It’s Hibernation Season

Winter. While many in the valley look upon this season as one for the slopes, sleds and ice skates, others revere it as a quiet time for reflection and solitude. Welcome to January: the holidays are over, springtime is a distant dream, and evenings are still long and dark. What to do? Crank up the wood stove and settle in…

“Growing a Life: Teen Gardeners Harvest Food, Health and Joy”

Illène Pevec, the program director for Fat City Farmers, a food education program in Basalt, recently authored Growing a Life: Teen Gardeners Harvest Food, Health and Joy. Authentic youth voices abound in the book as Pevec interviews more than 90 teens who hail from programs in New York, New Mexico, Colorado and California. As Pevec enables young organic gardeners and…

The Forest Garden Greenhouse

For roughly 200 years, greenhouses have been a mainstay of the market garden and nursery trades. But the possibilities of these indoor gardens to transform our homes and our lives remain largely unrealized. In this ground-breaking book, Jerome Osentowski, a Roaring Fork Valley local and one of North America’s most accomplished permaculture designers, shows how to bring a forest garden…