Producers & Retail
Arkansas Valley Organic Growers (AVOG)
Featuring produce grown in the Arkansas River Valley from farmers/ranchers who do things without chemicals, hormones, antibiotics or anything that isn’t the way nature intended. Enjoy the highlights of the growing season:
•Country Roots Farm (719) 948-2206,
, www.countryrootsfarm.org: certified naturally-grown vegetables, herbs and eggs
•Family Roots Farm (719) 371-3241, www.JavernickFamilyFarms.com: heirloom, open-pollinated vegetables and seeds.
•Venetucci and Frost Farms see separate entries
Colorado Farm and Art Market (CFAM)
(719) 640-6154 | www.farmandartmarket.com
Saturdays, 9am-1pm, June-Oct., at The Margarita at Pine Creek, 7350 Pine Creek Road just off I-25 & Woodmen
Wednesdays 3-7pm, June-Oct., at The Fine Arts Center Sculpture Garden, Cascade and Dale.
Fresh produce, meats, arts & crafts, and specialty foods. The members are all locals, highly involved and available to answer questions. Enjoy special events and get fresh with your Colorado farmer. Exact dates and vendor applications at www.farmandartmarket.com.
Jay Frost and his family have been farming and ranching the Fountain Valley in an environmentally responsible manner for over 50 years. Frost understands the importance of treating the land and his neighbors well. Through PPA, he hopes to raise the awareness of our agricultural heritage.
Mini Moos and Kids Too!
Colorado’s only Grade-A goat dairy, MMaKT goats eat real food, no artificial additives. The Andersons’ care shows in the quality of carefully crafted cheeses that appeal to a wide palate. Cheese and whole goat milk for sale in markets and farmers markets in SE Colorado. Call for locations.
790 Red Feather Lane | Woodland Park | (719) 687-9851 |
Mon.-Fri. 9am-6:30pm, Sat. and Sun. 10am-5pm
Mountain Naturals has expanded and moved to a larger location. Enjoy low prices and special orders are welcome. Partnering with local, sustainable food producers allows us to offer goat cheese, grass-fed meats, eggs and produce. Check us out on Facebook: Mountain Naturals Community Market.
For the most beautiful, delicate and alive microgreens, herbs, shoots and edible flowers, Naturescape is your choice. Their product is organically grown directly in soil yielding a highly nutritious and long-lasting product favored by Colorado chefs and specialty markets.
Ranch Foods Direct
2901 N. El Paso | (719) 473-2306 or 866-866-6328 | www.ranchfoodsdirect.com
Showcasing Callicrate Beef and other meats direct from the ranch, raised humanely without hormones, steroids or antibiotics, they also offer wild seafood, artisan cheeses, and unique cooking ingredients, available at their store or delivered to your home. Buying from Ranch Foods Direct supports farm and ranch families that care for the land and animals, as well as the rural communities where they live and work. Go to www.ranchfoodsdirect.com for restaurants that serve Callicrate Beef.
Woodland Park Farmers Market
Second Friday in June 11 until last Friday in September, 7am-1pm (followed by indoor winter market - see website).
High-altitude market with 100 vendor spaces showcasing Colorado-grown produce, plants, jams, jellies, honey, breads, meats and Colorado wine sampling, as well as selected local crafts. Healthy in the Rockies is what the WPFM is all about.
Woodland Park Harvest Center
The Harvest Center empowers people of communities around Woodland Park to overcome the challenges of high-altitude gardening. Members cheerfully share seeds, compost, knowledge and muscle power. Harvest Center members grow food in back yards, front yards, community gardens and greenhouses for personal use and donation to community food banks. Our volunteers are actively engaged in school and community projects related to nutrition and environmental issues. Visit us at wpharvestcenter.org or visit our booth on Friday mornings at the Teller County Farmers Market (June through September) for stimulating food talk.