Monthly Archives: October 2011

Let The Breeding Begin

Well, it’s breeding time again, and this year’s show immediately turned out better than last year’s sit-on-the-sidelines-waiting-for-some-action flop. Remember last year?  We took Canela and Lucy to a farm to be bred, with our only breeding experience being a book … Continue reading

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Come Take A Class!

Gift Certificates are Available for All Classes!! (Special Classes/Dates Available On Request!    Weekdays are also available, just ask!  Just Ask If You Don’t See A Date That Works For You!) The Goat Cheese Making Class!  ***Most Popular!!***         … Continue reading

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Recipe of the Day #12: Homemade Goat’s Milk Caramel Sauce

For some reason, I got the urge to make caramel yesterday.  Oddly, though, I don’t even like caramel.  And, I’ve never made it.  So, really, I’m surprised I’d ever have a craving for it.  But, the craving was worth it. … Continue reading

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Come To The Homestead Fair!!! TODAY!!

If you live in Colorado Springs…or anywhere within a two hour radius…come to The First Annual Homestead Fair!  It’s today (Saturday, October 8, 2011) at Good Earth Garden Center from 9-5 and it’s FREE!!! Location:  Good Earth Garden Center, 1330 … Continue reading

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Crunchy Betty….wAs HeRe!

And, she’s awesome!!!  I admit, when her book came out, I was a little nervous to email her, she seemed so accomplished and famous and all…but, being that we live in the same city, I took the chance that maybe….just … Continue reading

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I’m Still Not Sure If I Should Share This

There are some things in life you just don’t share.  Some stories that are better kept under wraps.  Things that society might say:  “Ooooo.  Gross.  That’s tooooooo personal.  We just don’t talk about things like thaaaaaat.” In honoring our culture’s … Continue reading

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Feeding Our Families and Our Farmers

I write some funny stories, some serious stories, some recipes and some opinions.  This one is just plain important.  And I didn’t write it. It’s by Mike Callicrate of Ranch Foods Direct, he wrote it for The Colorado Catholic Herald. … Continue reading

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