Local Agriculture, Art and More
Locally Grown MeatDo you own or know of a Farm/Ranch that sells Locally Grown Meat that isn’t listed here? Contact us and tell us about it!
10754 County Rd 3.1, Pritchett
Naturally lean and tender, Everett Beef is locally grown and fed in Baca County by the Everett family. Antiobiotic and hormone free. USDA inspected. Whole, halves, quarters, bundles and individual cuts available. Princes include product, processing, and local delivery. Non-local delivery can be arranged. Call for orders.
(719) 267-4868, firstname.lastname@example.org
Beef jerky of many different flavors and fruit jerky
Cedar Glen Sheep Farms
34450 Hwy 167, Fowler
(719) 263-4325 (call first)
Tours available by appointment.
On-farm sales: lamb (frozen, whole, half, quarter, retail packages). Live animals available for processing. USDA-Inspected. No antibiotics or growth hormones used. Custom processed, preordering. Delivery and shipping available. We also have raw wool and wool rovings.
Triple M Bar, Co
1.5 miles north of Manzanola on Hwy 207, 1331 Hwy 207
(719) 462-5255 (call first)
October – June (lamb meat season), daily – call for appointment
Tours available year round by appointment.
Triple M Bar Ranch lamb meat is all natural, which means we do not use growth hormones or anitbiotics. Our meat is lean and a good source of protein, vitamin b12, niacin, zinc, selenium, in addition to iron and riboflavin. A 3-ounce serving of lamb has approximately 175 calories and meets the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) definition of lean meat. According to the FDA guidelines, lean meat has less than 10 grams of fat, less than 4.5 grams of saturated fat, an dless than 95 milligrams of cholesterol per 100 grams or 3.5 ounces. When giving customers advice on how to prepare lamb, our motto is cook it “low and slow.”
On-farm sales: order online (e-mail), by telephone: lamb (frozen, whole, half, quarter). Minimum amount sold: quarter when delivering. USDA-Inspected. We do not use growth hormones or antibiotics. Lambs are pasture-fed. We provide tours and working vacations to help us with lambing. We also deliver and ship our meat. Delivery fees or shipping and handling fees apply.
Farmers MarketsDo you own or know of a Local Farmer’s Market that is not listed here? Contact us and tell us about it?
Otero CountyHanagan Farms
Hwy 50 and Rd. 24, about 1 mile west of Swink
July – October, Daily 9am – 6pm
On-farm sales: roadside market: apples, beets, bell peppers, cantaloupe, chili peppers, chilies – roasted, cucumbers, garlic, green beans, honeydew, okra, onions, peaches, pears, pickles, pinto beans, plums, potatoes, pumpkins, squash, sweet corn, tomatoes, watermelon, zucchini, black eyed peas, eggplant, cider, Christmas trees, honey, handcrafted gifts. U-pick at the farm. Wholesale and retail.
Knapp’s Farm Market
29742 Hwy 71, Rocky Ford
(719) 254-6265 July – October, Daily 8am – 7pm
On-farm sales: roadside market: beets, bell peppers, cabbage, cantaloupe, chili peppers, chilies – roasted, cucumbers, eggplant, garlic, green beans, herbs, okra, onions, peaches, pears, pinto beans, pumpkins, squash, sweet corn, tomatoes, watermelon, zucchini, honey.
2 miles east of Swink on Hwy 50, 28183 Road 24.5 (719) 469-0733
Mid July – Mid October, Daily 8am – 7pm
Roadside market: apples, beets, bell peppers, cantaloupe, cherries, chili peppers, chilies – roasted, cucumbers, eggplant, green beans, honeydew, okra, onions, peaches, pears, pickles, pinto beans, plums, potatoes, pumpkins, squash, sweet corn, tomatoes, watermelon, zucchini, cider, honey.
Mills Bros. Farm Market
2 1/4 miles west of Rocky Ford on Hwy 50, 16831 Hwy 50
Mid August – Mid to Late October, Monday – Saturday 8am – 6 or 7pm
Roadside market: bell peppers, cantaloupe, chili peppers, chilies – roasted, onions, pinto beans, squash, tomatoes, watermelon, honey. New crop pinto beans available year-round while supplies last. Call for availability of other fruits and vegetables.
O’Neal Produce LLC
17037 Hwy 50, Rocky Ford
August – May, Monday – Saturday 8am – 12pm, 1pm – 5pm
The Onion Shed (Arkansas Valley Produce) is at mile marker 366 west of Rocky Ford. Sweet onions “Rocky Mountain Delight.”
Hwy 50 and Market Street, west edge of Rocky Ford, 18975 Hwy 50
July 1 – October 15, Daily 8am – 7pm
Roadside market: apricots, beets, cabbage, cantaloupe, cherries, chili peppers, chilies – roasted, cucumbers, garlic, green beans, herbs, honeydew, lettuce, nectarines, okra, onions, peaches, pears, pickles, plums, potatoes, pumpkins, spinach, squash, sweet corn, tomatoes, watermelon, zucchini, 5 new varieties of specialty melons with tasting bar.
