How to start a CSA from scratch


On the road to opening our co-operative market and wellness center, we've decided to launch a CSA! What is a CSA? Community Supported Agriculture ...we could also call it Community Supported Health & Wellness, or Community Supported Community...because CSA's really are all of that and then some! CSAs bring communities together around healthy eating and … Continue reading How to start a CSA from scratch

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True Health: It’s all about Sustainability


Politics aside, any nationwide healthcare system - as an organized attempt of a nation to truly care for its citizens, that is - must ultimately consider it's sustainability, it's ability to care for human beings who are born, get sick, and will die. Now that we're all on the same page...what about local, community health … Continue reading True Health: It’s all about Sustainability

3 great ways to support your favorite nonprofit!


We are working hard here at the Homestead to increase our program offerings, improve and expand our unique Homestead products, and to raise money to open the Homestead Market and Wellness Center in 2018! Your support makes a big difference for us - that's why we want to let you know about three more awesome … Continue reading 3 great ways to support your favorite nonprofit!

Announcing Mountain Mama Fun Run, August 12!


Dear Friends of the Homestead, I love our Mountain Mamas - some of the toughest mamas on the planet. We raise our families at 8,000+ feet, we shovel snow, we drag slash, we chop wood...and we love it! One of the first formulas I created when I moved to the mountains was my Mountain Mama … Continue reading Announcing Mountain Mama Fun Run, August 12!

The Wild & Wondrous history of Herbal Beer


Last year I had the honor of collaborating with Jeffrey Green of Very Nice Brewing Company in Nederland, Colorado on a recipe for beer using wormwood. All artemisias (wormwood being artemisia absynthia) are very astringent and bitter - and the Very Nice Caribou-Ya! Anniversary Ale with a medicinal dose of this "magykal herbe" was exceptional … Continue reading The Wild & Wondrous history of Herbal Beer