Karen Beeman

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2014

    Fourteen reasons to shop at the Boulder Farmers' Market

    I have a lot of high-minded reasons for doing almost all my summer shopping at the Boulder Farmers' Market. I worry about climate change, soil erosion, bee die-off, genetically modified foods and the flood of pesticides contaminating soil, sea, air and our bodies. I know small farmers must be suppor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2013

    Chow Down, the IFS Food Film Fest, gets off to a pungent start in Boulder tonight

    Chow Down, Boulder's first food film festival, gets under way tonight. Hosted by the International Film Series and the Boulder Public Library, the event will bring together a slew of passionate Boulder foodies and local businesses over three days of programs that include seven films about food, fami ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2013

    Boulder Farmers' Market, week fourteen: Corn, creativity and eggplant (with recipe)

    It's clear when I arrive at the Boulder Farmers' Market Saturday that summer has finally and emphatically arrived. Fronds of dill have given way to long seed stalks. The peaches are profoundly welcome, but no longer the brilliant surprise they were last week. Not many field tomatoes yet -- though I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2013

    What to expect when the Boulder County Farmers' Market returns tomorrow

    Some people say the first green shoots of spring have the most chi or energy, while others insist they're particularly cleansing for your system. No matter what the reason, most of us are yearning for fresh tastes after a plodding winter of carrots, onions, potatoes, winter squash and dried beans. S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2012

    Boulder Farmers' Market is now open on Saturdays

    The Boulder Farmers' Market opened for business at 8 a.m. last Saturday, and from the moment the opening gong sounded, 13th Street between Arapahoe and Canyon was thronged. Organizers have no way of providing an exact number, but they estimate that around 8,000 people attended.

  • Dining

    August 8, 2002

    Food Fetishes

    Clove Call

  • Dining

    November 30, 2000

    Harvest Home

    The Boulder County Farmers' Market goes dormant for the winter.