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Help get the new Rampart Seed Library off the ground!

Drop in to either location and drop off seeds, supplies, or funds, signup to volunteer, and get information about this exciting new project.

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Your Local Source for Holiday Shopping

 Visit Mountain Naturals Community Market for your holiday menu ingredients.  Our produce department is well stocked with organic fruit and vegetables.  We have several varieties of apples from the Austin Family Farm in Paonia.  All the produce you need for … Continue reading

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2016 Western Slope Fruit Harvest Begins!

Our first 2016 delivery of fruit from Austin Family Farm included Apricots and Rainier Cherries.  Both are quite delicious!

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OMGoodness Food Truck Returns

Bob and Tara return to Mountain Naturals May 15 with their OMGoodness Food Truck. They plan to offer organic, delicious food 10am-2pm on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. “We choose organic ingredients that are free of any GMO’s, antibiotics, chemicals, growth … Continue reading

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Locally Grown Fresh Lettuce

This butterhead lettuce is delicious and was grown free of pesticides and chemicals on a farm at the north edge of Colorado Springs. This lettuce is alive. Take it home, add water and harvest fresh leaves as needed.

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Sunchokes Available in Produce

Responding to customer requests, we now have in stock “Sunchokes” aka Jerusalem Artichokes. The Sunchoke contains about 10% protein, no oil, and a surprising lack of starch. However, it is rich in the carbohydrate inulin (76%). Recipes for this crisp … Continue reading

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Beautiful, Delicious Rainbow Chard

In spite of weird weather in California and Arizona, Monday’s delivery brought the best Rainbow Chard we’ve seen in several weeks.

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Local Food Celebration September 19th

Mountain Natural Community Market is celebrating Local Food Week at our store September 19th • Growing vegetables and nursery stock • Dancing Feet Farm, Hillbilly Farms CSA, Paradise Gardens, Sunflower’s Garden and The Harvest Center • Local food producers and … Continue reading

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Delicious Peaches from the Western Slope

     We have been selling fruit from Austin Family Farm for many years.  These early crop cling-stone peaches are incredibly tasty.  The Austin family tradition has been organic since days before organic certification became necessary.  Apricots are also available now. … Continue reading

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Food Truck Sighting!

Last Friday, Bob and Tara brought their mobile kitchen to Mountain Naturals Community Market for an afternoon of offering samples of their gluten-free, organic foods.  There is a strong likelihood of their return May 19 May 20.  Drop by and extend a … Continue reading

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