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DRFM 2015 Rules

Hours and Location for 2015
Fort Collins, CO: 802 W. Drake Road
Parking lot near Northwest Corner of W. Drake & Worthington
Saturdays April 18 - September 26, 2015
Hours 10 AM - 1 PM (no sales before 9 AM)
Next Market
August 29, 2015
10 am - 1 pm
802 W. Drake Road
Music by
Lori Nitzel

Fresh This Week
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Acorn Squash
Colorado Corn
Heirloom Tomatoes
Summer Squash
Pak Choi
Basil & other Herbs
Pickling Cucumbers
Armenian Cucumbers

Always Expected at Market
Pappardelle's Pastas
Sweet Rolls
Skin Care
Beef Jerky

Apologies and Hopes for the Future

Morning Fresh Dairy will not be bringing their milk truck to the market any more. They are wanting to concentrate on their new store front in Bellvue, the The Howling Cow Cafe. We wish them well and thank them for attending the market for so many years !

Colorado's Best Tamales and Gunter's Bavarian Grill both apologize for missing last Saturday's market. Unforeseen problems prevented their attendance. Also, Cliff of Wagon Wheel Jerky needs to rehab his house before winter.


We do have new vendors signing up ! Beehive Chocolates has incredible chocolate bars. From their website, ... only three ingredients in our chocolate-- cacao bean, cocoa butter, and cane sugar -- we keep things simple, allowing the natural essence of each bean to express itself in every mouthwatering bite. Also, with the cooling temperatures, Schell Shocked will start bringing cute crocheted hats & scarves.

C & R Farms brings Peaches, PLUMS, PEARS & APPLES from Palisade !


The 2015 Farm Fresh Directory is available now. Access it online, or pick up free copies at almost any farmers' market !

I support the SPIRIT of the law that was passed in the latest Farm Bill ( to get people eating more fruits and vegetables ). Drake Road Farmers' Market will match ( up to $ 5.00 ) EBT tokens to be used ONLY for fresh produce.

Simply Baked will have lots of PIES this Saturday. Lori will be baking (peach pie), (key lime pie), (cherry pie), (apple caramel pie), plus (cinnamon rolls) (cup cakes)(gluten free muffins) and (gluten free brownies). Look for her near Miller Farms .

Pie ABSENT on 8/29/15 are: Nicco Chiropractic, Earth Elements, Daybreak Criations, Rustic Birdhouses and The Flour Bin.

Sincerely, Nan Zimmerman


Many of our vendors have Facebook pages. Pls visit them, and like them !
Drake Road Farmers' Market
Pappardelle's Pastas by Pasta Pazza
Loco Bueno Green Chile
Fossil Creek Farms
Miller Farms
Croft Family Farm
True Spoke Coffee
The Flour Bin
The Sustainable Spoon
Colorado's Best Tamales

Croft Family Farm

Steve and Michelle Cockcroft have been bringing their organic produce to Drake Road since 2009. They and their family farm have a certified organic farm near Kersey. All the produce is clean & fresh & DELICIOUS ! For those of you near Greeley, they have a farm stand near Target.

They are getting lots of particularly nice melons this year. Also corn, cucumbers, fresh basil, potatoes, too much to list ! They also bring Hazel Dell Mushrooms, and peaches from Morton's Orchards in Palisade.




We are proud members of the Colorado Farmers Market Association. We are also listed with Local Harvest.

