Goodies with a goal: preserving traditions

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During Farm Stand Friday, Cynthia Chung has been selling intricate, delicate Chinese pretzels (in both sweet and savory variations) to raise donations for the Golden Lotus Foundation. “We want to create a place in Colorado Springs where we can host activities and events and also have a central location so people who are looking for interpreters or other assistance can … Read More

Customer Snapshot: Meet Paul Baker

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Paul, shown above, with his mother Thelma and his fiancé Tonya, picks out a brisket to make on the smoker and serve for a quiet dinner party at home with family and friends Q. How long have been shopping at Ranch Foods Direct? “For the last 8 or 9 years. I come here to get briskets, ribs, seasonings and things … Read More

RFD customer opens neighborhood taproom

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Tim Black (shown above) and his brother Tom opened local beer and Bavarian-style food hang-out TapTraders, directly north of K-Mart at the Nevada and Fillmore intersection, to much fanfare in mid-July. Not only does Tim procure several of the taproom’s menu items from Ranch Foods Direct, he also does his personal shopping at the store as well. Q. Your favorite … Read More

Farm Stand Friday continues in August

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Get beautiful homegrown tomatoes, peppers, squash and many other kinds of produce, along with handmade tamales, cinnamon rolls, bread and more at Farm Stand Fridays, from 3 to 6 p.m., at Ranch Foods Direct! This is a chance to personally meet a few of the people who grow your food… including Grant Goldberg, owner of Twisted Pines Farm… Grant (above) … Read More

Drink local, eat local: Celebrating Tap Traders, new neighborhood taproom!

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To welcome a new craft beer-cocktail-and-eating experience to the Fillmore business corridor, Ranch Foods Direct will grill Callicrate Wagyu sliders on Saturday afternoon at Tap Traders, a unique taproom and eatery located directly north of the K-Mart store at Fillmore and Nevada, starting at 2 p.m. (Access is available at the northwest corner of the K-Mart parking lot as well … Read More