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Mozzarella, mozzarella, why dost thou fail me? Part 2

Watch out high school science teachers…here I come! My Hypothesis:  The higher the pasteurization temperature of grocery store purchased cow’s milk of four different available 1/2 gallon varieties with similar expiration dates will negatively affect the outcome of homemade mozzarella. … Continue reading

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Feeding Urban Families One Goat At A Time

Feeding urban families one goat at a time December 16, 2012 by csukach Herbert Aparicio, urban farmer, works to build a bigger greenhouse on his urban farm in Colorado Springs, Colo., Oct. 24, 2012. The greenhouse will be warmed by … Continue reading

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Resilience: At The Fine Arts Center

The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center is just opening it’s Resilience Exhibit….and I have been invited to be part of it!  I’m teaching 2 special classes at our farm (March 18 and April 14).  We will milk the goats (and see … Continue reading

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Introducing… Peaches’ Baby Boy!

Kidding season has finally come to our farm!  We’ve been waiting (me, rather impatiently) for the day to come that Peaches, one of our pregnant does, would finally give birth.  I was being SO impatient that I was beginning to believe … Continue reading

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What kind of vinegar should I use for cheese?

That would be the kind of thing I would google if I were making cheese acidified by vinegar and was not getting it to curd. So, if you did google that and it brought you here…welcome.  I used to think … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!!!

It’s time for DREAM LISTS AGAIN!!!  Yahoo!!!  It’s always motivating to feel like you’ve got a clean slate…that you can start anew.  Thanks to my mom’s passion for setting goals and dreams and figuring out how to attain them, my … Continue reading

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Chalk One Up For The Self Esteem

Because my TV gets no channels, I have waited until now to see the my TV debut.  I thought I did pretty well, if I do say so myself.  I can’t figure out how to get the actual videos on … Continue reading

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Skin Care: Take 1.

(I wrote this yesterday morning) Craig Coffey called last week.  He left a message.  Then I left him one.  Then he left me one.  The I left him one.  About 3 or 4 more rounds of tag and we finally … Continue reading

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