Churning Dreams into Cheesemaking Business: How Avalanche Cheese Company Got Its Start

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Wendy Mitchell, owner of Avalanche Cheese Company, could have never imagined a life as an artisan cheesemaker. “I was a city girl who grew up in Houston,” she recalls. If cheesemaking wasn’t enough of a stretch of the imagination, Wendy most certainly never envisioned owning and caring for more than 200 dairy goats. Posing the […]

Q&A with Peter & Patty Duke, Founders of Point6

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Peter & Patty Duke know wool. Even more specifically, merino wool. The husband and wife team launched SmartWool but later sold it before starting their newest venture, Point6. They picked up the mantle of leadership again and took the sock design movement forward. Point6 is headquartered in Steamboat Springs, CO and sticks with the mission […]

Profile: Denver’s Central Bistro

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Dotted with vintage pieces from Denver’s past, Central Bistro is a true community eatery. Its famous “HOT” sign frames the kitchen entrance – a relic from the once great Regency Hotel where both Elvis and the Pope spent a Denver night. The Central Street restaurant offers patrons unpretentious gourmet dishes and a long list of […]

Video + Q&A Founder Keen One Quinoa

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Chance to win the entire Keen One Quinoa product line! 1. Like Catch Carri on Facebook. 2. Share this post! 3. Email and tell us your favorite health tip. (Emails kept private and are used so we can notify the winners). Q&A with founder of Keen One Quinoa, Christoper Algea,who has found a way to make quinoa simple.  Even […]

Video Interview: Founder of Cappellos (Gluten Free, Grain Free) + Chance to Win

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Chance to win the entire Cappellos product line! Fettuccine, Gnocchi, Lasagna, Cookie Dough) 1. Like Catch Carri on Facebook. 2. Share this post! 3. Email and tell us your favorite health tip. (Emails kept private and are used so we can notify the winners). We chat with the owners of Cappellos. For those who aren’t familar, this is a take […]

Nine Products Made in Colorado

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Buying local has never been so tasty.  And it’s becoming easier than ever as more Colorado entrepreneurs create culinary delights taking over store shelves across the front range. We set out to find a bounty of nine products rooted in the Centennial State. The spread includes cowgirl popcorn, gourmet peanuts, innovative ice cream flavors and sausage made […]

Colorado Start-up Pakems Launches Kickstarter Campaign Featuring Denver Broncos

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One of my favorite Colorado companies is Pakems- a stylish, lightweight, warm and packable shoe for post slopes. Check out the interview with the founder here.   The company is  launching a Kickstarter campaign to produce a new shoe called the Mile High Pakems, which play homage to the Broncos sporting a blue and orange. It’s not just […]

Video + Q&A with Founder of Missy J’s Candies


Made with vegan carob chips, Missy J’s candies won’t leave your blood sugar spiked. The treats, which are also free of wheat, refined sugars, GMOS’s, and caffeine, are created by Jodi Feinhor-Dennis who was on a quest to develop a sweet treat she could enjoy without sacrificing her well being. Flavors include carob cups (peanut […]

Catch Carri at Le Jardin Secret for USA Today


Spending your Saturday afternoon at the farmer’s market is a common routine for Denver residents, but what if I told you that there had been a very cool and secret farmer’s market going on all summer that offered top of the line products? Le Jardin Secret was an under-the-radar market that came onto the scene […]

Q&A with founders of Bespoke Pedaler

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A hip new bike boutique has opened in the South Platte neighborhood. Inside the Bespoke Pedaler you will find clothing and accessories focused on the urban bicyclist. Bottom line – find clothes that are bike friendly and still cute enough to wear into the office. We catch up with owners Emily Hogle and Rick Evans, who […]