Frost Zaps Fields, To Pigs Delight + Market & More

Frost Zaps Fields, To Pigs Delight + Market & More

Nearly 80 degrees two days ago. Last night? Sixteen. That’s a super-hard frost. No tip-toeing into it this year! Fields that 48 hours ago supported tomatoes, eggplant and peppers so warm that the fruits radiated heat, now hold acres of blackened leaves and mushy...
Arugula Recipes, Film Fest & Thanksgiving + Market

Arugula Recipes, Film Fest & Thanksgiving + Market

Farm vegetables have different roles in the restaurants. We’ve got preening divas, like tomatoes, that fully ripen and get harvested for just about five or six weeks every year. They and others, like peppers, are stars. And we preserve them with abandon — fermenting,...
Tomatoes Coming On Strong + Saturday Market

Tomatoes Coming On Strong + Saturday Market

Every year is an adventure in tomato-growing at Black Cat Farm. Colorado’s tempestuous climate guides the growing season, and ultimately shapes the nature of the harvest. And the weather, too, determines what kinds of tomatoes you see on your plates at Black Cat...