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Eat All the Things in Grand Junction, Colorado. Farmers' Market. HeidiTown.com

Let’s face it, many people who grew up on Colorado’s Front Range tend to think of Grand Junction as that far away cowtown town that’s practically in Utah. Of course, that reputation has slowly been changing thanks in part to the growing popularity of and interest in local food. Colorado’s western slope is a place where local food has been a way of life long before it became trendy. It

Wildflowers & wild chipmunks on Grand Mesa. HeidiTown.com (1)

I’m assuming that most of my readers have heard of Grand Mesa, but I’m betting that many haven’t been there. I hadn’t been there until this past weekend. We were visiting the Paonia and Hotchkiss area of the state and decided to return home via the Grand Mesa Scenic Byway, a route we’d never taken before. This byway runs from Cedaredge, across the top of Grand Mesa and down into