FOOD

FOOD
5:29 pm
Tue June 24, 2014

Cherries Are Ripe For The Pickin' In The North Fork

Bing cherries on a branch at Delicious Orchards in Hotchkiss.
Credit Laura Palmisano

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The summer fruit harvest season has started in western Colorado. Cherries are usually the first fruit ready for picking in the North Fork Valley.

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FOOD
11:45 am
Fri November 29, 2013

A Trip to the Trading Post Kitchen

The Old River Road Trading Post in Paonia
Travis Bubenik/KVNF

The holidays are officially here, and while Thanksgiving may have come and gone, there’s still plenty of festivities to be had in the coming months.

And of course, what would the season be without food, and lots of it?

To get you into the holiday spirit and prepared for long, laborious hours in the kitchen, we took a visit to a cooking class hosted by Chris Bailey at the Old River Road Trading Post in Paonia.

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iSeeChange
9:35 am
Tue August 13, 2013

iSeeChange: Apple Economics in Western Colorado

Colorado Apples
Credit Flowercat via Flickr (CC-NC-SA)

The height of the fruit season is approaching here in western Colorado, so for this week’s iSeeChange report, we decided to zoom out a bit and look at how Colorado’s biggest fruit crop fits into the national scene.  

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FOOD
3:58 pm
Fri May 24, 2013

Local Motion: Students Weigh in on School Lunch

Credit Christy Eller

KVNF youth reporter, Azure Eller,  talks with fellow students about the changes to their school lunch due to the Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act.

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Living Locally for Less
9:12 pm
Sat August 25, 2012

Living Locally for Less: Sweet Corn

Jan and Connie share their favorite recipes for sweet corn!

Lime Cilantro Corn Bread
1 ½ c. corn meal
¾ c. white flour
1/3 c. sugar
1 T. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
2 tsp. dried cilantro (if you prefer fresh, use only 1 tsp.)
¼ tsp. cayenne pepper
¼ tsp. pepper
¾ c. milk
2 eggs
¼ c. corn oil
1/3 c. honey
1 lime (1 T. juice, 1 T. zest)
½ c. sweet corn kernels (about 1 ear)

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Local Motion
12:07 pm
Sun August 12, 2012

Local Motion: Michele Haines

Traveling French chef, Michele Haines, shares her thoughts on the food produced in the North Fork valley and talks about being a "foodie".

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Local Motion
3:17 pm
Fri August 10, 2012

Local Motion: Al Withers

Al Withers , director of an Agriculture in the Classroom program in Minnesota,  talks about his visit to the North Fork Valley and the importance of educating people about where their food comes from.

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