CSA FAQ


As we are launching our CSA, we're getting lots of great questions! And, because our CSA is not structured in the typical fashion, our model does need a little unpacking. Hopefully, this article will answer your most frequently asked questions about community supported agriculture: What is a CSA? Community Supported Agriculture is a co-operative between … Continue reading CSA FAQ

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Building Healthy Communities, one cup of tea at a time


We are proud to announce our market is now open every Saturday and Sunday from 3 to 6 pm! Additionally, every Sunday will feature a special event or workshop including wild herb gathering, herbal crafting, wellness clinics, and special guest healers! When we started in 2012, we hosted monthly tea parties at Wild Bear Mountain … Continue reading Building Healthy Communities, one cup of tea at a time

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

Op-Ed to a community struggling to find compassion


Recently, the tiny mountain town of Nederland, Colorado was shaken by the discovery of an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) left on the doorstep of our local police station. It took the Boulder County Bomb Squad, Hazmat Team, and Law Enforcement Agencies nearly 24 hours to remove the IED from the police department, and take it … Continue reading Op-Ed to a community struggling to find compassion

Health Poll: What would YOU do?


In the rural, "frontier" communities scattered deep in the recesses of the Colorado Rockies, we treasure our independence, our proximity with nature at her most raw and devastating and transcendent, and we especially love keeping our neighbors at least a mile away ("as long as I can't see in his windows"). There's another thing that … Continue reading Health Poll: What would YOU do?

Big things in store for the Homestead in 2016


Dear friends, Thank you for your support and encouragement during our annual fundraiser! Here's what some of you had to say about why YOU endorse the Homestead: "The Holistic Homestead is a true blessing from above.  Arwen , the Goddess behind the Homestead is just that , a Goddess.  She is very knowledgeable about the Rocky … Continue reading Big things in store for the Homestead in 2016

The Homestead’s 2015 scrapbook – what an amazing year!


THIS YEAR, WE NEED YOUR HELP! In order to continue doing all the cool and amazing things that we do here at the Homestead, it takes the dedication and support of our entire community. Our goal this year is to become a fully-fledged, self-supporting non-profit - so we can do even more! Please donate today … Continue reading The Homestead’s 2015 scrapbook – what an amazing year!