Tag: Organic

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.

Life around the Ranch.

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!”

Living with Chickens 2013…

I over heard a woman at the Farmers market say…”Chickens, they’re a gateway animal to farm life!” I started raising Chickens  in the Spring of 2013. I moved and had to start over…building my second coop.

Urban Organic Farming 101

Farming is much more work than folks think. At least in the beginning it can be back breaking, tiring, full filling, exhausting and empowering all at the same time. Most folks don’t give it enough of a try, they have a few crop failures… Continue Reading “Urban Organic Farming 101”

Seed Hoarding.

I have amassed a modest stock of seeds for my farmers ark. I’m always on the look out for rare and peculiar breeds of corn. Today I picked up several packets of jeweled corn and a very lusty looking 160 yr old heirloom sweet… Continue Reading “Seed Hoarding.”

Eggs,Hens clucking oh my.

Hola, Me llamo Silkie. Meet the Silkie,  sweet egg laying little hen that loves to be cuddled by people. (My sister’s South Western flare on a Japanese Chicken.) I’m getting my very first clutch of eggs today. And I’ve been doing a lot of prep work before I… Continue Reading “Eggs,Hens clucking oh my.”

Dupont hires bounty hunters to chase down Farmers.

“GMO giants DuPont have contracted dozens of retired law enforcement officers to begin patrolling farms in the US next year to spot any potential intellectual property theft. DuPont Co, the second-largest seed country in the world, is hoping to find farmers that have purchased… Continue Reading “Dupont hires bounty hunters to chase down Farmers.”

Winter Lettuce

Winter is a great time to grow your favorite lettuce greens. One of my favorite types of big leaf lettuce is this lovely little leafed daisy. I started lettuce back in November and now I’m starting to get fat hardy red heads. I’ve got lettuce in… Continue Reading “Winter Lettuce”

FDA,MARS bar, Monsanto…oh my!

      Under Codex, every dairy animal can be treated with growth hormone, and all animals in the food chain will be treated with sub-clinical levels of antibiotics. Codex will lead to the required irradiation of all foods with the exception of those… Continue Reading “FDA,MARS bar, Monsanto…oh my!”