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Extraordinary Beets = Extraordinary Soil
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Beets are one of the vegetables that really draws its character from the farm.  You can taste when they are grown in rich, organic soil.  They’re sweeter, more colorful, and healthier for you too.  Recent research published in the British Journal of Nutrition shows that organic produce has significantly more antioxidants and less toxic, heavy…

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I Know Tomatoes.
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Let’s rewind a little bit. Think back to the summertime – say mid-September. Colorado was sunkissed, warm and the late summer crops were doing some of their best last-minute work of the 2014 harvest. It was a time of farm-dinners, backyard cookouts during long sunlit days, and weekly farmer’s markets. It was a time of…

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The Times They Are A Changin’: The Freeze is Coming
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September represents a tipping point in the harvest for our farmer partners. As temperatures begin to dip at night, the season’s first freeze becomes imminent, and with it a wholesale shift in the harvest from the warm weather crops of summer to those that thrive in frosty nights and shorter days.

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What’s New in the World of MM Local: Tomatoes!
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Friends, tomato harvest is upon us again! Here in Colorado, we have a small, precious window of time to harvest this ruby red treat. This produce is generally ready for picking around the end of July and extends through the first freeze of the year. The freeze historically hits in the third or fourth week of…

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