Apples for drying, baking, pies, applesauce and eating fresh at Farmers Market |

Apples for drying, baking, pies, applesauce and eating fresh at Farmers Market

Sam Silvius
Glenwood Springs Farmers Market
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colorado – The leaves are starting to change color, and several varieties of apples can be found under the green canopies of the DeVries farm stand that are suitable for baking, pie making, fresh eating, drying or for making applesauce. These fine apples can be found next to the freshly roasted chilis and storage-sized bags of onions, potatoes and pinto beans.

Banjo Joe invites everyone to have a taste of heaven with the variety of pears that is his offering this week.

Savory Hearth Bakery bakes up apple fritters this week and fresh roasted Hatch chili cheddar bread from their organic bakery.

Farmer Dave has lean hamburger, roasts and briskets, and he is taking orders for quarters or halves from his selection of beef or pork to those who want to stock up for winter.

Pappardelle’s Pasta has an incredible selection of balsamic vinegars, olive oils, and pasta that runs from chocolate gemelli to lemon ginger and lavender fettuccine. Any of these would make a unique Christmas gift.

Kuhn’s Peach Valley CSA harvested three varieties of pears and eight different apple varieties, all organic, as well as fresh butternut squash.

Pulled pork and brisket sandwiches are cooking next to the ribs at the BBQ stand, a ready-made lunch or dinner.

Kaleb tells us that now is the time to stock up on his sustainably-caught wild Alaskan salmon. A freshly grilled wrap is a great way taste it.

Mesa Forge and Farm has an improved selection of Plum Daisy’s award winning jam, nestled next to the wildflower honey and pumpkins of all shapes and sizes.

The Glenwood Springs Farmers Market is open 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday in front of Rite-Aid on Grand Avenue.

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