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Home Delivery - Farm to Table Just Got Easier

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Our new Farm-to-Porch delivery service starts this week. Add local, pastured beef, pork, and chicken to the list of things that you can order online and have delivered to your home. Here are the basics of our new delivery service. Schedule: El Paso County - 1st and 3rd Mondays Fremont & Pueblo Counties - 2nd and 4th Mondays (No deliveries will be scheduled on 5th Mondays.) Fees: $5.00 for orders up to $49.99. $2.50 for orders between $50.00 and $99.99. Free delivery for order of $100 or more. Egg-only orders - $1.00 per dozen fee, up to a maximum of $5.00. The Process: Go to the Place Order page on this site. Complete your online order (at least 48 hours before you delivery date). You will receive an email with your invoice. You may pay online or with your delivery. On the date of delivery, leave a cooler on your front porch (or other convenient location). If you did not pay for your order online, you may leave payment in your cooler. (If you do n

Falling Prices on Chickens and Eggs!

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I was watching a documentary the other day about a woman who has developed a new method of purifying water by lining a water container with a liquid that contains live bacteria. The bacteria work to clean the water in the container, ultimately rendering the water drinkable. A visit to India, where she witnessed many people in abject poverty carrying absolutely filthy drinking water home to their families, inspired her to develop this new approach to water purification. As you might guess, sickness and disease are rampant in these areas, so clean water is essential to life. This woman had a great idea, but I could not help but think: Why not just clean up the water? Of course my naivete quickly gave way to the realization: Of course, it will take years of coordinated effort by local leaders, citizens, business interests, etc. to clean up the polluted waters. Thus, there is a need for clean water now while the wheels of change and improvement move slowly forward. There are simil

Meet Our New Bovine Babies!

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Our New Celtic Beauties (Technically a Scottish breed, we generally give Irish names to the girls.) Maureen, born March 14  Maoliosa ( male-eessa , much like Melissa), born April 19. Yet-to-be-named (pending gender ID), born April 23.