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Everything but the oink

While winter is a fallow time for the produce farmer, for the meat artisan and chef, winter is the time to get busy so they can make use of cold weather to start cured products. Natural refrigeration  makes it  a…

Spring has Sprung

A pleasant surprise During winter, vegetable farmers typically take a break and then begin planning for next year and working on infrastructure items like fixing and buying equipment. (Over the winter, Eric and Jill purchased a former RTD mini-bus to…

Black Cat Beef

Nearly every new vegetable or animal that the Black Cat Farm grows or raises starts with a trial run. One of the latest trial runs was a big one. Literally, a really big one. As a birthday present from Jill…

Winter Produce

If you dine at Black Cat Farm-Table-Bistro or Bramble and Hare, there’s a good chance that the greens or root vegetables on your plate have been freshly harvested on the Black Cat Farm. With the use of row cover cloth,…

Thanks for the 2014 Market Memories

Earlier this month, Eric and Jill staffed the Black Cat Farm booth at the Winter market at the Boulder County fairgrounds in Longmont, the last Boulder County Farmers’ Market event of the year. Much like at the  Boulder outdoor farmers’…