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 a massive geodome. If you would like to join the CSA... Continue Reading →

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 and they throw in the trowel and head back to the... Continue Reading →

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 corn. ( My Grandpa would be proud) I LOVE corn, I... Continue Reading →

Mistletoe, seasons cure for cancer…

Not just for kissing... Anthroposophical medicine Main article: Anthroposophical medicine Steiner gave several series of lectures to physicians and medical students. Out of those grew a complementary medical movement, which now includes hundreds of M.D.s, chiefly in Europe and North America, and has its own clinics, hospitals, and medical schools.[1] One of the most studied applications has been... Continue Reading →

Nematodes of doom.

Its been a while since I've written anything about my farming and that's because I've had a hell of a summer. And not in a good way. I lost 90% of my tomato crops to root nematodes. (Its been so bad I've been having NIGHTMARES about the damn buggers) Don't fret too horribly, (I've done... Continue Reading →

D.A.V and Archi’s Acres

In the fall of 2011, I attended the 6 week Farming course for Veterans and transitioning military ( Though we did have one civilian from Hawaii) at Archi's Acres in beautiful Valley center, CA with the gracious assistance of the D.A.V. The education and training I received from Archi's Acres helped mulch a bed of motivation and a path of... Continue Reading →

  Come out on 4.2.13 to have an open discussions about the new Farm Bill and what it means to local Organic San Diego farmers. Bring some thoughts to the table, more markets? Better access? Less cost for certifications? What we will and won't be 'allowed' to sell, grow or share.   Knowing your rights is only part... Continue Reading →

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