If you’re planning to celebrate the harvest season, why not do it in one of Colorado’s most bountiful areas? Mountain Harvest Festival takes place in the North Fork Valley, an area that is brimming with small family farms and vineyards. I didn’t know about the North Fork Valley until three years ago, and the region has stolen my heart. It is located in Delta County on Colorado’s Western Slope. It’s
Sometimes the universe has a funny way of working things out. This is one of those instances. As some of you already know, earlier this year, The Living Farm in Paonia, Colorado named one of their spring lambs after me. Longtime readers should be familiar with The Living Farm as I’ve written about it here on HeidiTown.com. I was very honored by this gesture and was able to meet Heidi
Collections at museums often represent snapshots from different places and different people. To find a collection of historical artifacts from one family is rare. To find them at the farm where the family lived for more than 100 years is even rarer. This is what makes Timberlane Farm Museum in Loveland, Colorado so special. The farm has been in the same family since 1860, when Judge W.B. Osborn and his
The following is the transcript from HeidiTown’s weekly radio segment on KRFC 88.9 FM in Fort Collins, Colorado. Covering the weekend of January 6-8, 2012. Listen to the audio —> HERE. Hi, my name is Heidi and I’m the mayor of HeidiTown.com, a blog about events, festivals and road trips around Colorado. It’s looking like January is a rather quiet month in Northern Colorado, so if you know of an
I had the opportunity to stop by the Greeley History Museum yesterday after an interesting meeting with the executive director of the Greeley Philharmonic Orchestra. The orchestra, like the rest of Greeley, has a rich history and the Greeley History Museum is the place to go for the full story. Current exhibits include a comprehensive look at the 100-year Greeley Philharmonic Orchestra, and the history of Weld County’s many, many
s In the first installment in The Mayor Visits a Museum series, the Mayor travels to the charming town of Berthoud, Colorado, where she takes a guided tour of The Little Thompson Valley Pioneer Museum. Find out more by reading the article here.
POST UPDATE: The 2011 Cherry Pie Festival will be held on July 23. All info here. Loveland, Colorado has a lot to celebrate – most recently Money Magazine named it the 33rd best place to live in America, and in the not so distant past, AARP ranked Loveland as the #1 retirement town in America. Loveland has a rich agricultural past, and the area is best known for the historic
Lyric Cinema Cafe is hosting the first Annual Local Food Festival, by featuring three food-related documentaries and presenting a farmers market featuring delicious, healthy, locally grown foods. The Farmer’s Market runs Wednesday, August 26, from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. “Food Inc.” is the main feature. This American-made documentary sheds light on large-scale agricultural food production in the United States. You will never look at food the same way again. “Pressure