Spoiler Alert: This day, July 2, 2022, was filled with all of my favorite things, except tacos. Note: When you visit South Dakota in the summer, bring a cooler. If you’re like me, you’ll need it! When we mentioned the Belle Fourche National Wildlife Refuge, no one seemed to know about it. This is because the area is better known as the Belle Fourche Reservoir and the Rocky Point Recreation
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
Update: Please note that e-bikes can now be rented at SK Bikes (formerly Shish KaBikes) at 208 Main Street in Paonia. Cirque Cyclery is now The Cirque Boutique. As alert readers will have noticed, we’ve been riding bikes a lot this summer. I love riding bikes – not any downhill craziness, mind you – I prefer cruising on country roads or trails. Earlier this summer we did a bike to
It’s Monday, and that means this week’s segment from KRFC 88.9 FM is here! By the way, September 14-22 is KRFC’s membership drive. This is a 100% community run radio station and it takes donations to keep the doors open. There are all sorts of membership levels to choose from so become a member today and help keep shows like HeidiTown on the air! BECOME A KRFC MEMBER Now on
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
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.
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