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

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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 [...]

Building Life Skills

This is the second week we've partnered with teachers at the Hotchkiss K8 to work with students building life skills. The students have been using the on-campus garden to prepare healthy snacks, learn how to [...]

Families on the Farm 2015

We had a great program and the most diverse group of participants yet this season, coming from Mexico, China, India and Myanmar. Our dedicated team worked hard to insure the program continued this year after [...]

Our First Market

It was a beautiful morning at the HK8 garden. Bumble bees were buzzing in the pumpkin blossoms and hummingbirds were courting around the plum trees that we planted on Earth Day. These small wonders occur [...]

SUMMER at the HK8 Garden

The first bloom opened today in the garden located off of Lorah Lane at the Hotchkiss K8! A sweet pea - purple. All of the beds are planted and now we water and wait. The [...]

Farm educational circuit!

On Monday, May 18th 36 first graders came out to visit Thistle Whistle Farm. Spring 2015 has been a wet one in the North Fork of the Gunnison, so we were all very happy that [...]