DENVER (AP) — Colorado’s governor and agriculture commissioner are sitting down with some Colorado chefs Wednesday for a gourmet lunch made of all Colorado products.
Gov. John Hickenlooper and Secretary John Salazar will be dining on roasted beets, Colorado lamb and a dessert of smoked peaches.READ MORE: Dentist's Office Catches Fire In Greenwood Village
The lunch also includes tomatoes and rhubarb from Boulder; grapes from Burlington; roasted green chiles from Colorado Springs; onions and scallions from Fort Collins; and lettuce and greens from Frisco and Vail.READ MORE: Experts Say To Water Landscaping As Colorado Faces Abnormal Warm And Dry Spell: 'If Roots Don't Get Moisture, They Die'
The luncheon at the History Colorado Center isn’t open to the public. The officials have invited farmers, chefs and journalists to highlight homegrown produce.
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