Al Pastor Evening in the Garden

With a dappled light on the garden and the sun’s spotlight on the pasture of goats, the Maagic Mountain Farm’s “Al Pastor” dinner began as guests arrived and enjoyed the land that would offer their evening meal. The event opened with a prayer and offering of bee pollen on the tongue while local musician, GentleContinue reading “Al Pastor Evening in the Garden”

Gentle Yoga on the Farm

When life feels too big to handle, go outside. Everything looks smaller when you’re standing under the sky. L.R. Knost Deborah Franzini leads this gentle Yoga class tuning us into our inner world in the presence of all the natural sights, sounds, smells and vibrations of the outside world on the farm.  Rain, shine, andContinue reading “Gentle Yoga on the Farm”

Maagical Solstice: A Member’s Experience

By farm family member, Ashley Hirsh I grew up in a conventional American household in Las Vegas, Nevada. The nutrition of my youth was S.A.D. (Standard American Diet.) Meals came out of boxes or cans and our idea of a refreshing beverage was an ice cold Pepsi. When I left home and began my journeyContinue reading “Maagical Solstice: A Member’s Experience”

Girl Scouts Name Clover

The Girl Scouts came out and we had a great time playing on the farm.  The girls toured everything from the compost to the beehives to the milkstall.The girls tried hand milking and held baby goats. They enjoyed spending time in the field brushing them and playing.  They asked many questions and had a greatContinue reading “Girl Scouts Name Clover”

Golden Eagle Charter School Visits

Golden Eagle Charter School came out a couple times this year offering grades K-5th an opportunity to learn how family scale food production is done.  They learned how all the animals have their jobs on the farm: Goats – Landscapes, weed eradicators, providers of meat and milk and lots of fun Chickens – Compost turners,Continue reading “Golden Eagle Charter School Visits”

Herb Walk on the Land

Sherry Ackerman offered a basic edible and herb walk on the land and in the pasture. Big takeaway fo me…More edibles per square inch grow on less naturally healthy and disturbed land rather than in nature.  Those weeds we can’t seem to get rid of in the garden are often edible treats or even gourmetContinue reading “Herb Walk on the Land”

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