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Water Woes For Colorado Springs Icon

As I’m sure many of you have heard by now, Venetucci Farm is caught-up in the water problems that were recently brought to light in the Security-Widefield area of southern Colorado.  The Pikes Peak Community Foundation (PPCF), the parent organization for Venetucci, made a courageous move to temporarily suspend sales of produce from the farm.  […]

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The Best Recipes For A Backyard Farm – All In One Place

Earlier this year I made you a promise that I would provide you with seasonal, homegrown recipes that you could create from things you raised or grew in your backyard.  Well, I’m here to tell you that I will not be keeping that promise.  ‘Ever had that experience where you set out to do something, […]

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Aquaponics For Real

This week I had the absolute pleasure of meeting Gavin & Marshea Vitt of Daily Harvest Aquaponics.  This husband and wife team (and the rest of the family to boot) founded and manage the first bonafide commercial aquaponics growing system in Colorado Springs.  Both Gavin and Marshea come from generations of farmers; this is not, […]

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