8/10-8/11

In the photos above are some of the crops in the share this week about a month ago.  From the top to bottom is Toscano kale, zucchini, and onions. Garden Shares beans beets kale -Toscano summer leeks lettuce – red leaf onion – sweet zucchini West Slope eggplant potatoes Fruit Shares blackberries peaches ginger gold […]

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Rockygrass or Bust!

We are on our way today to enjoy our mandatory summer break at the Rocky Grass Festival in Lyons, CO.  It will be year 11 for me and Seth.  We attended the summer we met as interns on a farm on the Front Range.  Oh how time does fly!   This is a fantastic festival […]

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7/21

Garden Share broccoli – carrots – winterbor kale – napa cabbage – pac choi – scallions – zucchini – West Slope Cucumber Fruit Share cherries – apricots – peaches          

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Rain Dance

We are feeling relieved to have some afternoon clouds in the forecast and at least some chance of rain in the future and are practicing our daily rain dances in an effort to bring it on.  We are holding visions of rain to help relieve the pressures of fire so present in our State this […]

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And We’re Off!

Welcome everyone to the start of the Weathervane Farm share season and The Weathervane Arrow.  We are a week ahead of schedule and it is feeling like mid-July around here.  The garden and fruit season is shaping up nicely.  Our growers on the West Slope tell us this is the heaviest fruit set in 20 […]

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Don’t Worry, Be Happy

Auction The auction last night was a nail biter.  The winning bidder got all of the land and water with the exception of the smallest parcel of land and a small water right.  At this point we don’t know who the bidder is or what their intentions are, but have heard some positive rumors.  We […]

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Come Together, Right Now

Fall is in the Air We have had a few light frosts in our meadow and are starting to feel the inevitable fall slowdown in the garden.  Fruiting and flowering plants are slower to grow their fruit and all of the leafy garden items are sitting tight ready to harvest.  This time of year brings […]

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