Farming Fort Collins
Human Interest

Crazy-Hectic-Busy, or is it just Tuesday?

By On August 11, 2016

I do apologize for the lack of a post on Sunday, and, in essence, today. Life has been incredibly full, and as can happen, not everything on the ToDo list was crossed… Read More

Chicken Rental - Melissa & Callie

Chicken Rental? Rent the Chicken

By On August 4, 2016

If you’ve never had a truly free-range grown at home egg, you are missing out. The shells are thick, often hard to crack open, the whites are full-bodied and filling; the yolks… Read More

Homestead Tour

The NoCo Urban Homestead Tour Wrap-Up

By On August 1, 2016

Whew! The 3rd Annual NoCo Urban Homestead Tour is in the books! Thank you to all who opened their homes and backyards, and to the volunteers that organized and made it happen… Read More

NoCo Homestead Tour

Sponsored Post: NoCo Urban Homestead Tour Ticket Giveaway

By On July 25, 2016

In case you missed it, the 3rd Annual NoCo Urban Homestead Tour is this Saturday, July 30th from 9:00 to 3:00. To share the excitement – we have two tickets to give… Read More

Raspberry Preserves

Raspberry Preserves

By On July 25, 2016

One of the unanticipated side effects of this crazy hot summer that we’ve been having is that the raspberries ripened far more quickly than expected. What normally is a harvest that is… Read More

Mosquito repellent

Homemade Mosquito Repellent

By On July 20, 2016

Mosquito season has arrived with gusto! Spend more than 15 minutes outside in the early morning or evening, or in mosquito havens like the garden, and the flying syringes of death and… Read More

7th week

The 7th Week Small Scale Sabbatical

By On July 11, 2016

Have you ever heard of ‘The 7th Week’ or of Small Scale Sabbaticals? The first I’d heard of it was when my Karl heard a story about it on the radio or… Read More

NoCo Homestead Tour

Sponsored Post: NoCo Urban Homestead Tour

By On July 7, 2016

Have you ever wondered how they do it all? Go to work, raise a family, keep house, and then at the end of the day, homestead? Me too. I’ve learned about how… Read More

Knee High
Diggin' It

Knee High

By On July 3, 2016

Did you finish the title of this post with ‘by the Fourth of July’? And have you heard this phrase as long as far back as you can remember? As a little… Read More

Prevention of Mildew

An Ounce of Prevention

By On July 1, 2016

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. – Benjamin Franklin If you are having a challenging time with pests, weeds, wildlife or other problems, there is a lot that… Read More