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Bear’s Backyard Grill is for sale. Who wants it? Who should have it? How?

Bear's Backyard Grill burst onto the Northern Colorado food scene in June of 2014 and served thousands of satisfied customers at food truck rallies, birthday parties and weddings, company picnics, and all kinds of other special events by the end of 2015, when we discontinued operations. Burn hot, burn bright, burn out - like a shooting star!

For me (founder Curt Bear), making a small business out of my passion for food was a good way to risk falling out of love with both, and so I chose to...

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Matilda is For Sale – Writing the Next Chapter of Bear’s Backyard!

With the publishing of this blog post, and a related Craigslist posting, Matilda will be for sale and we'll have officially begun writing the next chapter in the story of Bear's Backyard. Most of you know already that Bear's Backyard has been hibernating, founder Curt Bear is focused on his two other businesses, and is working to develop the right transition plan for the long-term future of the business. Many ask why, with such a great early following, Curt decided to move on. The ...

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What’s Up with Bear’s Backyard Grill?

Bear’s Backyard has had a heck of a ride! Although we’re still hibernating, this seems a good time to let our fans know what’s the haps with our little mobile food business. We’ve grown to be one of the best-loved food trucks in Northern Colorado, and enjoyed hundreds of special moments with our clients and friends. And why not, it’s a Backyard Party in a Box! To let y’all know where we’re going, it’s probably best to share a bit about how we got here.

Bear’s Backyard ...

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SXSW Festival with Nomad Street Cuisine

From left to right: Burro Grilled Cheese, Ms. P's Electric Cock, Nomad Street Cuisine, and Garbo's Main Lobster Rolls.

On the road headed back to Colorado, headed into a beautiful Texas sunset. Lubbock again tonight it seems, with another long day of driving tomorrow. Though it will be good to get home, it was a splendid adventure, and a successful one. Quite an undertaking this has been - one the longest sustained physical and intellectual efforts I've ever made, and it's not even my...

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Saying “Thank You”

Bear's Backyard served two catered events yesterday, and I think by describing them I'll get a start on what I'm trying to say to all of those who have supported us this past year.

The Crossing, a church located on the corner of Shields and Horsetooth in Fort Collins ( is approaching it's 5th year in Fort Collins, and has grown to a membership of over 200. Head pastor, Aaron Santini, shepherds alongside a pair of other pastors and a group of unpaid volunteers who...

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