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Josie Sexton

Josie Sexton is a contributor to 5280, where she covers topics ranging from gardening to home goods to dining destinations. In her nine-to-five, she works as a special projects editor for Virtuoso, the Magazine. Prior to this, she was the Denver Post’s food reporter and the editor of Eater Denver.

Josie grew up in Ohio and studied Spanish and international relations at The Ohio State University. She lived in Spain from 2010 to 2013 before finding home on Colorado’s Front Range. In 2022, she completed her master’s degree with Middlebury’s Bread Loaf School of English, and though she did not perfect her sourdough recipe while there, she did earn an MA in English literature with an emphasis on place-based storytelling. These days, when not traveling, she’s scouring flea markets and renovating a 1900 Denver square with her husband.

Articles By Josie Sexton

3 Outdoor Design Trends Heating Up in Denver This Summer

Online landscape design firm Yardzen shares some of their most-requested alfresco looks.

Denver Modern Shares Their Favorite Piece From Their Outdoor Collection

It’s a twist on the local furniture brand’s best seller.

Maker Chatti Brown Turns to Nature to Create Apothecary Products and Promote Healing

The owner of Remy & Rose crafts handmade soaps, salves, and floral bouquets out of her Wheat Ridge home.

Tran Wills’ Matriarch Mercantile Delivers Style With a Purpose

The Stanley Marketplace shop showcases women- and BIPOC-made kitchen wares, artwork, and gifts with superior style.

Ridgway Might Just Be Colorado’s Tiniest Foodie Town

The small town makes a big culinary play. 

Silver Plume’s Bread Bar Is Back

Four friends give the former Dram Apothecary tasting room new life.

Worth the Drive: Jessup Farm Artisan Village

Headed to Fort Collins this summer? Detour from Old Town and spend the day at this agrarian artisan village instead.

Last Call at Dram Apothecary

The Silver Plume-based bitters company shuttered its beloved bread bar. What’s next?

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