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Preparing for a Colorado Spring.

It is spring in Southern Colorado, the mountain blue birds have returned with their wives, the Crow murders are flying East to their spring nests in the high Meadowlands , the elk have come down the mountain to nibble the grasses coming up against… Continue Reading “Preparing for a Colorado Spring.”

The Reading Farmer.

The Farmers Library An old timer is keeping up the torch on sustainable, earth friendly farming by opening up his vast personal library to others. He’s been farming organically since the 70s and has watched it all change. Creator of Friends of Trees, master… Continue Reading “The Reading Farmer.”

Edger announces food.

Sounds around the barn yard. This is Edger my Brahman Rooster announcing breakfast. He always lets them eat first after first checking it out for quality control.

Winter in the SLV, Co

The Cost of Egg production.

The average cost for organic pasture- raised- free-range dozen chicken eggs are 4.99-12.99$ Nationally. It is a real surprise when you start looking through your grocery stores egg selection. You have everything from a 36 pack of full factory chicken eggs at 2.99$ yes… Continue Reading “The Cost of Egg production.”

Understanding PTSD & relapse through equids

Understanding PTSD in humans has been a field of study for over 50 years. It was once called “shell shock” or “trench syndrome”. Now the same thing that plagued my grandfather and myself is being understood through healing horses. Equids & conditioned fear Horses… Continue Reading “Understanding PTSD & relapse through equids”

On the road.

Once and a while you have to leave the valley.

Living on the Edge of the Wild West.

Living @ 9000 ft in the Wilds of Southern Colorado has its challenges. Logistically, physically, & spiritually.

The power of Silence & the cost of peace.

Noise pollution is linked to depression, anxiety, anger, and PTSD.

CSA up and running!

Welcome to the newest CSA in Southern Colorado. Located in the San Luis Valley @ 8500 feet just south of a little hamlet called Fort Garland. I’m growing clean, organic food the way nature intended it outside seasonally and over the crazy winters in… Continue Reading “CSA up and running!”