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JL Fields

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JL Fields is the founder and director of the Colorado Springs Vegan Cooking Academy and the author of several cookbooks, including Vegan Pressure Cooking and the forthcoming The Vegan Air Fryer. Fields is on the culinary arts faculty at the University of New Mexico-Taos, a newspaper dining critic, and host of a weekly radio program.

How Does Your Pikes Peak Garden Grow?

A New York transplant to Colorado Springs, I was a bit naive about local gardening. Let’s just say my early forays into deck gardening here at my second- floor...

Enter the Asian Pacific Market

I finally walked into the Asian Pacific Market last summer—nearly four years after moving to Colorado Springs. You’ve probably seen it yourself while heading out Platte Avenue to Powers...

DIY Vegetable Egg Rolls Recipe

Ever make your own Asian egg rolls? It's not as hard as you think. Our contributor and vegan chef paid a visit to the Asian Pacific Market and found...

Local Hard Cider: Cheers to Johnny Appleseed

John Chapman has been credited for the apple trees that popped up from the East to the Midwest, but what many don’t know is why. Hooch. To simplify history, the English...

3 Things You Might Not Know Are Going on in Colorado Springs

Looking for a chance to meet, network or just hang out with locally minded people? Here are three great options happening regularly around Colorado Springs: 1 Million Cups, #cstweetup...

Pollinate: Biennial Arts Festival Is Buzzing

The arts community is buzzing this month. Right now, Pollinate: Biennial Arts Festival, a creative collaboration is underway, centered around the theme of energy. In 2011, Jessica Hunter-Larsen was curating...

Rise of the Vegan Dive Bar

Out in the wild, burrowing owls are a little different from their wide-eyed, nocturnal relatives thanks to their preference for repurposing dens abandoned by small mammals, such as prairie...