Category Archives: organic farming

Looking to the Past for Answers

As with most of my thoughts, I tend to focus on how to improve the health of the inhabitants of this planet and the actual Earth itself; I find no other goal as equally important. I also enjoy studying why … Continue reading

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Not Your Typical Travel Experience

I have always followed the less traveled path as a result of my experiences growing up. I simply find more joy in this type of travel. This summer, I am a mentor for the GLA Spanish Service Adventure Mountain program, … Continue reading

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A New Type of Vacation

In this ever-changing world, you may not be surprised to know that vacations look quite different from years past. More and more people are opting out of sitting on a beach downing rum-filled fruity drinks and soaking up ultraviolet rays … Continue reading

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After a Year

It’s now been a full year since I left my job as a teacher to learn more about sustainable living. Six months were spent working on organic farms – 4 months in northern New Mexico and 2 in Kauai. A … Continue reading

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A Day on ‘The Peaceful Path’

Camino de Paz Farm, literally translated means “The Peaceful Path”. Located in the Chimayo Valley in New Mexico, it is home to sheep, goats, draft horses, chickens, turkeys, and some dogs. The farm boasts a small orchard, grows corn, tomatoes, … Continue reading

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Between Work and Wondering

    Someone recently asked me what a day on the farm looks like and I realized I hadn’t written about it because it would be like having to describe my life. It’s simple, yet complex. It’s fun, yet hard … Continue reading

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Not Your Typical Family Farm

El Rincon Farm is… ‘a family farm in a small, fertile valley nestled between desert hills of cactus, juniper trees, and shrubs’ …in northern New Mexico. Only a few years ago did the Trujillo Family begin farming their ancestral land … Continue reading

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