Compost is Awesome!

Healthy food begins with healthy soil. The act of composting is awesome! Through composting, you can transform waste into black gold! It’s easy, even you can start one in your own backyard with no more than some food scraps, old leaves and grass clippings. Get busy, make some soil! Below is a fun recipe for a successful backyard compost pile just about anyone can build. It’s even more fun if you get the kids involved.

Farm Work Trade

Here on the farm, we have loads to do! From tilling, planting, and tending the gardens to building projects of all varieties and animal tending and care, there is never a dull moment. We love to have our community out to help, whether it be a one off project or for ongoing visits. Children benefit greatly from work experiences on the farm, and can begin building healthy work ethics while learning what farming is all about!

Fruit Orchards

We began planting the orchards in our second year on the property, and our trees are approaching maturity. Because of Whitewater’s higher altitude from Grand Junction, apples, pears and plums grow happily out here! We are excited for the trees to begin producing fruit, and will be developing ways for you to have ample fruit to enjoy.

Development on the Farm

We are continuing to develop our farm, adding new features each year. This farm was the dream of artist and master builder, William and his wife Heidi, a designer and artist. Without Will’sĀ fearless leadership, none of this would be here today. It is a testament to his tenacity and motivation, and is a continued art […]

Horses on the Farm

Horses are amazing animals, so willing to work with humans, and yet so willful of their own needs and desires. We are grateful to be home to two beautiful horses, Mischa and Nuah. Siobhan, our horse expert, joined the farm in 2013, and brought with her a love of horses. Thanks for being a part of our farm!