Category Archives: Growing Food

Growth in abundance

The Dance Ranch greenhouse and garden beds are rockin in this long awaited spring warmth! Advertisements

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Transplanting starts

Managing a sprouting space. This last bout of spring weather has really heated the greenhouse up and the seedlings are loving it. They are taking off so much that it is becoming a juggling act of sorts to manage starters that … Continue reading

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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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“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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