It's springtime at the Farm and that means adorable baby animals!
4-7 pm Friday, June 21
We will be collecting diapers of all sizes to donate to
* tour the Farm * feed the goats * purchase Farm goodies *
All vendors are involved with the Farm and are local Colorado producers.
New Product Offering: TURKEY EGGS!
Turkey eggs and chicken eggs are very similar in taste. Turkey eggs are bigger and have a harder shell. It's a fun alternative to chicken eggs and they are now available at 5 Fridges Farm! For more nutritional information on Turkey eggs, check out this information from livestrong.com.
No drop-in sales. All Farm products must be pre-ordered online and picked up at the designated time.
5 Fridges Farm strives to research and practice realistic local solutions to the issues in our current food system: access, waste, taste, environment, soil/range management, water use, and land conservation. We believe these sustainable options are best disseminated via community engagement, education, hard work, and plain old fun.
We are halfway through the 2019 Farm Apprentice Program and our Apprentices have been working hard. So far they have learned:
Interested in being a Farm Apprentice? Applications for 2020 will be accepted beginning November 1st.
5 Fridges Farm is more than just a cool place to visit goats, it’s also a research farm around sustainable practices in urban farming.
Traditional farming spends a lot of time, money, and energy wrestling nature (climate, soil quality, pests, etc) and figuring out how to make money. Natural systems, however, balance themselves with much greater efficiency. So with each year of listening more, and fighting less, with the plants and animals of the Farm, our efforts get more efficient and more sustainable.
It also turns out that when the human farmers don’t have the time, money, or energy for farm projects, they get creative, efficient, and sustainable. Here at 5 Fridges Farm, this has turned into a sort of 3BL (triple bottom line) evaluation for projects - the Farm projects must: