Happy Valentine’s Day, y’all! To celebrate, Jessica Manly talks with some of our farmers about L.O.V.E. We’ve got some tips from a couple that have been farming together for 44 […]
Case Study: Topp Fruits, Paonia, Colorado The western slope of Colorado is known for its peaches, so when Harrison Topp returned to the Rockies after years of farming vegetables in […]
By Harrison Topp | The rolling of the season brings us into a new cycle of long hours and hard work. Just as the buds are beginning to swell, so are the knots in my lower back and shoulders.
By Stacia Cannon | Balancing an off-farm job with the often unpredictable needs of the orchard is a constant battle. It’s a life of long hours, frugality, and problem solving. But the grass is green and the fruit is sweet.
By Harrison Topp | It's still a surprise to a lot of people that we straight-up don’t get enough precipitation to grow most crops. We are reliant on the water that comes out of the mountains from melting snow.
By Harrison Topp | Three years ago I made my first fruit sale from my family’s orchard in Colorado.
Introducing our 2016 series: Farming in the Arid West