Farm life is vibrant once again! We are happy to report that after a couple years of challenging times with the Covid virus raging, the drought holding tight and continued labor difficulties, the farm is back in full-swing this growing season. Anne LeFevre and her two boys are back for their sixth season managing the…

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A view of fields under a dark sky

It’s now the beginning of August and through this most unusual, some would say dystopian time, the seven of us farming at Indian Ridge Farm have continued to mostly shelter in place since we started the farm season in March. We’re doing this to protect ourselves, as we don’t want to introduce the Coronavirus to…

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A view of ducks in the pond

Although water supplies are in shorter supply throughout the region this year because of a year-long drought, our ponds are full and looking good! We’ve had at least four families of geese frolic in the ponds around the farm this spring. Many of you noticed we weren’t at this growing season’s first Telluride Farmers Market…

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A family of geese swimming on water

The Coronavirus pandemic has not slowed down activity here at the farm. Our wonderful farming life continues unabated. We’re restricting visitors and carefully limiting our exposure to the general public when we’re in town for errands. Our goal is to keep all seven of us living at the farm healthy so that we can continue…

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Indian Ridge Farm

An essay written by Tony We’re not in control. What we are in control of is our relationship to the earth. Braiding Sweetgrass, by Robin Wall Kimmerer If you haven’t read this book yet, please do yourself a favor and do so. It is so rich, so wise, so powerful. Written by an indigenous elder,…

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A pair of dogs

We’re not in control. What we are in control of is our relationship to the earth. Robin Wall Kimmerer, Braiding Sweetgrass If you haven’t read this book yet, please do yourself a favor and do so. It is so rich, so wise, so powerful. Written by an Indigenous elder, it reaffirms our place in this world. Especially for…

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A view of green fields

Apart from the dryness that marked the end of summer and into the fall, we can honestly say we just completed an awesome growing season. What a difference a year makes! The exceptional drought of 2018 was erased by the tremendously wet fall and winter of 2018-2019. Water was plentiful this past summer; some of…

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Words are nice to write, but sometimes it’s a kick to post photos of what’s been happening around here this spring. As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words. Enjoy! Caroline and Cary Kimmic are here apprenticing for the season. In a word, they’ve been “awesome!” We like to measure the height of…

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