The 23rd annual Colorado Mountain Winefest presented by Alpine Bank returns Sept. 18-21 at Riverbend Park in Palisade. The main event serves as the industry’s most celebrated wine festival, with dozens of wineries offering the premier local wine tasting. For more information, click here.
The grape harvest of 2015 reminds us there is nothing simple or sure when it comes to forecasting the future of an agricultural product. Grape-growers in the Grand and North Fork valleys last winter held their breath, waiting for a deep … more
As do most people with a computer that’s turned on more than a few hours a day, I collect a lot of emails from people I don’t know. There are bankers from Nigeria seeking my account number, lonely widows from Siberia pleading for … more
Hermiston, Oregon, is famous for its watermelons. Which is why it was such a surprise when the big watermelon painted on its water tower was replaced with the slogan, “You can grow here.” This rural town of 17,000 recognized the … more
Peach lovers can take a sumptuous bite from local history with a recently preserved, decades-old video outlining Palisade’s peach growing history. The charming video produced in the late 1940s or 1950s details the area’s foray … more