Latest News – August 18

Can Grandma’s Recipe Hold Up in Saguache Today?

Have you cooked up your entry for the Recipe Contest at the 4th Street Food Store in downtown Saguache Today?

A pinch of this and a smidge of that is what it will take to win today's recipe contest at the 4th Street Food Store in downtown Saguache.

A pinch of this and a smidge of that is what it will take to win today’s recipe contest at the 4th Street Food Store in downtown Saguache.

Well, you’d better get busy because the 4th Street Food Store invites one and all to share in a Pot Luck of your favorite recipe in Saguache Today, August 18th at two o’clock.

A “People’s Choice” recipe winner will receive a $25 gift certificate! Recipes entered must use at least one or two products offered at the 4th Street Food Store. A typed or written copy of the recipe should also be submitted to share with others.

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Fresh Produce Coming to Saguache on Friday!

As summer starts to wind down, so does the bountiful harvest of fresh fruits and vegetable! So be sure to stock up tomorrow as the 4th Street Food Store continues with its Friday delivery of great local produce. 

From Summer Squash to Organic Cherries, the re's fresh fruits and vegetables delivered to the 4th Street Food Store every Friday! Come and get it! Photo: Saguache Works.

From Summer Squash to Organic Cherries, the fresh fruits and vegetables delivered to the 4th Street Food Store every Friday! Come and get it! Photo: Saguache Works.

The 4th Street Food Store is pleased to announce that weekly Friday deliveries continue this week from a variety of growers.   

Fruits and vegetables are available in the store, by the pound or piece, and they also take orders for cases or partial cases of individual items at bargain prices.  Check with the 4th Street Food Store on Mondays or Tuesdays for availability and prices through the season. 

The Food Store also receives fresh local produce every Friday from their partners with the Valley Roots Food Hub based in Mosca.   Local potatoes, tomatoes, salad greens, spinach and mushrooms are among the items currently available, in addition, of course, to meats, poultry, dairy and eggs. 

The weekly truck arrives with more food to re-stock the shelves at the 4th Street Food Store in Saguache. Photo: Lynn Nowiskee/Saguache Today.

The weekly truck arrives with more food to re-stock the shelves at the 4th Street Food Store in Saguache. Photo: Lynn Nowiskee/Saguache Today.

A nonprofit project of Saguache Works, the 4th Street Food Store is committed to making fresh, healthy foods available and affordable to area residents. 

In partnership with LiveWell Colorado and the Double Up Colorado program, those eligible for SNAP benefits also will receive up to $20 worth of free Colorado produce for every $20 they spend at the 4th Street Food Store.   

Please call 719-655-0216 for more information, or to place an order, or just come visit us at 404 4th Street in downtown Saguache.

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