Monthly Archives: February 2014

Monthly Archives: February 2014

Dr. Carver & The Peanut

Today is the last day of Black History Month. Let’s take a look at a Black History Month staple, Dr. George Washington Carver and his contributions to the organic farming world. Dr. George Washington Carver’s agricultural research into peanuts and soybeans is legendary. His research was used to help poor farmers grow these alternative crops […]

Who Do You Love?

Valentine’s Day, Stout Month, and Black History Month! How do you connect these wonderful things that happen in February? Well, MCG, being a true Colorado company, loves (Valentine’s Day Reference) craft beer. Mountain Sun Brewery, a great local pub, celebrates Stout Month every February and we love to grab a pint and participate. But, how […]

Black History Month – Historic 5

February is Black History Month! The Colorado political scene is currently experiencing a black ‘first’ in the state legislature. But, before we take a look at the present, let’s take a moment to look at the past. 1895 – Joseph H. Stuart was the first African American to hold office in Colorado. He was elected […]