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Summer, in November? All signs say Drought ahead.

By On November 6, 2016

Well, it has certainly been a busy month, not that you could tell by all of the activity here on the blog and in the associated social media. Sarcasm aside, I wish… Read More

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Crossing the Threshold

By On August 16, 2016

Twenty three years ago, my best friend and I met each other at the end of an aisle, and after saying ‘I Do’ and the feasting and merriment finished, we newlyweds retired… Read More

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And so I pause

By On June 15, 2016

Farming. For me, when I think of farming, images that come to mind are of soil, fields of green waving to and fro as far as the eye can see from the… Read More

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By On May 30, 2013

I’m traveling this week. Since I bought my own small farm I am a homebody. I don’t leave for lengths of time very often. Such is the life of a farmer. Livestock… Read More

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Growing Community

By On May 23, 2013

Of all the farm interviews I have done lately there is a recurring theme. Yes, farmers have a preference for a cubicle-less life and a calling to the dirt and sky and… Read More

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Colorado Terroir

By On May 6, 2013

Recently I had the pleasant experience of receiving an email from a reader. Having a reader is cause enough for appreciation. This particular reader is not from Fort Collins. Or Colorado. But… Read More

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Do you know what’s in your pumpkin pie?

By On October 26, 2012

Snowy fall days just beg for baking. The first hint of cold weather starts me thinking about Halloween and Thanksgiving — two holidays whose orange color schemes have roots in the fruit… Read More

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Happy Pie-day

By On August 31, 2012

You probably expect cake on your birthday, don’t you? Cupcakes at the very least. Something you can stick candles into and sing around. But haven’t you been to too many parties where… Read More

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What is Organic?

By On July 17, 2012

What does the word Organic really mean to you? Things are constantly changing in the realm of “organics” and it makes shopping for food a real challenge. I became the food nazi… Read More