DiSanti Farms is a prominent farm on the St. Charles Mesa east of Pueblo, and one of more than 34,000 farms in Colorado. Sara (DiSanti) Genova grew up on that family farm and she’s part of a growing female farmer population.
There are 2.1 million farms in the United States, with 14.1 percent of those being run by females. Women comprise 30 percent of all farmers when up to three operators per farm are included, as with DiSanti Farms, where Genova shares duties with her three brothers and her mother, RoseAnn. Her father, Jim, passed away three months ago.
Genova was one of five Colorado farmers who were on the panel for Read More
Visit the Pueblo Chile Display while at the Colorado State Fair. The display is located in the Colorado Building and features a large variety of peppers available to sample.
Celebrate Pueblo Chile Day with us September 2nd at the Colorado State Fair.
The 23rd Annual Chile & Frijoles Festival Presented By Loaf ‘N Jug is right around the corner. The savory aroma of roasting chilies signals summer’s end. Join us as we celebrate the harvest of the Pueblo Chile, September 22-24, 2017.
Every year, thousands pay homage to the Pueblo chile. The event features music‚ arts and crafts‚ cooking competitions and chilies‚ chilies‚ chilies. Held downtown along Union Avenue‚ it draws Pueblo residents as well as people from across the state and around the nation.
Location: Union Avenue Historic District, Pueblo, CO 81003
Friday, September 22nd – 3pm to Midnight
Saturday, September 23rd – 10am to Midnight
Sunday, September 24th – 10am to Read More
They’ve got their own Growers’ Association. They have a festival of their own: The Chile & Frijoles Festival. They have their own supermarkets: Colorado Whole Foods Market locations dumped Hatch chiles and replaced them with Pueblo chiles. And governor John Hickenlooper has even designated the last Saturday of the Colorado State Fair as Pueblo Chile Day.
History and Plant Development
That’s called Getting Famous Fast. Although a type of mirasol chile has been grown in the Pueblo area for more than a hundred years, the current craze for the Pueblo chile began in 1992. That’s when Dr. Michael Bartolo, an extension vegetable crops specialist and associate professor at Colorado State Read More
To celebrate the spring planting season, the Visit Pueblo Convention and Visitors Bureau puts on the Spice Up Spring Pueblo Chile Recipe Competition. Local restaurants craft unique culinary delights with the sole criteria being that their one-0f-a-kind recipe must feature Certified Pueblo Chile. Delectable dishes from the 2017 Spice Up Spring Competition included Pueblo-Chile-inflused bagels, macaroons, cheeseballs, artichoke dip, Mexican fruit cups, and more! Among some of the most creative dishes were Colorado Lamb Lollies with Citrus Mint from Brues Alehouse, Pueblo Chile Potato & Bacon Rose by Wine Down By the River, and Chile Chicken Cordon Bleu from Peppers at Milberger Farms, to name a few.
The winning appetizer Read More