Farm Fresh Family

Learning life's lessons on an organic farm in the mountains.


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Farm Fresh Friday: Week One

I’ve decided that every Friday I will write about the highlights and important events of the week. This was our first week on the job, so I have a lot to share!

A highlight for me this week was discovering that I can bring Clare to work with me! I wasn’t sure how much I was going to be able to contribute to the farm, but it looks like I will be able to work at least for half the day everyday. Clare has been so patient and seems to be really interested in everything that we’re doing on the farm. She gets bored occasionally, but I just make sure to pack a little bag with snacks and activities. Her favorite thing is splashing around in the troughs in the greenhouse. Everything is a sensory table on a farm! And after next week, the other little girl that lives on the farm will be back from vacation and Clare will have a playmate. They got along great when we came to visit last month.

We feel lucky to be able to share moments like this with Clare during the work day:

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Looking forward to life on the farm.

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We sure are a lucky trio of people. After making it through a “transitional” year, in which my partner and I both started new jobs that paid the bills (barely), but didn’t exactly inspire us, we were offered a very special opportunity. Our dear friends, Calvin and Bradi, moved to Southwest Colorado last year to work on an organic farm, called Chimney Rock Farms. I followed their journey on Facebook all year and felt so happy for our friends! They really seemed to love their new life. So of course, we felt very honored and surprised when they came to us in October and told us that the farm could use our help. Continue reading