Blog News

Blog News 2016-11-22T14:35:15+00:00

What’s New

Nibble Garden

The Nibble Garden's newest addition! Last week 75 beautiful strawberry starts were graciously donated to our garden. Thank you Leonard Hostetler! Other tasty garden treats that will soon be planted include: carrots, sugar snap peas [...]

Salad seeding with the second graders

The Friday before spring break I met with my friend Jim Brett from Slow Food Western Slope at our garden at the Hotchkiss K8. 28 enthusiastic second graders were ready to seed out all the [...]

Super start to 2017

This week our Kids On Farms program reached over 100 students in two different schools. On Wednesday we visited the first grade classes at Hotchkiss K8 seeding tomatoes. The kids will later transplant the starts [...]

Late season garden club

For the past couple weeks a group of enthusiastic students from the Hotchkiss K8 have met for a late season garden club. It's been a very long and warm autumn season here in western Colorado [...]

Free Concert Series

 We are thrilled to be the presenting sponsor for Pickin' in the Park - now the ninth year! Partnering with Rob Miller at Pickin' Productions is a pleasure and providing a free enriching event to [...]

8th Generation

This May marked the 8th generation of tomato seeds saved and planted with the Hotchkiss K8 1st graders through our program! Tomatoes harvested from these plants will be used in our Families on the Farm [...]