Scaff Brothers F & J Sauces
119 Harriet Avenue, La Junta
(719) 384-8598, email@example.com
Sauces, pickled vegetables, fruit preservers, and cobblers
Prowers CountyHanagan Farms
807 E. Olive, Lamar
July – October, Daily 9am – 6pm
On-farm sales: roadside market: apples, beets, bell peppers, cantaloupe, chili peppers, chilies – roasted, cucumbers, garlic, green beans, honeydew, okra, onions, peaches, pears, pickles, pinto beans, plums, potatoes, pumpkins, squash, sweet corn, tomatoes, watermelon, zucchini, black eyed peas, eggplant, cider, Christmas trees, honey, handcrafted gifts.
Local Goods and Antiques
Baca CountyThe Treasure Chest Mall
928 Main St
Springfield, CO 81073
719-523-6542 Garry and Eldonna
Main St (next door to Justa Stitchin)
Springfield, CO 81073
Myers Custom Saddles
9261 County Road CC, Las Animas
(719) 456-2541, saddles.tripod.com
Kiowa CountyHaswell Propane
403 Hwy 96, Haswell
1206 Maine Street, Eads
Thursday 10am-6pm, Friday and Saturday May – September, Friday October – December
A fun and funky assortment of new, used and handmade items from 20 local vendors.
Otero CountyPeace Academy Book Stop (at the Curio Cabinet) View on Map
106 West 1st Street, La Junta
(719) 469-8987, firstname.lastname@example.org
Hours: Monday – Friday, 10am – 6pm; Saturday 10am-2pm, and by appointment
Goods: New and used books. Gifts featuring local craftsmen, one-of-a-kind stained glass and unique ceramics. More than 20,000 bargain-priced books including paperbacks, hardcover, first editions, and out-of-print titles.
300 East 1st Street, Manzanola
(719) 469-1807, email@example.com
Hours: May – October: Monday – Saturday, 1pm – 6pm, Closed November – April
Valliant Trash-to-Treasures offers unique gifts and original art, as well as an assortment of vintage dolls, accessories and props; timeless kitchen decorations; quilts; vintage jewelry; antique furniture; and distinctive primitives. A Western Gallery features the original artwork of award winning artist and entertainer, Lance Valliant, who specializes in dimensional wire sculptures; rustic bird houses; cowboy and cowgirl stuff; and yard and patio art. The collection of “Purdy Bears” and animals are enchantingly handcrafted and each creature is designed with love and care.
Prowers CountyTouch of Class Antiques and Frame Shop
8319 County Road LL, Lamar
Shops at Historic SitesDo you know of a shop at a historic site that isn’t listed here? Contact us to let us know about it!
Baca CountyUnited States Forest Service
27162 US Hwy 287, Springfield
(719) 523-6591, www.fs.fed.us/r2/psicc/coma
Monday – Friday, 8am – 12pm, 1pm – 4:30pm
Books and local information
Bent CountyBoggsville Historic Site
Hwy 101, 2 miles south of Las Animas
(719) 456-1358, www.phsbc.info/boggs.htm
Daily Memorial Day – Labor Day, 10am-4pm; Wednesday – Sunday Labor Day – October 31, 10am – 4pm
A great selection of history books, children’s history books, children’s wooden toys, hats, and other gift items.
Kiowa CountySand Creek Massacre National Park Visitor Center
Hwy 287 and 7th Street, Eads
(719) 688-5583, www.nps.gov/sand
Otero CountyTrade Goods and Book Store at Bent’s Old Fort
35110 Hwy 194, La Junta
(719) 383-5010, www.nps.gov/beol
Daily June 1 – August 31, 8am – 5:30pm; daily September 1 – May 31, 9am – 4pm
The Trade Goods and Book Store at Bent’s Old Fort offers many of the same trade goods that were exchanged for bison robes and other peltries at the fort in 1846.
Koshare Indian Museum and Trading Post
115 West 18th Street, La Junta
(719) 384-4411, www.kosharehistory.org
Open daily 12pm – 5pm
United States Forest Service
1420 East Third Street, La Junta
(719) 384-2181, www.fs.fed.us/r2/psicc/coma
Monday – Friday 8am – 12pm, 1pm – 4:30pm
Prowers CountyColorado Welcome Center at Lamar
109 East Beech Street
Lamar, Colorado 81052
(719) 336-3483, www.colorado.com/LamarWelcomeCenter.aspx
Memorial Day to Labor Day: 8am–6pm; Labor Day to Memorial Day: 8am–5pm Closed: Major Holidays
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Baca CountyThe Crazy Iguana
27323 US Highway 287
Springfield, Co 81073
Open Tues-Sat 10am-6pm
Pottery, metal art, jewelry, lawn decor, local art, unique gifts
Bent CountyOld Trail Art Gallery
6th Street and Bent Avenue, Las Animas
Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 1pm-4pm
Established and managed by the Bent County Art Guild, the Old Trail Art Gallery features works by local artists.
Kiowa CountyArtists of the Plains
703 Wnsted, Eads
Local co-op art gallery displaying area talent in painting, drawing, woodwork, jewelry, woodturning and more. Majority of work depicts the area culture and history.
Las Animas CountyMesa de Maya Art Gallery 121 Williams Street, Branson
Prowers CountyShore Arts Center
115 South Main, Lamar