• You Are What You Eat: Why Diet Matters To Our Brains

    1 month ago.

    Telluride local Dr. Alan Safdi has been singing this song for years at the various workshops and conferences he gives in town. Now Mylea Carvat, Ph.D. weighs in on the subject in an article curated on linkedin.com: You Are What…

  • 37th Annual Telluride Mushroom Festival 2017: Overview

    1 month ago.

    The 37th annual Telluride Mushroom Festival takes place Thursday, August 17 – Sunday, August 20. The full schedule is here. Migrate around the site to find info on presenters, venues, book-signings etc. Or simply filter by topic or venue. Tickets/passes here.  Scroll down…

  • Telluride Wine Fest 2017: “Choose Your Own Adventure” & More

    3 months ago.

    The 2017 Telluride Wine Festival takes place Thursday, June 22 - Sunday, June 25. Don’t have a pass? Don’t pass. This year’s weekend is billed as "Choose Your Own Adventure” – though some events are reserved for pass-holders and patrons…

  • The Fling & "9 Reasons You Should Eat Dark Chocolate Every Single Day"

    7 months ago.

    Rest assured, Telluride's San Miguel Resource Center did not plant this story. In actual fact Julie R. Thomson, Senior Editor, Taste – you can’t make this stuff up – of the Huffington Post wrote the blog on February 1, just 10 days before the 22nd annual Chocolate Lover’s Fling.…

  • Telluride Foundation: Launching Local Food Initiative

    8 months ago.

    Due to the increased interest in a local food economy and the need to improve access for low income residents to healthy food, the Telluride Foundation is launching a new Local Food Initiative targeting the San Miguel watershed communities of Norwood, Naturita,…

  • To Your Health: Simple Sugars, Not Sweet

    1 year ago.

    Dr. Alan Safdi was one of the most popular speakers at the Telluride First Foundation’s inaugural Integrative Wellness Summit . He is scheduled to speak again at the 2nd annual conference, which takes place September 9 - 11 and also features Deepak Chopra (streaming live); Dr. David Agus; Chris Crowley and Bill…

  • Hot BBQ, Cold Beer, Warm Hearts: A Love Story for July 4

    1 year ago.

    Sawpit Mercantile, 20643 Highway 145, is open year-round and offers catering in Telluride and Down Valley. Best to call ahead, 970-728-9898. The restaurant’s summer hours are Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.; Weekends, 11 a.m.- 6 p.m. Reach Sally Puff Courtney at…

  • Ah Haa: Kenyan Chef Safari Ngumbao

    1 year ago.

    Kenya, a country twice the size of Nevada, is located in East Africa near the Equator. Its regions are varied and range from year-round snow in the Kenya and Kilimanjaro Mountains to warm, tropical beaches and deserts, but most of the land…

  • Telluride Wine Fest: Somm Of It All, Christopher Sawyer

    1 year ago.

    Tickets to the 2016 Telluride Wine Festival here. Please scroll down towards the bottom of the story to watch a video interview with this year's Telluride Wine Director and somm to the stars, Christopher Sawyer. In vino, some split decisions about…

  • Telluride Wine Fest: Dinner & Movie Honors Guest Chef "King Georges"

    1 year ago.

    A Telluride Wine Fest gourmet dinner prepared by world-famous chef Georges Perrier plus a movie about the man (“King Georges”) takes place Thursday, June 23, 6:30- 9 p.m., Telluride Conference Center, Mountain Village. For tickets. go here or call 800-656-0713. "Nobody who is a chef is…

  • 35th Annual Telluride Wine Fest: Overview

    1 year ago.

    The 35th annual Telluride Wine Festival was named official qualifier for the World Food Championships. For more information, go here. Call 970-728-9790 or email wine@telluridewinefestival.com for entry information. Telluride Wine Fest’s events take place in the Towns of Telluride and Mountain…

  • Indian Ridge Farm & Bakery: Big Changes

    1 year ago.

    Wrights Mesa’s Indian Ridge Farm & Bakery is coming alive this spring, albeit with some major changes in its operations.  For the past 15 years, the farm’s one and one-half acre organic garden fed as many as 65 regional households…

  • To Your Health: Bringing Home the Bacon – Or Not

    1 year ago.

    So what’s up with the scary headlines about bacon? Should eggs AND bacon become a thing of the past to protect your health? Let's try to put all the noise in context. In October, 2015, 22 scientists from 10 countries met at the…

  • To Turkey Or Not to Turkey, That Is the Question

    1 year ago.

    What was on the menu of the very first Thanksgiving dinner? And what will you serve? The first question is easily answered by Megan Gambino of Smithsonian.com. The second, well, we offer a few choices for traditional from The Cooking Channel,…

  • Telluride Best in Colorado

    1 year ago.

    In the recent reader’s survey in Ski Magazine, (October 2015 issue), Telluride deemed best ski resort in Colorado; 4th in the West. Don't wait to book your vacation. Go here for information about ski-and-stay packages.  When readers fill out the resort survey…

  • To Your Health: Vitamins & Supplements, Yes or No?

    1 year ago.

    I am asked nearly everyday by patients and friends alike whether or not to take vitamins and supplements. As it turns out, nutrient supplements are a double-edged sword, so it’s worth exploring the risks and benefits to help everyone decide whether and…