and insightful blog posts about those subjects and all things grass [...]
Grass fed roast beef is one of the most versatile of all healthy foods. Aside from the very comfort and satisfaction of a Sunday pot roast, you can do so much with the leftover meat and stock that you make when you slow cook a roast.
One of my favorites is our Easy French Onion Soup. [...]