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Working hard to find the perfect recipe

Kate Miller and Katy Able (with Arwen Ek behind the camera) at our greenhouse elixir tasting party at Alpine Botanicals last night! Believe it or not, it took the three of us two hours to perfect six amazing recipes for…

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Taking back our health care

On March 1st, 2017, our small-town doc lost his Medicaid contract. He was given a few days notice (over a weekend), and his patients are still reeling from having the rug pulled out from under them. I should know, because…

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Meet Lisa Zucker, a truly whole-istic healer

I am so grateful to have recently met Lisa Zucker – an incredibly well-rounded practitioner of massage therapy, cranio-sacral therapy, and Zumba teacher (which has to be the most engaging and uplifting dance workout on the planet!). She is the…

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Little People, Big Hearts

“I fell in love with Ned immediately. From the very first moment I have been greeted with acceptance and love. I knew that this community was special…that this community really cared for one another. My name is Shae and I…

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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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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…

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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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A wildcrafted triennial Caribou-YA! at Very Nice Brewery in Nederland

Let’s start by squelching some rumors: “Very Nice brewery is proud to be a traditional style pub…we are looking to expand but haven’t made any concrete plans yet.” Co-owner and master brewer Jeff Green of Very Nice Brewing Company has…

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Herbal cookies have the stuff magic is made of

Rachel and Gina’s website, manacookies.com, humbly alludes to their “home in the Rockies”, but we all know the world famous “Mana Cookie” had its humble beginnings in a small cabin in Eldora, and is made with herbs organically sourced from…

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