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Saturday

13

August 2016

Durango Farmers’ Market

The Follow Your Fruits & Veggies Journey traveled over to Durango for the Durango Farmers’ Market to celebrate local produce! We were overjoyed to be in Durango again–especially with all of the amazing local produce in season and seeing our good friends from Field to Plate Produce again! Check out some photos from the event and be sure to catch while […]

Friday

12

August 2016

Hotchkiss Farm to Fiddle Festival

What better way to enjoy some local produce than combining local farming with fiddles! The Follow Your Fruits & Veggies Journey popped up at the Hotchkiss Farm to Fiddle Festival to enjoy some amazing music while educating attendees about buying local produce. It was the perfect stop in between Grand Junction and Durango. Find out […]

Thursday

11

August 2016

Grand Junction

The Follow Your Fruits & Veggies Journey ventured back to the Western Slope along with some special pre-historic guests–and they sure were a hit! While in Grand Junction, we dove into some lavender fields at Sprigs & Sprouts, visited the Grand Junction Safeway, frolicked in the peach orchards at Z’s Orchards and attended the Grand Junction […]

Tuesday

9

August 2016

Yuma County Fair

The Follow Your Fruits & Veggies Journey ventured to the north east corner of our state–to the Yuma County Fair. Between the lively parade in the morning (did anyone see us in our fruit and veggie costumes?), the rodeo and the local produce, it made for a great day celebrating all our wonderful local farmers […]

Monday

8

August 2016

Union Station Farmers’ Market

The Follow Your Fruits & Veggies Journey attended the Union Station Farmers’ Market over the weekend, and we couldn’t have asked for a better time! There was tons of fresh, local produce for all to enjoy. Be sure to find out where the Journey is heading next at ColoradoProud.org.

Thursday

4

August 2016

Join us on the Follow Your Fruits & Veggies Journey! – Colorado Day

Colorado Proud kicked-off the Follow Your Fruits & Veggies Journey on August 1 to celebrate Colorado’s 140th birthday and Colorado Proud Month. What a perfect combination! Colorado Proud members, government officials, agricultural experts and the community gathered in front of the History Colorado Center, to launch the Follow Your Fruits & Veggies Journey – a […]

Tuesday

2

August 2016

Petrocco Farms

This week, Petrocco Farms is taking over the Colorado Proud Facebook page to give an inside peek on how Colorado’s fresh and delicious onions, leaf lettuce, cabbage, leafy greens and green beans arrive at your local grocer or farmers’ market. Petrocco Farms is a family owned and operated farm based in Brighton, Colorado, just 30 […]

Monday

1

August 2016

Colorado Proud Launches Statewide Follow Your Fruits & Veggies Journey

  Colorado Proud Launches Statewide Follow Your Fruits & Veggies Journey A historical, interactive, experience and connection to local farmers and agriculture DENVER, Aug. 1, 2016 –Colorado Proud’s Follow Your Fruits & Veggies Journey will connect Coloradans with the farmers and ranchers who help our state thrive, teach consumers how and where their food is […]

Friday

28

August 2015

Dave Matthews Band Concert @ Fiddler’s Green

What better way to celebrate Colorado produce than at another amazing concert at Fiddler’s Green? For our third and final concert, the Colorado Proud team combined the amazing musical talents of Dave Matthews Band with Colorado carrots from Hungenburg Produce and Colorado watermelon and cantaloupe samples from Hirakata Farms. It was a match that couldn’t […]

Wednesday

19

August 2015

Palisade Peach Festival

The Choose Colorado Pop-Up Picnics took a journey back to the Western Slope to a festival ALL about peaches–what more could we ask for? The Palisade Peach Festival in Palisade, CO was a peach-filled weekend and it couldn’t have been any sweeter. The Colorado Proud team got to enjoy Colorado peaches of every variety. Needless […]