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See you in 2015 !
Thanks to all the farmers and customers who have made this a great year ! Even with the cold spring and the early mini-frost in September, we had a nice growing season.
Lots of fall fruits and vegetables will be available for several weeks at other markets. Please continue to support locally grown produce and foods !
Fort Collins Winter Farmers' Market is open this Saturday, March 8. Pappardelle's Pasta will be up in Cheyenne at the Railroad Depot.
FOR NEW AND RETURNING VENDORS: Please read the rules for 2015 ( above and to the left ). Note that Larimer County sales tax rates have increased .05 for non-grocery items.
If you have leftover $ 5.00 tokens, they can be used at Pasta Pazza stand at the Winter Farmers' Markets in the Opera Galleria.
Sincerely, Nan Zimmerman
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Fruit of the week !
Nan will be bringing Pappardelle's Pastas to the local winter markets at the Opera Galleria, & Cheyenne Railroad Depot.
Hours and Location for 2015
In Larimer County there are now at least five separate Farmers' Markets. The Colorado Agricultural Marketing Cooperative offers markets in Fort Collins and Loveland to local growers and consumers. (Emphasis on local here, as produce is restricted to Larimer, Morgan, Boulder or Weld Counties, with the exception of Western Slope fruit). The County of Larimer offers its own market which is run by its Master Gardener volunteers on Saturday mornings starting in mid May. Please note their return to their "original" location in the Courthouse parking lot. There is also a market on Thursday mornings in Estes Park, and Thursday afternoons in Berthoud The Colorado Department of Agriculture maintains a listing of all the registered farmers' markets in Colorado in its 2014 Colorado Farm Fresh Directory.
|Farm/Business Name||Name||Produce/Items Sold||Contact Information|
|Croft Family Farm LLC||Steve and Michelle Cockroft||Fresh vegetables, produced organically||(970) 356-6166|
|Fossil Creek Farms, LLC||Steve Maitland||Wide range of certified organic veggies from south Fort Collins||(970) 980-4096|
|Meadow Maid Foods||Cindy and Mary Ridenour||Vegetables grown under row covers in Wyoming||(307) 534-2289|
|Miller Family Farms||Chris & Joe Miller||Sweet Corn, Potatoes, Carrots, Beets, Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Squash, Cabbage, Melons, Green Beans + LOTS MORE !||(970) 785-6133|
|Mushroom Haus MicroFarm||Mark & Julie Kogler||Mushrooms, MicroGreens & other Vegetables||(970) 281-7129|
|SunRay Natural Farm||Josh & Kirsten Hillhouse||Heritage Lettuces and Gourmet Cooking Greens. Summer Squashes. Old fashioned tomatoes.||(970) 980 9393|
|Flowers and Fruits|
|C & R Farms||Barbie Lytle||Peaches, Pears, Apricots, Plums, Nectarines, Cherries, Apples||(970) 218-6271|
|Amtout's Bakery||Amtout Sonia||Algerian style baked goods||(970) 266-8071|
|The Flour Bin||Darlene Bosch||Breads, both savory and sweet||(970) 613-0461|
|Simply Baked||Lori Jolli||Quick Breads and Pies||(970) 988-6699|
|Rouxful Gourmet||Sharon & Rebecca Campbell||Cookies, Brownies, Biscones, Breakfast Bars, Quick Breads||(970) 490-1668|
|Sweet European Treats through mid-May||Agnes Juhasz||Strudels, Tarts, Cakes, Cookies, Fresh Jams||(970) 231-2020|
|Meats & Dairy|
|Kaleb's Katch ( Every Other Week )||Kaleb Walker||Sustainably wild caught Alaskan Seafood||(970) 367-3572|
|Meadow Maid Foods||Cindy and Mary Ridenour||Wyoming Grass-fed Beef, Vegetables||(307) 534-2289|
|Cheyenne Honey||Verena Booth||Honey, Honey Candies, & Honey Stix||(307) 630-3915|
|Anija's||Loretta Stevens||Finnish Mustards, Spicy and Sweet||(970) 391-0388|
|Big's BBQ Sauce||Joseph McQuain & Family||BBQ Sauces and Pickles. BBQ Catering available.||(970) 980-3988|
|Gilberto's Gourmet Goodness||Danny Ralls||Gourmet Salsas, Hot Sauces, Bloody Mary Mix, Pickles, Pasta Sauces||(520) 390-3138|
|I Scream Colorado||Cindy Bengtson||Kettle Korn, Cold Beverages, Cinnamon Roasted Nuts||(720) 971-8261|
|Loco Bueno||Greg Greisen||Green Chile made with Turkey Breast||(970)581-1484|
|My Daddy's BBQ Sauce||Loretta Stevens||Regular and Spicy BBQ Sauces||(970) 391-0388|
|Pasta Pazza||Nan Zimmerman||Gourmet Dry Pastas, plus Frozen Raviolis & Sauces from Pappardelle's Pasta in Denver||(970) 218-5521|
|Rose's Creamery||Jim & Tammy Rose||Natural Nut Butters||(303) 646-6469|
|Task Force BBQ, LLC||Richard & LaVonne Sargent||BBQ Sauce- Sweet, Sweet with a little heat, Hickory & Roasted Green Chile||(970) 286-5833|
|Ten Bears Winery||William Conkling||Wine made in Laporte, Wine Stoppers, T-Shirts, Hats||(970) 566-4043|
|Specialty Items & Services|
|The Biscuit Barkery of Northern Colorado||Val Downing||Pet treats and Pet related Gifts||(970) 430-6181|
|The Calico Kids||Kendra Jeffries||Handmade Clothing & Toys||(970)692-1374|
|Creative Designs by Molly & Delia||Molly McKeon & Delia LaJeunesse||Earrings, Paintings, Tapestries, Greeting Cards||(720) 209-9715|
|Daybreak Criation||Denise & Ron Haines||Alpaca products: Yarn, Roving, Hats, Scarves, Felted Soaps, Raw fleeces||(970) 484-9420|
|Emma Goulart||Emma Goulart||Acupuncurist, Herbalist, Doula||(970) 818-0428|
|Faith Fuller||Faith Fuller||Soaps, Lotions, Sun Protection||(970) 744-0255|
|Fusion Massage||Ann Rau||Relaxation and Therapeutic Massage, Hot Weather Chillys||(970) 232-9092|
|Pain Wizard, LLC||Kris Henninger||Pain relieving Cream||(303) 521-0632|
|Spirit Tree Massage||Kimberly Graves||Therapeutic and Relaxation Massage||(970) 691-0765|
|Contact :Nan Zimmerman Drake Road Farmers' Market Manager|
|All vendors offering processed foods ( e.g. breads, salsas, pies, jams, etc.) need to show Health Department compliance unless applying under Cottage Food Act.|
We will offer non-profits space at every market that we have room. Please contact Drake Road Farmers' Market Manager BEFORE coming to market. Non-profits will need to fill out the 2014 Application for Free Space.
We would like to thank Columbine Health Systems for allowing us to use their space.
Copyright © for Drake Road Farmers Market, 2011 by Nancy Zimmerman