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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 1, 2015
10 am - 1 pm
802 W. Drake Road
Music by
The Seers

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

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

Peaches and Tomatoes and Corn, Oh My !

Sweet corn is finally here ! What I have been tasting from the market is crisp and sweet and just right for throwing on the grill ! Try the "Miller Method"- put corn on the grill with husks on. Take off after husks are charred a bit. So simple !

t=Corn Grilled

C & R Farms will be bringing Peaches from Palisade this Saturday ! ( Sweet Cherries from Montana ) Croft Family Farms will be bringing organic fruits from Dave Morton's Orchards. Croft also has organic mushrooms from Hazel Dell.


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.

New vendor will be Gunter's Bavarian Grill. Gunter & Nicolette will be serving Krautburgers and German Potato Salad ! Look for them at the north end of the market.

Beautiful pink, golden & white oyster mushrooms from The Mushroom Haus. Get there early, as Mark & Julie sell out fast.

Oyster Mushrooms

ABSENT on 7/25/15 are: Soilscape Solutions , Pain Wizard , Earth Elements, Cheyenne Honey, Daybreak Criations , Rocco Chiropractic, Calico Kids and Meadow Maid.

Visiting this week is Dr Chad Mcmahan of Revelation Chiropractic and Jean Meldrum of WEP-USA ( helping Exhange Students in the Fort Collins area ).

Sincerely, Nan Zimmerman

Armenian Cucumber

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

Turtle Mountain Tea

Natalie of Turtle Mountain Tea has an amazing variety of Kombuchas. I drink these instead of sodas when I want something fizzy ( that is also good for body & soul ). I am also eager to try some of her new sauerkrauts, one of which has Purslane from MY garden !




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
Plants and Pots Tracy Thompson Vegetable & Herb plants. Hand-thrown pots (970) 219-2120
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
Morning Fresh Dairy Allyx Graves Noosa Yoghurt, Fresh Milk and Chocolate Milk from Bellvue, CO (970) 482-5789
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 (97) 691-1102
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
Wagon Wheel Smoke House Cliff Hummel Beef Jerky (970) 215-7611
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
Soil Scape Solutions Bob Faris Pre-planting soil amendments, organic compost tea extraction, cover crop seeds for the fall (970) 948-7198
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.

Community Booth

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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