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Man turns people's yards into micro urban farms; Everyone benefits

LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Sean Conway of Lakewood is a new kind of farmer. Learning agriculture and farming in the peace corps, returning home he had an idea that started to grow on him. 156 more words

Dollars & Sense

On Bunny Love and Loss

It is such a simple statement on the surface: “rabbits bond for life,” an undisputed fact found in any basic care guide. And they do — to such an extent that it is preferable to bundle two apprehensive critters into a carrier and take them both to the vet when only one needs to go rather than separate the lovestruck duo for an hour or two. 575 more words

Life And Death And Hope

Growing Your Own Food. It's A Piece Of Cake.

Well, it’s the end of our first growing season here at the White house. No, not that one. I’m talking about our little micro farm. I’ll have to be honest, it hasn’t seen the level of success that we were hoping for. 752 more words


Here comes some rough days

Well were barreling back toward winter. All the preparations that have been being treated with a grasshopper mentality are now looming. There’s heat to buy, tires to replace, drafts to stop. 126 more words

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Introducing the Flock

If you’ve been following along on the ups and downs of our chicken adventures, you will be delighted to hear we have three new members of the flock! 683 more words

Tornado Tai Chi (aka Parenting)

An Ugly Truth

The Cornish Rocks have been our largest chickens so far. Bred to be meat birds, they soon grew to twice the size of our Plymouth Rocks. 335 more words


Feeling a bit like the male version of Cinderella 

I’m a bit overwhelmed today. There is a feeling that nothing is moving forward. I’m not sure whether it is the house work, or an overdose of the crappy news that has bombarded us for so long. 141 more words

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