Proudly from North Colorado's North Fork Valley

NoFo Food celebrates the food, the farmers and the foodies of Colorado’s North Fork Valley.

The North Fork Valley is the home to the largest concentration of organic farms in Colorado.  Based in the small town of Paonia, NoFo Food shines a spotlight on our many farmers and food/drink producers,  we share recipes featuring local foods and hope to inspire you to cook, grow and visit our beautiful valley.  If you have a food-related question, comment or are a local farmer/food producer that would like to be featured, please contact us below – we love hearing from you!

 

Mushroom Hunting

The forests have been feeding us.  Wild mushrooms in omelettes and piled on frshly baked flatbreads have been on the NoFo menu over the past couple weeks.   The rest of the bounty has been preserved – either dried or sautéed down and frozen – to be enjoyed at a later date. Naropa ...

Farm to Table Recipe: Apricot Crumble

We’ve been preserving farm to table apricots like mad over the last two weeks.  Cooking them down and either canning or freezing them.  We’ll be able to pull these glorious summer flavors all winter long.  We have jars of apricots sweetened with local honey and flavoured with vanilla ...

Farmers & Chefs: Good Together

This New York Times article talks about how farmers are the ones bringing the “star ingredients” to restaurants these days and, for this, we shout “hooray!” In our books, Flavor is King.or Queen, perhapseither way, it rules and you can’t get flavour from a factory farm be it animal or ...