No Goats No Glory: Gettin’ It Done In COS

For those of you that don’t know Monycka Snowbird, the force of nature behind No Goats No Glory, you are in for a treat.  Monycka is part visionary, part boots-on-the- ground homesteader, part teacher, and all guts.  Monycka single-handedly spearheaded the No Goats No Glory campaign here in Colorado Springs that brought about the legalization […]

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Pikes Peak Foodshed Forum – Take Two

You’ve heard me say it before, and I’ll say it again – it is way easier to build a raised bed in your backyard than it is to build community on your own block.  Us DIY types are take-charge, action oriented folks.  We see a problem, develop a solution, and get to work.  The only […]

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Getting It Right

I’ve had the honor to be part of an amazing project here in Colorado Springs – possibly the best kept secret in urban farming.  The Galileo Garden project has been quietly setting the standard for school gardens in Colorado Springs, and my good fortune has allowed me a front row seat. I received an e-mail […]

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Plan Not To Fail: 10 Ideas To Focus Your Efforts & Outcomes

It’s that time of year again, the time of year when we take stock of our lives, look for areas where we want to improve, and endeavor to do better.  IMHO, this process is a testament to the human spirit and reflects our desire to be our best selves.  New Year’s resolutions reflect our best […]

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Hopes, Goals & Dreams: Kicking Off Another New Year On The Homestead

While I’m cautiously optimistic about the coming garden year (uh, hem – Colorado weather), I’m super psyched about the coming blog year.  I spent some time working on my editorial calendar for 2015, and this year is gonna rock! I’ve added a few new features to the mix, and I think you’re gonna love ‘em.  […]

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