plant the seed

Why Community Agriculture, Regenerative Farming, and Local Sourcing Matter More Than Ever

Digging in now to grow for the future is the motto for farmers in the Roaring Fork Valley and beyond.

07/19/2020 By Amanda M. Faison Photography by Olive & West Photography

Quality Control

Roaring Fork Valley Farmers Markets and Local Growers

Where to shop and what to expect this summer, plus who's growing what here and in the North Fork Valley

07/19/2020 By Amanda M. Faison Photography by Olive & West Photography

The Connectors

Farm Runners Bridges the Gap Between Growers and Chefs

In a few short years, the delivery service has become one of the most important links in the local food chain.

07/19/2020 By Amanda M. Faison Photography by Olive & West Photography

The Long View

Aspen's Agricultural Visionary

Eden Vardy of the Farm Collaborative wants nothing less than to save the planet.

07/19/2020 By Amanda M. Faison Photography by Olive & West Photography

Digging In

2 Forks Club lends local growers a key ingredient for successful farming

Zero-interest loans help small farmers produce their bounty.

07/19/2020 By Amanda M. Faison Photography by Olive & West Photography

one-stop shopping

Where to Find CSAs, Community Gardens, and Classes

Stock up on fresh food and knowledge all summer long.

07/19/2020 By Amanda M. Faison and Olive & West Photography

Fresh Direct

5 CSA Shares Worth Investing in This Summer

From ribs to radishes, community-supported agriculture programs offer a true taste of the Western Slope.

05/24/2017 By Barbara Platts

Home Grown

5 Questions with 5Point Filmmakers Haley Thompson and Tomas Zuccareno

The Carbondale-based duo's documentary short, 'How We Grow,' will have its world premiere on Sunday, April 23.

04/19/2017 By Katie Shapiro