Monthly Archives: March 2011

Fertilizing solutions

Local farming gets a little hard when it comes to fertilizing The Durango Herald printed a story yesterday on hay production in La Plata County- Chasing Nature. I found it interesting to hear how a local farmers woes really relates to … Continue reading

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the Sprouts Outside

The garlic is shooting up outside. It seems to be doing fine on its own, yet we wonder if they occasionally need our help feeding them a little water now and again. I guess it doesn’t hurt, but maybe not so … Continue reading

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Food Policy Council starting up

Another great project growing in SW Colorado! If you are interested in or passionate about local healthy food, then you should attend the upcoming Food Policy Council meeting happening March 24th from 9-10:30 at Cocina Linda’s in Durango. So, what … Continue reading

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Dance Ranch is Sprouting!

Spring is settling in and seedlings are coming up in the greenhouse here at theDance Ranch. Anything stirring in your coldframe, greenhouse or growing corner? We’re so happy the seedlings are coming up, yet we wonder what is the best way … Continue reading

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4 States Ag Expo

The Four States Ag Expo is happening this year in Cortez, Colorado. March 17-20, 2011 Montezuma County Fairgrounds Cortez, Colorado Thursday-Saturday  – 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday – 9 a.m – 3 p.m. The Schedule of events at the Expo looks … Continue reading

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“Locavores Unite”

The Durango Herald published a great article today, Locavores Unite!, covering the local and national trend in local-food movements. Local growers and farmers like Jim Dyer, Darrin Parameter and Jennifer Wheeling all lend to a great community discussion on our … Continue reading

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Sprouting Slow

Slow Gardening A growing buzz. Much like Slow Food (slow eating)… Slow Gardening is a movement to slow down and get more connected to seasonal rhythms, finding local environmental nuance, the way we grow and the people who feed us. Slow … Continue reading

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