Cannabis

Nothing green about it: Illicit cannabis growing

This had never happened to me before, although as a 16-year old boy I had fantasized about it far too often. Now in my mid-30s, I stood contemplating this stroke of dumb luck I would have killed for in high school, thinking, “I should probably pass.” You know what I’m talking about, don’t you?  I’m not talking about some kind of sexcapade. I’m talking about finding a Ziplock bag full […]

Beer

Celebrating a Bountiful Harvest Season With Bounty and Brews

An exciting day of flavorful food, aromatic beers, and celebration is approaching. The sixth annual Bounty and Brews Beer Dinner will be taking place on October 14. The community dinner, presented by Fortified Collaborations, holds the mission to celebrate a bountiful harvest season while benefiting The Growing Project. Attendees of this year’s Bounty and Brews Beer Dinner can look forward to a six-course meal crafted with local foods by Fort Collins’ best chefs […]

Food

THE GROWING PROJECT: Improving Food Security

By: Lauren Sinclair  The Growing Project, an organization true to its name, began eight years ago as a way to connect people to local food and to make local, healthy food more accessible for everyone – regardless of income – and has been growing ever since. From its start, the volunteer-run organization has been dedicated to improving food security in Larimer County through numerous community outreach programs. Led by Executive […]

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Beer

5th Annual Bounty and Brews

By: Dawn Duncan Now in its 5th year, Bounty and Brews is Fort Collins’ premiere community dining event taking place on October 15. Presented by Fortified Collaborations, this event celebrates the culmination of a bountiful harvest season. Guests will enjoy six courses prepared by some of Fort Collins’ finest chefs and the courses will be paired with beers from local breweries. Taking place in and around the greenhouse at Bath […]