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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

SkyPilot Farm & Creamery, Chloe & Heidi the Sheep. HeidiTown.com

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

Bike to farm tour in the North Fork Valley. Orchard Valley Farms. HeidiTown.com

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 farm outing in the North Fork Valley, located in Delta County, Colorado. This is the story. We rented bikes at Cirque Cyclery in downtown Paonia. A destination in

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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

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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

Celebrate food & film at Lyric Cinema Cafe

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