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Featured Producer: Tomten Farm’s Kathryn Helterline

Growing vegetables on a high-altitude mesa in southwestern Colorado … during winter? It may seem daunting, foolhardy even, but for Tomten Farm employee Kathryn Helterline, it’s all in a season’s work. Helterline, 29, manages Tomten’s greenhouses, a job that entails keeping things growing at 9,000 feet through the snowstorms, short days and bitter temperatures of …

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We Were Featured on KGNU News

The Hub was featured in a Colorado co-op podcast, check out the cool food projects happening in our state and hear about what the Fresh Food Hub does. Follow the link below to listen. Co-op Power Hour: Food Co-ops

Salad Days

High season for salads is here By Katie Klingsporn Local Food Matters The midday sun is scorching, the days are long and the produce of summer is beginning to peak. Summer is high time for salads. That’s partially because gardens and farms are churning out greens like lettuce, arugula and spinach almost faster than we …

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The Perfect Food Package

Local Food Matters By Katie Klingsporn Daylight stretches longer, lawns are beginning to turn green and buds are appearing on the trees. Spring is on our doorstep on Wright’s Mesa, which brings Eastertime and its emphasis on eggs. From a Christian perspective, Easter eggs are said to represent Jesus’ emergence from the tomb and resurrection. …

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Veggies Underground

Carrots, sweet potato, beets and potatoes. Root veggies are heroes of winter cooking. [Photo by Katie Klingsporn] January is high time to let root vegetables shine By Katie Klingsporn Local Food Matters January marks mid-winter up here in the northern hemisphere. It’s the time of year when the days are still short, the mornings are …

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