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

What’s New

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 [...]

Sibling Rivalry

The 6th science classes had a great time mixing soil and planting corn on May 2. As a part of their study of ancient people, we started planting a three-sisters garden. We amended the beds [...]

Avalanche Goat Dairy

On May 10 we partnered with Avalanche Goat Dairy to host over 40 kindergartens for a morning of goat wrangling and educational activities. Children toured the operation and participated in making fresh ricotta cheese. We [...]

2016 Yurt-Classroom

Our little yurt classroom has been up and in use at Thistle Whistle for FIVE years now! Mark and I met today and discussed our educational plans and aspirations for 2016 and it looks to [...]

Fun Zone!

For the eighth year the Kampe Foundation has hosted the Kid's Area during Mountain Harvest Festival weekend in Paonia. It is pretty much the Fun Zone!   We recruit volunteers from Hotchkiss High School National [...]