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The Next Generation

Arbor Yarn Art

By On April 27, 2016

Colorful hand knitted hearts randomly fluttered from the blooming cherries in the morning breeze as students of Kinard middle school arrived on foot, by bike or were dropped off by parents. Little… Read More

Mission Completed
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An Ode and Farewell

By On April 25, 2016

Today is my last post for Farming Fort Collins after three years of writing the blog. I leave it in good hands. I am already a big fan of Amy’s. I can’t… Read More

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.
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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

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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

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Labels: Gardener vs. Farmer

By On April 6, 2016

What’s in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet; – Romeo & Juliet, Act II, Scene II, William Shakespeare (1564–1616). During several conversations… Read More

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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

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What the Hemp? The 3rd NoCo Hemp Expo

By On April 2, 2016

Hemp, I’ve learned through the opportunity to attend The Third NoCO Hemp Expo, is considered by many to be the new ‘wonder crop’ and there are a number of very passionate individuals… Read More

Meet Tom! And the Red lady photobomber.
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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

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A lily for your Easter

By On March 26, 2016

The Lilly By William Blake The modest Rose puts forth a thorn: The humble Sheep, a threatening horn: While the Lilly white, shall in Love delight, Nor a thorn nor a threat… Read More

When snow sticks to fences and tree trunks, it's moisture content is higher than usual, make sure your trees are ok too.
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Damaging Snowfalls

By On March 23, 2016

Spring has arrived! And while this wasn’t the post I expected to publish today thanks to the snowstorm that appeared overnight but it is spring and one thing that I’ve learned from… Read More