Vendor Spotlight

Vendor Spotlight: Wags Livestock

“We don’t sell it if we wouldn’t eat it.” That’s Jim Waggoner’s business philosophy. Sounds simple enough - if it’s not good enough for his family, it’s not good enough for you. That’s the Wags Livestock promise. Jim and Sue Waggoner conduct their business with honesty and respect, and you can’t ask for a better guarantee than that!

HISTORY

Jim and Sue have been providing high quality meats to customers since the early 80s. After raising livestock throughout th...

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Vendor Spotlight: Birds of a Feather Birdhouses

It’s that time of year when massive flocks of birds can be seen streaking across the sky, heading south for the winter. But not all of our feathery friends leave town for the cold months. Bird watching is a relaxing, peaceful and inexpensive hobby that can liven up your yard with color and sound. Even the National Bird-Feeding Society encourages people to put up bird houses in their yards to provide shelter and protection for birds during the winter. If this sounds like fun, be sure to sto...

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Vendor Spotlight: Papa Joe’s Local Honey

When a person eats local honey, they are thought to be ingesting local pollen. Over time, a person may become less sensitive to this pollen. As a result, they may experience fewer seasonal allergy symptoms! To stock up on some delicious local honey, stop by the Papa Joe's Local Honey booth at the Fort Collins-Loveland Farmers Market!

HISTORY

Olga and Joe Mulholland love bees. Their passion for beekeeping soon became their profession, starting Papa Joe’s Local Honey 8 years ago and h...

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Vendor Spotlight: Genesa Garden

Buckminster Fuller. Geothermal geodesic domes. Daikon radishes. If you’ve never heard of these terms before, you’re not alone. But Danette Steele, owner of Genesa Garden in Drake, Colorado, will gladly tell you all about them if you visit her booth at the Fort Collins-Loveland Farmers Markets.

HISTORY

Danette has a long history of gardening, having toiled the soil for the past 40 years. She has also been an alternative health practitioner for over 20 years. These ex...

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Vendor Spotlight: Morton’s Organic Orchards

For many Coloradoans, August can be considered a month-long holiday. Why? Because Palisade Peaches are in season! From the flat Eastern plains to the highest Western slope, Colorado residents eagerly flock to local farmers markets to pick up a box of these delicious summer treats. Now patrons of the Fort Collins Farmers Markets can get their own peaches, as well as cherries, apricots, and nectarines thanks to Morton’s Organic Orchards!

HISTORY

In 1978 Dave and Mary Morton purcha...

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Vendor Spotlight: Masonville Orchard

Do you love apples, pears and plums straight from the tree? If so, the wait is almost over for these juicy fruits to be in season. Beginning mid-August, stop by the Fort Collins-Loveland Farmers Market and be on the lookout for Masonville Orchard booth.

HISTORY

Masonville Orchard has participated in our market for the past 10 years, but owner, Walt Rosenberg, got his start back in 1998 in Masonville, CO. Over the past 18 years, Masonville Orchard has grown to become the largest f...

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Vendor Spotlight: Pope Farms

Pope Farms pours their passion for “local” into everything they do. Duane and Susan Pope proudly buy, sell, and grow fresh produce and plants locally and will be showcasing their products at the Fort Collins Farmers Market now until mid-November, so visit their booth and say hi to Susan, owner and gardener extraordinaire!

WHY YOU SHOULD VISIT THE POPE FARMS BOOTH

When you stop by the Pope Farm booth you’ll be treated like a neighbor, greeted with friendly faces and helping h...

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Vendor Spotlight: Pain Wizard

When you think of the traditional farmers market, images of fresh produce, bright flowers and freshly baked goods may spring to mind - and there certainly is a lot of that local faire at the Fort Collins-Loveland Farmers Market. But if you’re suffering from arthritis, tendonitis, bursitis, knee pain or any other chronic pain conditions, visiting your local farmers market might night be at the top of your to-do list. But look no further: visit the Pain Wizard booth at both the Fort Collins ...

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Vendor Spotlight: Royal Crest Dairy

 

Paul Miller may as well have milk running through his veins. Paul’s grandfather started Miller Sanitary Dairy in 1910, and this year Paul will celebrate Royal Crest Dairy’s 89th year as Colorado’s leading home delivery dairy farm! Royal Crest Dairy has been a vendor with the Fort Collins-Loveland Farmers Market for over 5 years, so take a few minutes and get to know them!

 

HISTORY

Paul Miller’s family has been in the dairy business for over 100 years. Beginni...

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Vendor Spotlight: Pasta Pazza

Nan Zimmerman has been a vendor at the Fort Collins Farmers Market for 30 years. She & her husband have a small cow/calf operation north of Fort Collins, and in the summer while the "girls" are up on pasture, Nan sells Pappardelle’s Pasta at farmers' markets until the cows come home! Although her booth, Pasta Pazza, primarily specializes in... well, pasta, Nan occasionally brings extra vegetables and herbs from her organic garden that pair well with the pasta she has on hand.

 

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