Salida StudioTour – GILMORE VAN STONE, JR.

by Mike Rosso Since 2009, art fans have had an opportunity to meet Salida artists and craftspersons in their working studios, thanks to the Salida Studio Tour. Every other year, artists open their doors to the public for a chance to watch the artists at work, discuss techniques and view private displays of art. Among …

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What does it mean to buy local?

Hal Walter
Let’s just start by saying I rarely join anything. I tend to march to the beat of my own drum, color outside the lines, work independently, etc.

And that’s why it’s odd to suddenly find myself on the board of the local farmer’s market.

Over the winter I was approached about being on the Westcliffe Farmer’s Market board. Board member Kristie Nackord noticed I have supported the market over the years, have an interest in local and organic foods, and that the market had inadvertently become my surrogate social life every Thursday last summer.

Would I consider being on the board?

Well, why not?

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