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Simple Grilled Asparagus: May Colorado Proud Recipe of the Month

When tiny green asparagus tips start peeking through the ground, we say Colorado’s spring produce season has officially begun. Fresh asparagus offers a delicious crispness to complement any meal. When paired with some citrus flavors, you can really elevate the experience for your taste buds. This particular recipe also uses honey, a popular sweetener produced throughout Colorado. Check out your local honey supplier or support Colorado honey through your next grocery store purchase.

WEBINAR: Colorado Proud - Maximizing Farmers' Market Profits


Colorado Proud Webinar: April 15, 2024 11:00-12:30

Farmers' Market season is upon us! Join us for an informative webinar with farmers' market expert Sari Kimbell. Sari will share her wisdom on how to increase your sales and have a very profitable season!


Decadent Carrot Cake: February Colorado Proud Recipe of the Month

Carrot cake has earned its place as a timeless classic in the world of baking. This delectable treat perfectly combines the earthy sweetness of carrots with the rich, moist texture of cake. With its garden origins and well earned status as a beloved dessert for any occasion, carrot cake has proven its versatility and ability to captivate hearts with every delicious bite.

Ag Department Seeks Listings for 2024 Farm Fresh Directory

Colorado agricultural producers are encouraged to submit their listings for the 2024 Farm Fresh Directory, published annually by the Colorado Department of Agriculture. This year will be the 40th anniversary of publication. The directory, which will be released in June, promotes Colorado farmers’ markets, roadside stands, u-picks, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) producers, agritourism activities, wineries, and farms and ranches that sell directly to the public. 

Slow Cooker Beef Brisket Tacos: January Colorado Proud Recipe of the Month

Colorado beef is synonymous with flavor, nutrition, and tradition. The largest economic export from our state, our beef industry supports our economy with $86.1 billion annually. This is a major endeavor and worthy of some praise for our hardworking ranchers. In honor of the National Western Stock Show this month, we are celebrating with savory slow cooker beef brisket.

Skillet Cranberry Roasted Chicken and Potatoes: Colorado Proud Recipe of the Month for November

This month’s recipe is the perfect blend of comfort and gourmet, making it suitable for any occasion, whether it's a cozy family dinner or a special celebration. The cranberries add a festive touch, turning this meal into a culinary masterpiece. Whether you're a food enthusiast or simply looking for an indulgent, homestyle feast, this chicken and potato creation is ready to satisfy your every craving.

Pumpkin Gnocchi: Colorado Proud Recipe of the Month for October

Pumpkins are the classic taste of fall in North America, just witness the rise of pumpkin spice in almost every pastry and drink offered from September through November. With names like Tricky Jack, Spooktacular, and Ghost Rider, pumpkins are fun whether you’re carving a jack-o-lantern for the front porch or digging in to create a delicious dish. In this recipe, the Colorado Proud team takes a classic Italian staple, gnocchi, and adds pumpkin for the perfect autumn taste.