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    GarCo program nourishes in more ways than one

    By Danielle Davis

    The meal begins with a blessing. “Let us do everything in gratitude,” says Ferdinand “Ferd” Meyer, a regular and volunteer at the Garfield County Senior Program meals in Parachute. Immediately following the blessing, Senior Services for the Garfield County Department of Human Services Manager,… read more →

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    Marble Ski Area fight raged 50 years ago

    As Colorado ski areas boomed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, a couple of Denver developers decided they wanted in on the action. They eventually set their sights on Marble, a near ghost town about 25 miles as the crow flies, west-southwest of Aspen.

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    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - Sept. 23, 2021

    Climate and the Comp Plan

    On Thursday, Sept. 23, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., CLEER and the Town of Carbondale will host a public input session in the Community Room at the Third Street Center regarding how climate change factors into the Town’s Comprehensive Plan update. Folks… read more →

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    ACES redefines farm apprenticeships

    The Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES) at Rock Bottom Ranch (RBR) recently hosted a panel discussion, “So You Think You Want to Be a Farmer?” At a time when the world recognizes agriculture as the greatest contributor to the climate crisis, change in farming is critical. Thisread more →

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    Elderberry’s Farm invites you to relax

    As the year 2021 rounds into its fourth quarter, many people have exceeded their threshold for stress — and who knows what could happen next? Never fear, nature’s got a cure, and Elderberry’s Farm, located beneath Mount Lamborn in Paonia, invites anyone and everyone to enjoy an autumnread more →

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    Garcia’s Market: a community anchor

    Editor’s note: By popular demand, this feature that debuted in el Sol del Valle (Sept. 9) has been translated into English for The Sopris Sun.

    One could say that Carbondale’s restaurant-store Garcia’s Market is a community anchor. Every day, they welcome customers from all throughout the Valley… read more →

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    Every migrant, wherever they are, matters

    By James Steindler

    In this Valley, it’s likely that everyone knows or is acquainted with someone who was not born in the U.S. and does not have legal residency status. As author Francisco Cantú puts it, “The border reaches into every community.” 

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    Youth project makes zine-scene

    According to Wikipedia, a zine (pronounced ZEEN) is a small-circulation self-published work of original or appropriated texts and images, usually reproduced via a copy machine.

    Carbondale Arts (CA) Education Director Michael Stout hopes the Creative Apprentice Program: Zine Project, being offered to students ages 14 toread more →

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    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - Sept. 16, 2021

    Rock blasting
    Rockfall mitigation work continues on Hwy. 133. On Sept. 17, between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., expect a one hour hold in both directions due to rock blasting at MM 48 south of Redstone — Hunter’s Loop. Blasting will occur again the weeks of Sept. 20 and… read more →

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    True Nature toasts to evolution

    In March 2020, True Nature Healing Arts’ Peace Garden gained new appeal. Already, the meticulously-kept gardens were a sanctuary for connection and stillness within the bustle of downtown Carbondale. In the context of a pandemic, as so many beloved aspects of life turned on a dime, the garden remained a… read more →