There was a line down South Main Street as community members gathered for the Gunnison Producers Guild plant sale last Saturday. Everything from fresh produce to vegetables, house plants and seed starters were ripe for the picking just in time for growing season in the valley. Goods were provided from local producers including Iola Valley Farm, Calder Farm, Mountain Roots Food Project and Gunnison Gardens, scenes from which are pictured here.
When the first school bell rings in August for Gunnison Watershed RE1J School District’s fall semester, all three Gunnison-based schools will be under new leadership, as the principals for Gunnison Elementary School (GES) , Gunnison Middle School (GMS) and Gunnison High School (GHS) have decided to take on new roles.
Scouts BSA Troop 476 practiced their flag etiquette skills in preparation for putting up cemetery flags, veterans’ flags, and Main Street flags this coming weekend. Members Charlie Zeiter and Kade Jones concentrate on getting the flag folds just right, as Senior Patrol Leader Jonathan Robinson inspects.
An addition to the sign at the front of Garlic Mike’s reads “Open for Take Out” in 14-inch letters and from the front, the windows are dark and the restaurant looks closed. But inside, the team was busy on Monday preparing enough roasted garlic chicken, potatoes and vegetables to feed 300 people. And at the back door on Tuesday, Sasha Legere and Trisha Langenfeld of Mountain Roots are busy transferring 75 family suppers into the Mountain Roots van. By dinnertime, the savory meals will be delivered to the doorsteps of families throughout the Gunnison Valley.