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Noah Pastor shows off a meal worm which he is about to eat during 
interactive presentation on eating bugs on Tuesday at Ijams Nature Center. The program is part of Ijams' "Living Clean & Green! Science Cafe" series. The presentation served meal worms and chocolate covered ants for people to try.

Spring Workshops with The Growing Project

By On April 17, 2016

The Growing Project is dedicated to educating our Fort Collins community about urban agriculture, food insecurity, gardening skills, cooking, food preservation, foraging, and more. Through their TGP University they offer a wide… Read More


The Buzz

By On April 10, 2016

Some of you may be patiently awaiting your spring bee order. I know I am. If you’re a first timer there are a few things to make sure you have on hand… Read More


Spring Cleaning

By On April 4, 2016

Today was an amazingly beautiful spring day here on the Front Range. I hope you had a chance to get out there and enjoy it. I definitely got out there, but not… Read More

Meet Tom! And the Red lady photobomber.

Talking Turkey

By On March 28, 2016

Spring isn’t just a time for baby chicks. One of my favorite birds to raise is turkeys. Especially heritage breed turkeys. For the last two years we have raised our own Thanksgiving… Read More

Chickens on fence

Spring for Chicks!

By On March 20, 2016

This morning I woke up, looked at the hubs, and said “let’s head to Cheyenne”. By this time he knows what that means. I wanted to check out the chick varieties coming… Read More

meat chicken 2

From yard to fridge

By On August 23, 2015

You may remember a post I did a while back about our first attempt at raising meat birds. In the spring we put in our order for 25 Freedom Ranger Black Broilers.… Read More


Livestock and City Limits

By On April 2, 2015

It’s springtime. Well, maybe not today. But the last couple weeks with this stellar weather has got folks itching to get outdoors, diggin’ in the dirt and raising little fluffy critters. If… Read More

Mission Completed

Time to get your bees!

By On February 8, 2015

It’s pretty warm right now. You might see these little troopers out and about in this unseasonably warm season. Personally, I lost my bees in that crazy -27 degrees we had in December.… Read More


Where are you buying your seeds??

By On December 22, 2014

I bet it’s about that time where the mailbox starts filling up with seed catalogs. And with that, dreams of your summer garden. What new varieties will you try? do you like… Read More


Chicken Surgery

By On July 22, 2014

Have you ever had to perform any sort of chicken surgery/procedure? How did you figure it out? How did it turn out? When you raise animals, especially ones beyond the average pet… Read More