Living and Learning

Living and Learning

EDIBLE ASPEN

Beneath the visage of Mount Lamborn rising in the distance, Tom and Lynn Gillespie’s farm on the edge of Paonia spreads out in all directions. It’s a 212-acre operation, home to East Frisian sheep, heritage turkeys, chickens, hogs, beef cattle and a lone dairy cow. The Gillespie’s call it the Living Farm, and it’s hard to come up with a more fitting name. (more…)

Land Trusts Protect Disappearing Landscapes and Lifestyles

Land Trusts Protect Disappearing Landscapes and Lifestyles

 

Touch-Me-Not Mountain Preserve Conservation Easement overlooking Eagle Nest Reservoir and the Village of Eagle Nest. Photo courtesy Taos Land Trust

OUT HERE MAGAZINE

The Barber Farm in Rowan County, N.C., has been handed down in the family from generation to generation since it was settled in 1794. In those two centuries, it’s always been a farm, and even as industrial development spreads across the landscape around it, it always will be a farm. (more…)