Located at the base of Buckhorn Mountain at 6700' elevation, Buckhorn Gardens is a small, organic vegetable farm 13mi. south of Montrose, Colorado. Our farm is an active part of a 12,000 acre ranch; however, we only manage 3 acres with intensive vegetable gardening.

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Ever wonder where your food REALLY came from? Brings this quote to mind: "Once in your life you need a doctor, preacher, lawyer, and a policeman but three times a day you need a farmer." Buckhorn has been around since 2009 as a community farm using a Community Supported Agriculture system of delivering fresh, chemical free vegetables year round whether at farmers markets, retail locations, restaurants, through our CSA or pick-ups at the farm. We wholeheartedly believe in this model and could not and can not continue without your generous support.

Farm work is a labor intensive endeavor and we can always use a hand here at Buckhorn! And the saying about many hands making light work rings true. Spring is coming and we will be in the fields sowing and tending sun up to sun down.

Volunteers of all ages are welcome and we really enjoy bringing the community to our farm. Be it, high school students looking to do community service, retirees looking to get exercise outdoors, people who don't have a garden of their own to tend, CSA members looking to give back or see where and how their food investment grows, citizens seeking to start a farm of their own, and last but not least your average person who can not afford healthy food-anyone with the ways and means can find a place on our farm! Buckhorn tries to spread its wealth as far and as wide as possible and for those not able to purchase chemical free, fresh veggies but who would like to do a work share, we welcome your labor.

Recently, we have had a deluge of community support on our harvest days: Friday this week (3/11) for the Saturday Montrose Farmers Market and Thursday (3/18) for our CSA harvest. Please send an email to arrange a volunteership or a visit to gardens@buckhornmountain.com. Here are a few pics of the lovely people who have donated their time recently, much obliged.

 Rad(ish) Amy
Chris, crisping the Sassy Salad Mix
 Brenda Joyce, a Rose(amongst)Marys
 Apollo, seeking 11 tatsoi for the Braising Mix
John, joining the Arugula fun



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