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7 of the Most Beloved Farmer’s Markets in Colorado

The good old days have returned! Grab your wicker baskets and a couple of bucks and head out to any one of the dozens outdoor farmer's markets in Colorado.

Boulder Farmer's Market

Boulder County Farmer's Markets are run by a nonprofit organization whose mission is to bring local agriculture to the community. This Boulder market starts early on Wednesday from 4pm-8pm and Saturday from 8am- 2pm, and includes over 50 vendors from certified organic, family-run, local farms.

The Benefits and Uses of Colorado Sunflower Oil

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Colorado is known for its beautiful yellow fields-- it's actually one of the highest-producing states for sunflowers. But these sunny beauties don't just provide the perfect backdrop to an Instagram photo, they also produce a golden oil that has many uses and benefits.

People can use sunflower oil in a variety of ways, from moisturizer to medicine. It is also becoming an increasingly popular ingredient in a number of recipes.

Wind Energy Basics: All About Colorado’s Choice Energy Source

Wind energy is sweeping the nation. As a leader in renewable energy, Colorado has embraced this energy resource over the last decade. Today, nearly 80 percent of the state's renewable energy is generated by wind, according to the Energy Information Administration.

Familiarize yourself with this abundant energy source by reading these wind energy basics.

Rum Fest Comes to an Exciting Close at Longtucky Spirits

The 2nd annual Rum Fest in in Longmont, Colorado, is coming to an exciting close this week.

Rum Fest has been going on all throughout February with entertaining events revolving around, you guessed it, rum. From parties to educational workshops, the event has provided Longmont citizens with the perfect way to warm up during the chilly Colorado winter.

The month-long celebration has taken place at Longtucky Spirits, a micro-distillery in Downtown Longmont known for its locally sourced ingredients, delicious spirits, live music performances, and educational tours.