Vendors At Our Market
Farm/Business Name Name Produce/Items Sold Contact Information
Vegetable Growers
Croft Family Farm LLC Steve and Michelle Cockroft Fresh vegetables, produced organically (970) 356-6166
Fossil Creek Farms, LLC starting mid-July Steve Maitland Wide range of certified organic veggies from south Fort Collins (970) 980-4096
Meadow Maid Foods Cindy and Mary Ridenour Vegetables grown under row covers in Wyoming (307) 534-2289
Miller Family Farms Chris & Joe Miller Asparagus, Sweet Corn, Potatoes, Carrots, Beets, Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Squash, Cabbage, Melons, Green Beans + LOTS MORE ! (970) 785-6133
Mushroom Haus MicroFarm Mark & Julie Kogler Mushrooms, MicroGreens & other Vegetables (970) 235-0149
Honey and Fruits
C & R Farms Barbie Lytle Peaches, Pears, Apricots, Plums, Nectarines, Cherries, Apples (970) 218-6271
Honey & The Bee Melanie Keil & Verena Booth Honey, Honey Candies, & Honey Stix (970) 305-7831
Amtout's Bakery Amtout Sonia Algerian style baked goods (970) 266-8071
The Flour Bin Darlene Bosch Sourdough Breads & Cinnamon Rolls (970) 613-0461
Rouxful Gourmet Sharon & Rebecca Campbell Cookies, Brownies, Biscones, Breakfast Bars, Quick Breads (970) 490-1668
Simply Baked Lori Jolli Quick Breads, Cinnamon Rolls, Muffins and Pies (970) 988-6699
Simpson's Southern Style Pies & Baked Goods ( Not at every market ) Kathryn Simpson Fruit Pies and cakes, special orders available (850) 718-6667
The Bread Chic Christie Rich Fresh yeast breads, including sourdoughs (360) 305-8524
Meats & Dairy
Colorado's Best Tamales Laura Erives Hand-made Tamales, Chips, Fresh Salsas, Tortillas (719) 459-0568
Gunter's Bavarian Grill Gunter & Nicolette Bischof Schnitzel, German Potato Salad, Kraut Burgers, Spanakopita, Baklava (970) 413-1554
High Plains Meats J & M Meats Frozen brat sausages, BBQ Babyback Ribs, BBQ Pulled Pork, Beef Jerky & Pierogoies (303) 907-7780
Kaleb's Katch Kaleb Walker Sustainably wild caught Alaskan Seafood (970) 367-3572
Meadow Maid Foods Cindy and Mary Ridenour Wyoming Grass-fed Beef on selected dates (307) 534-2289
The Sustainable Spoon Hattie Balmer Breakfast Sandwices, Beer Mac n Cheese, Spring Rolls & more ! (970) 984-8762
Specialty Foods
Agustina's Mexican Foods Jessie Godinez Authentic fresh salsas, flavored tortillas (970) 691-1102
Beehive Chocolates Ian Horrath-Skan Chocolate based confections, all organic and natural (602) 434-7034
Gilberto's Gourmet Goodness Danny Ralls Gourmet Salsas, Hot Sauces, Bloody Mary Mix, Pickles, Pasta Sauces (520) 390-3138
I Scream Colorado Cindy Bengtson Kettle Korn, Cold Beverages, Cinnamon Roasted Nuts (720) 971-8261
Loco Bueno Greg Greisen Green & Red Chile made with Turkey Breast, also ReadyBeans (970)581-1484
Pasta Pazza Nan Zimmerman Gourmet Dry Pastas, plus Frozen Raviolis & Sauces from Pappardelle's Pasta in Denver (970) 218-5521
Task Force BBQ, LLC" Richard & LaVonne Sargent BBQ Sauce- Sweet, Sweet with a little heat, Hickory & Roasted Green Chile (970) 286-5833
Ten Bears Winery William Conkling Wine made in Laporte, Wine Stoppers, T-Shirts, Hats (970) 566-4043
True Spoke Coffee Aaron Anderson Coffee Beans roasted in Fort Collins (503) 3860-9286
Turtle Mountain Tea Natalie diSanto Kombucha, Fermented Vegetables (717) 364-2223
Specialty Items & Services
Avani Natural Soaps Tammy Prestien Hand-crafted. All natural Soaps, Salts, Body Butter (970) 672-7400
The Biscuit Barkery of Northern Colorado Val Downing Pet treats and Pet related Gifts (970) 430-6181
The Calico Kids Kendra Jeffries Handmade Clothing & Toys (970)692-1374
Daybreak Criations Alpacas Denise Haines Alpaca raw fleece, roving, batts, yarns, scarfs, hats, felted insoles from our alpaca herd (970) 227-0436
Donna Bevans, Ph.D. Donna Bevans Novels, paintings, writing workshops (949) 584-2600
Earth Elements Organics Jana Glazer Cold-pressed herbal extracts, Organic Balms & Oils (970) 691-3848
Emma Goulart, L.Ac Emma Goulart, L.Ac Acupuncurist, Herbalist, Doula (970) 818-0428
Forever by Faith Faith Fuller Soaps, Lotions, Sun Protection (970) 744-0255
Garden Treads Kris Seen Garden Planters from recycled materials (970) 232-9403
Rawhide Ranch Barb Moncrief Custom dog leashes & collars, bones, halters, leathercrafts. (970) 690-3043
Rocco Family Chiropractic Nico Rocco Spinal Screening, Computerized Stress Analysis (970) 443-7739
< a href="">Schell Shocked Michelle Schell Crocheted Winter Hats & Scarves (970) 218-3721
Three Trees Soap Christie Rich Cold Pressed Soaps, Soy Candles, Hula Hoops (360) 305-8524

2015 Vendors
Contact :Nan Zimmerman Drake Road Farmers' Market Manager
All vendors offering processed foods ( e.g. breads, salsas, pies, jams, etc.) need to show Health Department compliance unless applying under Cottage Food Act.

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We will offer non-profits space at every market that we have room. Please contact Drake Road Farmers' Market Manager BEFORE coming to market. Non-profits will need to fill out the 2015 Application for Free Space.

We would like to thank Columbine Health Systems for allowing us to use their space.


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