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Watch this 2 minute video, learn how to make homemade cough syrup!

Favorite thing about the Holistic Homestead #67: We are more interested in EMPOWERING YOU to take charge of your health with simple, DIY, all natural remedies – than in making money from our products (we are a nonprofit, after all)!…

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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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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…

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Take a video tour of Homestead HQ!

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It’s Colorado Gives day – help the Homestead with your gift of $25

Dear Friends, “Colorado Gives” day is a day especially dedicated to supporting the many nonprofits in Colorado who do amazing work to make Colorado, and our world a better place. The Holistic Homestead is on the verge of joining the…

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3 ways to be proactive with your health

Here at the Homestead, we believe in empowering you to take charge of your health by giving you relevant information about health related issues in the headlines, publishing frequent DIY natural health recipes and projects, and engaging the health and…

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Meet the Board: Melissa Freeman

I am thrilled to announce our founding Board of Directors is now complete! Please welcome Melissa Freeman, of Nederland, Colorado to The Holistic Homestead…and make sure you are following this blog (just click the little blue + sign at the…

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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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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…

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Prescription for “A Jug of Wine, A Loaf of Bread…”

A Book of Verses underneath the Bough, A Jug of Wine, a Loaf of Bread–and Thou Beside me singing in the Wilderness– Oh, Wilderness were Paradise enow -From the Rubaiyat by Omar Khayyam This is not the usual rant about…

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