Although it seems like those seeds and tiny plants just went into the ground, harvest season is almost upon us. It’s amazing how quickly the fields change from one week to the next in Colorado’s wild weather. For proof, just take a look at this short collection of photos taken in the same cantaloupe field, […]
Watch this video news story from KDVR Fox 31 about this year’s Rocky Ford Cantaloupe™ harvest and our commitment to safety. Here’s an excerpt, “When a consumer walks into the store they know they’re getting the safest, freshest quality cantaloupe that they can purchase anywhere,” said Eric Hanagan, one of many growers that make up […]
Please check out our new TV commercial that’s airing locally in the Rocky Ford area and throughout southern Colorado. You may recognize some of our growers!
Just a note to any of our friends who would like to purchase our delicious Rocky Ford Cantaloupes™ direct from us. Knapp Farms, one of our grower members, is selling 4-packs and 40 lb. boxes (9 cantaloupes), and will ship via 2-3 day USPS. For more information, pricing, and to place an order, please contact […]
Congratulations to Chef Chris Meier who won The 2nd Annual 16th Street Mall Rocky Ford Cantaloupe™ Creations Cook-Off with his amazing Glazed Pork Tenderloin with Cantaloupe “Molasses” and Cantaloupe “Kimchee” and Seared Sea Scallop with Cantaloupe Relish and Cantaloupe “Caviar” and Rocky Ford Cantaloupe Fizz Culinary Cocktail. If you missed out on tasting Chef Meier’s […]
The Rocky Ford Growers Association is very fortunate to have weathered the 2011 crisis that so deeply impacted our growers and the cantaloupe industry. When we began last year, 2012, we did so with uncertainty and trepidation. The crisis was still fresh in everyone’s mind. We didn’t know how the year would turn out. But […]
Check out this story about us from the January/February 2013 issue of USDA’s Rural Cooperatives magazine. Here’s an excerpt: “There are no better cantaloupes than those grown around Rocky Ford, in southeastern Colorado, most consumers in Colorado and surrounding states will tell you. They say the melons are well worth waiting for until they ripen…”