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Fresh Fruit Products from Ela Family Farms

May 2nd, 2016

It’s such a bummer not to find fresh fruit at the Boulder Farmer’s Market yet. Thankfully, Ela Family Farms is there to provide us with fresh fruit products, which is the next best thing! Ela Family Farms provides organic applesauce, jams, jellies, fruit butters and dried fruit this time of year. Come July or August, they’ll start selling fresh fruit. All of their products are made solely with the fruit from their organic farm. The 100-acre Ela family farm is located in Hotchkiss, CO, and for a fruit orchard, that’s relatively small. This, along with over 100 years in fruit-growing experience,... Read More

Satisfy Your Health-Minded Sweet Tooth at Daydream Dessert

April 25th, 2016

Ever find yourself with a raging sweet tooth while purchasing healthy fruits and vegetables at the Boulder Farmer’s Market? Next time you’re looking to satisfy it, do so guilt-free at Daydream Dessert! Daydream Dessert provides mostly Paleo, raw, vegan desserts, with a few exceptions. All of the desserts are free of gluten, grains, dairy, eggs, soy and refined-sugars. These desserts are ideal for the health-minded, but if you think that healthy means bland, you couldn’t be more wrong. The products are sweetened with dates and raw honey, and the base is made with raw cacao powder and an array... Read More

Visit Blair’s Herbals Booth at Boulder Farmer’s Market!

April 18th, 2016

If you care about what goes inside your body, chances are, you’re a regular at the Boulder Farmer’s Market! The market is loaded with local farmers and fresh produce. But do you equally care what goes on your body? You should, and that is where Blair’s Herbals comes into play! This is Blair’s Herbals fifth season at the Boulder Farmer’s Market, and owner Blair Chandler was very excited to share information about some of her new offerings this season. You can now purchase travel kits and fusion bags, which are tea bags filled with sea salts and flower petals for baths. “Fusion bags... Read More

Visit Rock and Resole For Your Climbing Shoe Needs!

April 11th, 2016

The sun is shining, snow has melted and temperatures are reaching into the 70’s. This means spring and summer are upon us, which in turn means the season for rock climbing is back in full swing! Whether you want to try rock climbing for the first time, or you’re a veteran climber, Rock and Resole is the place for you to visit. They can supply you with your first pair of climbing shoes, or they can fix a pair of climbing shoes you already own. Colby Rickard and Sally Gilman are the owners of Rock and Resole. Rickard worked for the previous owners, who opened shop in 1989. He bought the business... Read More

The Unseen Bean, Against the Odds

March 21st, 2016

We’ve all been in a scenario where someone didn’t believe we could accomplish something, so we proved them wrong. That’s exactly what Gerry Leary did when he founded The Unseen Bean in Boulder in 2007. The Unseen Bean strives to serve the freshest, best-tasting coffee available anywhere, and it is roasted by Leary, who has been blind since birth. Of course he was met with doubt when he traded in his work as a blind car mechanic to pursue his dream of becoming a Master Coffee Roaster. But Leary beat the odds and proved his doubters wrong. It wasn’t the easiest of paths. Leary went to every... Read More

Wonder Press, Boulder’s Social Juice & Coffee Café

March 14th, 2016

While strolling along Pearl Street Mall, quench your thirst at Wonder Press, a juice, smoothie and coffee café. With an extensive menu of beverage options, you are sure to find something that suits your taste buds, whether it’s a cold-pressed juice, a homemade nut milk, a refreshing smoothie, or a healthy coffee drink. Wonder Press opened two years ago by Boulder natives and lifelong friends Cecily Runge, Robyn Knowlan and Brooke Jordan, commonly referred to as the “Juice Girls.” The girls noticed that juice bars were becoming the new social scene in L.A., where groups would gather over... Read More

Rebecca’s Herbal Apothecary – ‘The Little Shop That Could’

March 7th, 2016

Experience a stress reduction the moment you walk into Rebecca’s Herbal Apothecary & Supply. From the instant aroma of fresh, local herbs, to the warm welcome from the trained herbalist staff, you’ll know you just walked into one of Boulder’s long-time gems. Rebecca Luna, owner of Rebecca’s Herbal Apothecary, opened the store in 2004. Before opening, Luna was a botanical medicine-making teacher, and she said she could never find everything she needed in one place. So, she decided to open that place. Now, after almost 12 years of business in Boulder, Luna said it’s all about being... Read More