Earth’s Garden ‘veganizes’ classic foods – The Durango Herald

Earth’s Backyard ‘veganizes’ traditional meals – The Durango Herald

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Proprietor Kim Böes Keim sells her vegan treats each Saturday at Durango Farmers Market

On the Durango Farmers Market, Earth’s Backyard sells vegan goodies like smoked, salted, double chocolate chip cookies; lemon shortbread cookies; pistachio shortbread cookies; gingersnaps; contemporary lemonade; zesty dill pickles; peppered fudge brownies and extra. (Courtesy of Kim Böes Keim)

Kim Böes Keim moved to Durango with the intention of beginning her personal vegan meals enterprise. As soon as knowledgeable caterer in Austin and skilled by a Le Cordon Bleu chef, Böes Keim has excessive expectations for style and noticed a scarcity of scrumptious vegan choices available in the market.

In 2015, she adopted the vegan way of life due to the well being advantages, her love of animals and care for the surroundings. In fall 2021, Böes Keim began Earth’s Backyard with the assistance of her husband, sister and son.

On the Durango Farmers Market, Earth’s Backyard sells vegan goodies together with smoked, salted, double chocolate chip cookies; lemon shortbread cookies; pistachio shortbread cookies; gingersnaps; contemporary lemonade; zesty dill pickles; peppered fudge brownies and extra.

“Every part that I promote is my favourite,” Böes Keim mentioned.

Elements in her goodies are regionally sourced as usually as attainable. Böes Keim says she will get a lot of her elements from the Durango Farmers Market and Southwest Farm Recent Cooperative (an internet market), and if she should store at grocery shops, she tries to stay to Pure Grocers and Nature’s Oasis.

Böes Keim says Earth’s Backyard treats are meals that everyone can take pleasure in.

“Nobody will discover that it’s vegan. I take the classics individuals love and ‘veganize’ them to the purpose the place it’s satisfying,” she mentioned.

However simply in case, she likes to offer samples so people know what they’re shopping for, she mentioned.

Böes Keim doesn’t have grand plans of progress for the enterprise, as she mentioned she’s already been a full-time caterer.

“I simply need to have the ability to join with my group, share my love of meals and assist individuals be more healthy with compassionate delicacies,” she mentioned.

However Böes Keim does have curiosity in beginning a meals truck with Earth’s Backyard and dealing with different native companies which have related community-focused, vegan targets. Within the fall, Böes Keim plans to host tamale and different cooking workshops that showcase staple elements for vegan cooking.

Earth’s Backyard can be on the Durango Farmers Market each Saturday by the season.

kpercival@durangoherald.com

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