Tag: Organic

Deep winter bedding

Deep compost bedding for chickens is so far one of the most efficient ways to keep a flock warm and comfortable over cold winters. For the sake of ease I will refer to “deep compost bedding” as DCB. We started DCB in our coop… Continue Reading “Deep winter bedding”

Wintering Bees

Wintering bees is always a challenge, but isn’t rocket science! Bees are originally from warm climates but have adapted to live even in the coldest of places, like Southern Colorado! Most large bee keeping operations have shipped their buzzing friends off to warmer lands… Continue Reading “Wintering Bees”

Let nature do the rest.

Fall is when the great Mother settles for her time of rest over the long cold of winter. Soil regenerates and the worms sleep. We don’t pull up the stocks of any of the plants, we let the birds pick the last of the… Continue Reading “Let nature do the rest.”

Expanding the beds.

Colorado Proud

WCRSLV joined the Proud list of Colorado businesses producing goods right here in the Rocky Mountain States!

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”