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Marci O'Brien

Farm Dinners

Bounty + Brews = Beauty

By On October 31, 2012

Oh, how I love a good farm dinner. When Kristina Cash took the mic to give her welcome on Saturday night, she called Bounty & Brews Be Local’s “first annual” farm dinner.… Read More

Blogger opinion

Do you know what’s in your pumpkin pie?

By On October 26, 2012

Snowy fall days just beg for baking. The first hint of cold weather starts me thinking about Halloween and Thanksgiving — two holidays whose orange color schemes have roots in the fruit… Read More

Farmers' Markets

Organic body care from the Queen

By On October 23, 2012

For a long time, I bought local mainly for my food purchases, but as I’ve learned more about supporting local economies and small businesses, and reducing my carbon footprint, I’ve expanded my… Read More

Farm Dinners

Foodies on the Farm

By On October 3, 2012

I really wonder if we realize how fortunate we are to live in a place where “CSA” is a common word in our vocabulary. We have more than a dozen farm options… Read More

Featured Product

A locavore finds dreamy shrooms, at Hazel Dell

By On September 28, 2012

Mushrooms can be pretty gross and slimy. Right? I mean, I love love love extra mushrooms on a pizza. And some of my favorite dishes in town (Tom Ka soup at Thai… Read More

In Your Neighborhood

The Garden House

By On September 6, 2012

In a Northwest Fort Collins neighborhood, there’s a house that all the neighbors recognize. It has a front yard that’s been converted to a thriving garden by a group of gardeners who… Read More

Blogger opinion

Happy Pie-day

By On August 31, 2012

You probably expect cake on your birthday, don’t you? Cupcakes at the very least. Something you can stick candles into and sing around. But haven’t you been to too many parties where… Read More

Meet Your Farmer

Lindenmeier Farm

By On August 29, 2012

Since before I even starting writing Farming Fort Collins, I’ve been interested in what farms people buy their food from, so it’s always a question I ask early in getting acquainted with… Read More

In Your Neighborhood

Community Fruit

By On August 24, 2012

This apple tree is down the street from my house. It’s on HOA property, so it has had no maintenance or thinning. The poor thing is loaded so heavy with apples that… Read More

Organic

Sunny Sunday Eggs

By On August 12, 2012

You might have seen the photo on Pinterest last week, of the idea to use a green pepper slice as a frame for poached eggs. I did and had been wanting to… Read More