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Farm to Table

The Living Farm Cafe and Inn: Delta County’s only true Farm to Table restaurant, located on 120 Grand Avenue in Paonia. Website Link

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AG Support

Csu Tri-River Extension Tri River Area CSU Extension – To provide information, education and to encourage the application of research-based knowledge to the communities of Delta, Mesa, Montrose, and Ouray Counties.  Website Link Colorado Wool Growers Association – Colorado Sheep & Wool Authority Supporting Colorado’s sheep ranchers. Website Link Hotchkiss Sheep Camp Stock Dog Trials Founded by Richard and Marilyn …

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Cider

Hard Cider consumption dates back millennia. Up into the 19th Century, apples for the most part were a bit bitter and mostly used for the pressing into juice to be fermented. In 1607 apple seeds and cuttings were imported from England by the Jamestown settlers. Many of the first apples harvested by the settlers were bitter and hence perfect for …

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Farm Markets

Delta County is known for the large number of organic fruit and vegetable farms, Certified Naturally Grown, and conventionally grown fruit and vegetables. Local seasonal farm markets are a valuable resource for both locals and visitors to this part of Western Colorado. “An organic farm, properly speaking, is not one that uses certain methods and substances and avoids others; it …

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Delta County Vineyards

West Elks  American Viticultural Area encompasses the wine growing region of Delta County, CO.  Known for some of the highest altitude vineyards of North America, Delta County, CO, produces some of the best Colorado wines.  The high elevation, coupled with very low humidity and cool nights is the secret in retaining a higher degree of acidity as the grapes ripen.  The vineyards …

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West Elks AVA

West Elks  American Viticultural Area encompasses the wine growing region of Delta County, CO.  Known for some of the highest altitude vineyards of North America, Delta County, CO, produces some of the best Colorado wines.  The high elevation, coupled with very low humidity and cool nights is the secret in retaining a higher degree of acidity as the grapes ripen.  The vineyards …