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Meet Helene Arendt, local metalsmith and Homestead sponsor

Meet our featured sponsor Helene Arendt of CSB Metalsmith – she handcrafts beautiful custom jewelry and supports the Holistic Homestead

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Labor Day Weekend Farmer’s Market at the Homestead!

Come out to the Homestead TOMORROW for our annual Labor Day Weekend Farmer’s Market – we’ll have tents selling produce, honey, fiber arts and handmade jewelry – all local, all sustainable and all wonderful! Show your support for good things…

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101 Amazing things we’re doing to make a healthier world

The Holistic Homestead does more than run a Farmer’s Market – learn about the many ways we’re building healthy communities and touching the lives of all our neighbors with education, outreach, and advocacy.

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Homestead Market is OPEN!

Dear Friends, While we didn’t reach out fundraising goal by December 31st to rent a larger space for our market, cafe and wellness center…we’re STILL determined to bring the best of what we have to Gilpin County! As they say,…

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101 Ways The Homestead Helps the Community

woman and small child with painted sign: How would you change health and wellness in Gilpin County?

Grant Writing is one of my favorite pastimes. Seriously. I turn the lights down, put on some sweet, mantra-laced techno/trance beats, and I’m in the “Homestead Zone”. “How does your nonprofit benefit the community?” “How many people does your nonprofit…

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Don’t miss our BIGGEST event of the year…

Our 2nd Annual Holistic Health Fair is our biggest fundraiser of the year! It is really a testament to the passion and energy in our community that we have 7 healers, 4 vendors, 3 performers/presenters, and LOTS of goodies donated…

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Take a video tour of Homestead HQ!

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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…

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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…

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Summer Update from the Homestead

Alas – summer in the Colorado Rockies is such a quick, brilliant burst of color and foliage, and a whirlwind of harvesting, weeding, gardening, and taking in as much sunshine as you can. Last week my household got up at…

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