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*Cedaredge Main Street Farmer¡¯s Market, 175 E
Main Street, Every Saturday from now through
AppleFest, 9a-Noon, local farmers, vendors, and
crafters selling in season plants, fruits, veggies,
jams, jellies. syrups, baked goods, farm fresh
eggs, jewelery, aprons and more.
*Cortez Farmers Market starts June 1st. fresh,
local produce, live music, children¡¯s story hour
with the Cortez Public Library, and the Com-
munity Booth. in the Montezuma County Court-
house parking lot on the corner of Main and Elm.
Cortez Farmers Market accepts EBT cards.
*The Durango Farmers Market, every Saturday
in the First National Bank parking lot, 8a-Noon,
May-October. A venue for local agriculturalists,
ranchers and artisans to meet and share their har-
vests and talents with the Durango community.
*Crested Butte Farmers Market, 2nd and Elk Ave,
Every Sunday June 10-Oct 14, 10a-2p. Created
to support regional farmers and artisanal food
producers.
*The Gunnison Farmers Market, Saturdays from
9:30a-1:30p, June 22 - Nov. 2. Located on Main
and Virginia, vendors selling fresh fruits and
vegetables, baked goods, beef, pork, eggs, cheese,
honey, herbs, flowers, wine, granola, crafts.
*Montrose Farmers Market, Uncompaghre and
1st St, rain or shine every Saturday 8:30a-1p,
May-October 27.
*-Ridgway Farmers Market, Downtown Ridgway
in Hartwell Park, Every Friday, June 7-Oct 18,
11a-4p. Amid the shady cottonwoods and green
grass. live music, free samples and a fun atmo-
sphere. www.farmersmarketridgway.com
found on the western slope of Colorado:
*Downtown Grand Junction Farmers Market, 4th
and Main St, June 13 - Sept 19, 970.245.9697. Over
100 artisians, musicians and food vendors with
fresh produce and fruits from the Grand Valley.
*Palisade Sunday Farmers Market, downtown
Palisade, June 16 - Sept 22, 970.464.5602. 10a-2p.
Join us each Sunday, directly from local Palisade
growers. Food, art, music, horse-drawn carriage
winery tours, and close-in parking too
*Saturday Fruita Farmers¡¯ Market, Downtown
Fruita, June 29 - Sept 21, 970.858.3894, 8:30a-
12:30p. Downtown Fruita on the Civic Center
lawn. info email info@fruitachamber.org
*Vail Farmers Market Art Festival, June 16 - Sept
22. open weekly locally grown produce, interna-
tional dishes, fresh baked goods and even Colo-
rado wine. www.vailfarmersmarket.com
*Steamboat Springs Farmers¡¯ Market, Located
next to the Routt County Courthouse, Saturdays
Jun. 8 - Sept 7, 9a-2p. Boasting more than 75 ven-
dor, including mostly locally produced foods and
arts and crafts. Live music from 11a to 1p. main-
streetsteamboat.com/farmers-market
*Telluride Farmers¡¯ Market, Oak Street Park,
970.433.4699, Every Friday from June 7 to October
11. 11a-4p, Rain or Shine! Produce, meat, cheese,
wine, baked goods, lunch, beverages, dessert,
artisans, children¡¯s programs and crafts, sustain-
ability education, and live music! thetelluride-
farmersmarket.com
*-MancosFarmersMarket, in Boyle Park, June 20-
Sept 26, Every Thur 4:30-6:30p. Music, food and
fun. Contact Town of Mancos: 970.533.7725
Food & Garden
2013 June
Pg 9 - The Sunshine Express
Good Seed Garden¡¯s Meet & Greet and Cookout
Carbondale: The Good Seed Community Garden
at The Orchard, located at 110 Snowmass Drive,
Carbondale will be hosting a Meet & Greet and
Cookout on Saturday, June 1st starting at 9a.
Refreshments, grills, light snacks, paper plates
and cups will be provided by The Orchard.
Attendees are encouraged to bring along their
cooler with items for the grill and a side dish to
pass around for the cookout at noon. Feel free to
participate in any or all of the events of the day.
Community members who are interested in get-
ting a garden plot are also invited.
Schedule of Events:
*9a- ¡°Importance of Compost Tea in your gar-
den¡± presented by David Bernhardt with Biorga-
nix. FREE compost tea for all community garden
members.
*9:30a- ¡°Gardening tips that work in our valley¡±
presented by Fred Pulver
*10a- Meet & Greet and discussion of ongoing
projects and future workdays
*11a- Special project TBD (bring along your work
gloves)
*Noon Cookout
*1:15p- Movie: A Place at the Table. This 2012
documentary film shows us how hunger poses
serious economic, social and cultural implications
for our nation, and that it could be solved once
and for all, if the American public decides-as they
have in the past-that making healthy food avail-
able and affordable is in the best interest of us all.
Running time 84 minutes.
For more information please contact Garden@
TheOrchardLife.com.
Community Garden Cookout
Farmers
Markets
Fresh is best. Here is a
list of some of the many
farmers markets to be
Calling All Pirates
The Roaring Fork Rotary Foundation has
announced that tickets are on sale for
¡®Pirates of Carbondale¡¯ their annual ben-
efit, a Carbondale Rotary Classic. The sell
out event will take place on Saturday, June
8th, at 5p at The Gathering Center at The
Orchard, 110 Snowmass Drive, Carbondale.
Wearing ¡®pirate-themed¡¯ attire is encour-
aged.
The Bounty will be $125 per wench or mate
and include grub & grog, shanties & danc-
ing to live music, booty to pillage (through
live and silent auctions) and an overall fun
time. The popular Wall of Wine will be
back. For just $20 you will have an oppor-
tunity to blind pick a bottle of wine ranging
in value from $10 to $100.
For tickets, informa-
tion, auction dona-
tions and sponsor-
ship, please visit:
www.RotaryCarbon-
dale.org, email to:
TheHappening@rota-
rycarbondale.org or
contact a Carbondale
Rotary member. All
proceeds support the
humanitarian efforts
of the Rotary Club of
Carbondale.