It’s the perfect time to enjoy all the fall fun happening at Pueblo’s local farms. Enjoy pumpkins, hay rides, corn mazes and many other activities all happening at local farms. For more information about events happening a specific farms follow along on our Facebook Page.
The Greater Pueblo Chamber of Commerce was proudly presented with The Governor’s Award for Outstanding Community Tourism Initiative this past weekend during the 2019 Colorado Governor’s Tourism Conference, hosted by the Colorado Tourism Office.
The award acknowledges an activity, event, or project undertaken by a community or region to promote tourism in Colorado, with the following criteria:
- Well received by market constituents
- Utilizes coalitions and/or partnerships
- Demonstrates creativity and innovation
- Contributes to tourism and economy in community/region/state
This year marked the 25th year of the Pueblo Chile & Frijoles Festival, which has enjoyed continued growth and substantial economic impact for the Southern Colorado region.
The rising popularity of Pueblo’s famous crop, the Pueblo Chile, has been stoked Read More
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis says his state’s Pueblo chiles are the best — which got him roasted by New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham.
The heat is rising in a tiff between the governors of Colorado and New Mexico, and it’s all because of chile peppers.
It started on Saturday when Colorado Gov. Jared Polis (D) posted a message on Facebook bragging that his state’s Pueblo chiles would soon be sold in Whole Foods Markets in Colorado, Kansas, Idaho and Utah.
Polis also burned neighboring state New Mexico in the process:
“New Mexico stores will unfortunately not be offering the best chile and will instead keep offering inferior New Mexico chile.”
Polis continued his Read More
Whole Food Markets selling Pueblo Chile at their stores in some Rocky Mountain states replacing Hatch Chile!
That Whole Foods Markets replaced Hatch Chile at many of their stores is great news for local farms and Pueblo’s reputation as the Chile producing capitol of Colorado. The closest store from Pueblo, however is in Colorado Springs, but locals know it’s a short drive to the county to buy Chile from local farms and other local venues where they can stock up on freshly roasted chile every fall and frozen chile the rest of the year.
While Whole Foods says Pueblo Chile to is a hot item at their stores in the Rocky Mountain Region, Read More