Savor the San Juans: Local Foods, Local Chefs, Local Homes

Save the Date!
September 10th 2017!

Local Foods

Farmers Bob and Roxi Lane of Dayspring Farm in Olathe, CO.  Dayspring’s lavender and grass raised beef were showcased in 2013!

Local Chefs

Chef Janice Wheeler of Pine Cone Catering Co. was a featured chef in 2014!



Savor the San Juans  on Sunday, September 10th 2017


The Montrose Community Foundation and Valley Food Partnership invite you to savor the flavor of the Western Slope during this 4th annual home and chef showcase. Tour your way through one-of-a-kind properties whose luxurious kitchens will host area chefs! These culinary masters will be preparing delectable tastes from the bounty of local farms!

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Proceeds from the event benefit the work of the Montrose Community Foundation and Valley Food Partnership


Tour homes in any order from
Taste seasonal creations from a featured Western Slope farm created by local chefs in each kitchen!
Toast the Tour featuring local wine, beer, cider, and desserts.

Savor the San Juans showcases the regional craftsmanship that is as beautiful and vibrant as the landscape from which it originates. Thank you to the many local businesses that are participated in 2016.

If you would like to participate in this years Savor the San Juans contact us to learn more.

Drink Selections provided by:

Two Rascals Brewing Company is a micro-brewery that produces fine handcrafted beers in small batches utilizing fresh ingredients and local hops. Join us for a pint Tuesday-Thursday, 4pm-9pm;Friday-Saturday, 1pm-10pm; and Sunday 1pm-8pm. (970)249-8689,147 N. 1st Street Montrose,

Delicious Orchards and Big B’s Juices Our mission is to make the HIGHEST QUALITY, best tasting, local and organic juices and beverages.  Our aim is to support sustainable agriculture while having a positive impact on our COMMUNITY. We offer organic produce, meat, juices and hard cider, wine, crafts and yarn. (970) 872-3065, 386 High Street  Hotchkiss

Mountain View Winery – Located just west of Olathe, the winery creates red, white, and orchard wines. A tasting room, winery tour, wine club, and custom labeling are available as well as pick your own fruit and asparagus. Open year round for tastings and tours Mon-Sat (970) 323-6816

Garrett Estate Cellars – Family owned vineyard and winery producing simple, crisp and clean varrietals of Colorado-grown red and white wine. Savor our wine at  53716 Falcon Road., Olathe, CO 81425 (970) 901-5919;

West Elks AVA – Representing ten wineries, the West Elks American Viticulture Area spreads through Delta County on the Western Slope and boast some of the highest vineyards in North America. Meet the vitners and tour during the North Fork Uncorked annual June event and the West Elks Wine Trail in August.;

Dessert Selections Provided by:

Backstreet Bagel- Experience a blend of New York and Colorado in this family owned breakfast and lunch hot spot. Come enjoy authentic bagels pastries and espresso! 127 N. Townsend 970.240.3675

Cindy Cakes- We make custom cakes and cupcakes for all occasions.Our specialities include our unique designs and our frosting flavors. Please feel free to contact me at 602-920-1215  or by email at To see examples of our work go to Cindy Cakes on Facebook..

DadS Patchwork Farm-We are a Colorado proud bakery using products grown on our farm. We have a garden and orchards with an on-farm market selling delicious baked goods, and naturally produced vegetables and meat. We also offer catering. (970) 249-9556,

Daily Bread Bakery and Café We are local owners and operators of a farm and ranch and have owned and operated the Daily Bread Bakery & Cafe for 25 years. Thus we have a continual supply of locally grown products that we use for catering and to make wonderfully fresh soups, salads and meals for our guests daily. Serving breakfast and lunch in downtown Montrose Monday-Saturday from 7am- 4pm. 346 E. Main St. (970)249-8444

Dayspring Farm- We are 4th generation Western Colorado farmers. We are committed to a more natural and compassionate approach to farming and ranching. Our sustainable practices result in good stewardship of the land and delicious products. (970)323-0204,

Hartman Gardens/ Great Harvest Bread Co. Hartman Gardens is a small, family-owned garden and orchard near Montrose, Colorado. Fresh preserves are made in our canning kitchen the old-fashioned way—one small batch at a time. All of our jellies, jams, conserves and syrups are made from fruit we pick from our own trees, vines and bushes and collect from neighboring farms. 16379 6300 Rd.
Montrose, CO 81401 Phone: 970-249-3120

Lighthouse Coffee Shoppe- We pour smiles at 6:15am and all day long! Enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner, appetizers, soups and desserts, and lots of hot and cold drink choices. MOOSEY ON IN and find out why folks love our food and our special atmosphere. 1047 N. 1st Street  Montrose. (970) 773-5272

Mouses’ Chocolates- We are a small family of chocolatiers and coffee roasters. We use only the finest Belgian chocolate and make everything by hand.  Stop by if you are in the neighborhood.  520 Main Street Ouray, (970)325-7285,

Poppas Corn at Tiffany, etc. We provide the world with popcorn for the holiday season and year round. This butter toffee, nut-laced, crunchy popcorn concoction is made from the original secret recipe. Taste for yourself the heritage, quality and love passed on from our family to yours. (970)249-3529

Toffee Tree Girl My delicious almond toffee is hand dipped in chocolate and made to order. Everyone will enjoy this creation made with care, by me. Yummy! To order please call (970) 424-6267.

