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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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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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How effective are your online donations?

I recently got some very worthwhile questions from a prospective donor: “Why should I donate online? I hesitate because I know those crowdfunding sites take a percentage of all donations. How much does CrowdRise, Facebook, PayPal and Amazon Smile get…

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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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True Health: It’s all about Sustainability

Politics aside, any nationwide healthcare system – as an organized attempt of a nation to truly care for its citizens, that is – must ultimately consider it’s sustainability, it’s ability to care for human beings who are born, get sick,…

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Take a video tour of Homestead HQ!

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Clean Livin’ for your Spring Cleanse

Spring is here! Are you cleansing? Our bodies naturally accumulate toxins and waste by-products during the slow, and sedentary winter months. Now is the time to give your body a fresh start on the year by cleaning out the nooks…

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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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Last chance to register for Spring Cleanse 2016: Body, Speech & Mind

Our cleanse begins tomorrow! Hooray! Are you dancing for joy with me? No…? “Cleansing is such a drag.” – Not with the Homestead! Here at the Homestead, you will not go hungry, you will not be starving yourself, you will…

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