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Sing-a-long First Aid for Kids: RICE it!

Sing-a-long with Arwen & Skully the Skeleton to learn about what to do when you get a boo-boo.

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Community Food Share celebrates one year and growing!

In January 2018, ten people got together with a vision to bring fresh, organic produce to our rural mountain community. Their legacy continues to grow in amazing ways!

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Introducing Tiffany Hammond, our new Director of Marketing & PR

Here at the Homestead, we are blessed with some really incredible and talented folks who bring their passion and talent to our nonprofit, and to our community. From a young age, Tiffany Hammond gravitated toward protecting wild things and wild…

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Announcing a generous donation!

Dear Friends of the Homestead, We are pleased and honored to announce to you that our growing, grassroots wellness movement recently received a $5,000 grant from Christopher and LuAnne Hormel of the Fire Monkey Fund of RSF Social Finance. The…

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CSA FAQ (part 2)

We are three months into our experiment: the aim is to help the rural communities along the Peak to Peak Highway in the Colorado Rockies achieve greater health and wellbeing. Our method is to increase accessibility of fresh, organic produce…

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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…

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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…

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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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Announcing the launch of our CSA!

Dear Friends, We are excited to announce our first concrete step toward building a sustainable Gilpin County, launching our first CSA! What is a CSA? Community Supported Agriculture is a way for local folks to pre-pay for seasonal, organic produce….

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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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