Slideshow: Market Tour: Meet Ploughboy, Colorado's All-Local Market

Organic Tomatoes
Organic Tomatoes

A vibrant jumble of vine-ripe tomatoes from Nicholas Farms, in Pueblo, CO.

Spice Blends
Spice Blends

Candelaria's seasoning packets are engineered for flavoring Southwestern staples, like tacos, salsas, fajitas, and burritos. Each has a base of chilies, onions, and sea salt.

Fresh herbs
Fresh herbs

Bright, leafy basil take center stage in a display of prepared coleslaws and tapenades from Ploughboy's deli.

Olathe Sweet Corn
Olathe Sweet Corn

The small town of Olathe is known for its non-GMO sweet corn (.40ยข). They even host an annual Sweet Corn Festival that has drawn entertainers like LeAnn Rimes and Styx—not bad for a town with a population just under 2,000!

Acorn Squash
Acorn Squash

Though most of us probably think of acorn squash as a winter squash, they're actually in the same family as summer squash varieties, like zucchini. Try 'em roasted and glazed!

Onions
Onions

Onions, squash, and potatoes are among the limited range of fresh produce that Ploughboy is able to provide during the winter months.

Beets
Beets

Did you know that Colorado is beet country? These guys are your ordinary roasting variety, but their cousin, the sugar beet, is one of Colorado's largest cash crops.

Bell Peppers
Bell Peppers

A variety of organic bell peppers on display from Ollin Farms, in Lakewood.

Fernandez Chile
Fernandez Chile

Products ranging from corn husks to chili rojo from Fernandez Chile Company, based in Alamosa, CO, on display.

Dried Chilies
Dried Chilies

Tied bundles of dried chilies, ripe for the picking!

Mountain Mama Flour
Mountain Mama Flour

Even the most basic of ingredients is sold local and in bulk at Ploughboy.

Blue Bird Flour
Blue Bird Flour

Make that two different options...

Dried Pastas
Dried Pastas

A wide selection of dried pastas from Joe Bella Vita Pasta Company.

Meat!
Meat!

From prepared sausages and patties to fresh steaks, Ploughboy relies heavily on its proteins in the winter months, when fresh, local produce is scarce.

Prepared Foods
Prepared Foods

In addition to their ready-to-eat deli foods, which are all prepared in-house, the market has a selection of refrigerated items ranging from locally produced pizza crusts to burritos.

Dairy
Dairy

To keep their operation as sustainable as possible, the milk jars are reused and recycled whenever possible.