Buckhorn Gardens Growing greens throughout the winter and summer, our vegetables are packed with flavor and nutrition. We grow dozens of varieties of tomatoes, potatoes, onions, peppers, eggplants, celery, carrots, herbs, squash, cucumbers, Asian greens, and much more. (970) 240-8715,,

Circle A Garden Located just south of Montrose, our 3 acre farm has been dedicated to growing the freshest and best tasting produce without the use of harmful synthetic fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides for over 30 years. We feed the soil, the soil feeds the plants, the plants feed us. CSA membership available. (970)249.9725,,

City Farm is a family owned and operated business based in Montrose, Colorado. Hydroponically grown plants can provide herbs, vegetables and fruits twelve months a year. Growing conditions in this environment provide for a superb natural product. (970)209-2234,

Divine Fish & Meat offers only the best quality meat and fish with an emphasis on sustainability. At DIVINE, fresh fish is always fresh… NOT frozen then thawed. Look for grouper, live Lobster, sashimi grade fish, walleye, salmon, opah, oysters and more! DIVINE’s carries lamb, pork, poultry, sausage and beef including USDA Prime, Wagyu, and Colorado grown. Online orders receive a 10% discount. Open Mon- Fri 10:30AM-5:30PM Sat 10:30AM-4:00PM 25 N Willerup Ave, Montrose, CO 81401 (970) 249-0866

High Desert Seed & Garden produces fresh veggies and seeds for the region. We are working to develop and save seed that is adapted to mountain desert regions, for farmers and gardeners to maintain biological diversity and regional resiliency. We strive to provide nutrient rich food that meets high standards of taste and quality. Located at 22764 Hwy 550S (970)275-3409

Kinikin Processing, LLC has a brand new facility located just off the San Juan Bypass at 1032 64.50 Rd. Our facility offers retail meats, freshly made sandwiches, and custom meat processing. We offer quality products and customer satisfaction all provided with the highest sanitation standards and food safety in mind; products include, beef, pork, lamb, and wild game. Come check us out Mon-Fri 7am-430 (970)240-4329

Macario’s Farm A family farm, we value being part of Western Slope community.  We aim to provide delicious fruits and vegetable at great prices.( 970)275-8158

Mattics Orchard The Mattics family has been growing fresh fruits and vegetables southwest of Olathe since 1961. We utilize agricultural practices promoting environmental stewardship and are committed to providing high quality local produce.  No matter the variety, the produce grown at Mattics Orchards is ample, fresh and full of flavor. (970)323-5657,,

Milk and Honey Homestead provides organic grass fed, non GMO, raw milk shares. We provide milk year round with our easy self-serve pick up. We also offer grass fed beef, milk-fed pork, and in-season garden vegetables and fruits. (970)417-7506,14231 6000 Rd Montrose, CO

Rocking W Cheese and Milk is FARMSTEAD ARTISIAN meaning the milk from which it is made comes from the family’s own dairy cows within 24 hours of milking – thus ensuring supreme freshness.  We produce a variety of cheeses, milk and even ice cream! (970)323-5994,,

Wags World Orchards serves wholesale and retail consumers with a mission to provide the highest quality, best tasting products at a reasonable market price. Our orchards safely grow superior fruits and vegetables, specializing in cherries, peaches, apples, plums, nectarines tomatoes, raw honey and more! (970)778-5327, 20553 Nowhere Road Eckert, CO

Alpine Floral, Inc. is a local Montrose, CO florist that has been delivering courteous and professional service, along with the highest quality floral and gift items for since 1971. As your personal florist, we are fully-committed to giving you the best service possible and 100% customer satisfaction with a smile! (970) 249-3545, 1414 Hawk Pkwy., Unit G

Dahlia Floral Design is a full service flower shop, offering beautiful and affordable floral arrangements for any occasion. No matter the need or the cost, our flowers and customer service are among the best in Colorado. We work with local growers and Fair-Trade farms all over the world to bring you a unique selection of long lasting flowers. (970) 417-4352431,  East Main Street

Tiffany etc. is truly a downtown Montrose shopping experience. We offer an eclectic variety of art, furniture, interior décor, accessories, bath & body fragrances, children’s gifts, and so much more! Redecorate your home or find that perfect gift at Tiffany, etc. 439 Main Street, (970) 249-7877

Interior Design Concepts is an interior design company. Kathy Woodruff the owner has  been in the design business for more than 30 years. Whether your project is new construction or a one room remodel,let Kathy and her staff help transform your home or place of business. We can coordinate floor finishes, window coverings, paint colors, cabinet design, and so much more. We would love to help create the living space of your dreams. Call us for your free 30 minute design consultation at (970) 249-1009 or (970) 275-5504

Heirlooms for Hospice, an upscale resale store, is a special part of the community. Staffed primarily by volunteers who buff, polish, clean and repair treasures donated by our generous community. All proceeds support the mission of HopeWest, which provides support for those facing serious illness and grief. The store features exceptional merchandise including fine jewelry, beautiful furniture, home décor, gently used clothing and antiques. (970) 252-3648,435 East Main Street

Fabula opened in the Fall of 2012, and is owned by Sonja Horn. We sell unique gifts, kitchen accessories, home decor and children’s toys. Our primary goal is provide excellent customer service, and have good quality merchandise that appeals to our customers. We are able to special order items from many different suppliers, and would love to help you find the perfect item.(970) 765-2274,  317 East Main Street

Altrusa International of Montrose- Altrusa is part of an international service organization whose highly decorated tables have been a draw for the annual spring luncheon for decades. This event is Saturday, March 12, 2016. Find holiday baskets and centerpieces at the Autumn Affair, November 7, 2015.
Aqua Studio- Aqua Studio can assist in any phase of home or commercial design from new construction and remodel to design consultation and furnishings. Come by the studio to see our selection of new and vintage furniture, lighting, and accessories and find out how we can help make your space look fabulous! 432 E. Main St. 970-615-7280