Posts made in May, 2013

Weeks 5 and 6 (at what point should I stop numbering weeks?): steppin’ out

Posted by on May 14, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments


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Weeks 5 and 6 (at what point should I stop numbering weeks?): steppin’ out

These past two weeks brought a lot of firsts: the first farmers market, the first CSA basket pick-up/delivery, the first sheet mulched plots, our first workshop. Since our produce was not ready, we provided our members with local (and sustainably grown) honey, flour, quinoa, potatoes, eggs, and sausage. We searched for local greens, but it turned out not to be realistic with the low temperatures. The good news is: we got a soaking rain, some residents saying they hadn’t seen it rain like that in years. The bad news is: said rain was during the farmers market. However, the vendors brought rain gear and stuck it out, and flocks of people still arrived. I am optimistic...

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Getting into a daily routine

Posted by on May 1, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

So we have been here for about a month and things could not be going any better.  We have experienced some great weather and some not so great weather   but it has been working out for us. We have a lot of plants in the ground and a lot of plant starts that are almost ready to transplant!! Everyone has done such a good job taking care of them! We have been cooking dinner together every night and it is always amazing. In other news, we will be showing Queen of the Sun on Thursday May 16th at 7:00PM in town at the La Veta Library. ALSO, there will be a no-till workshop/workday on Saturday May 11th at 1:00PM in the outdoor space at the La Veta School of Arts.   We...

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the new intern’s first impressions

Posted by on May 1, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Fresh off the plane and spent almost a week living La Veta local as they say round these parts. A beautiful community, a stunning backdrop that you can melt into, the geodesic dome that looks like it’s going to lift off any time soon, sprouting plants promising a bountiful harvest and alpacas & llamas! Life’s pretty complete here I’d say. ...

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