Tomatoes Coming On Strong + Saturday Market

Tomatoes Coming On Strong + Saturday Market

Every year is an adventure in tomato-growing at Black Cat Farm. Colorado’s tempestuous climate guides the growing season, and ultimately shapes the nature of the harvest. And the weather, too, determines what kinds of tomatoes you see on your plates at Black Cat...
Corn Arrives at Black Cat Farm & Market Bounty

Corn Arrives at Black Cat Farm & Market Bounty

Lend us an ear, Black Catters and Brambleites. One of our favorite veggies in the fields is finally popping. It has become the country’s largest commodity crop, covering 90 million acres of farmland in the United States (most of it in the heartland). The mass-produced...
Peppers on Parade + Market Bounty

Peppers on Parade + Market Bounty

We serve them fresh. Roast them. Ferment them, pickle them and dry them. We grind them into powder, and turn them into sauces. And boy are we happy that pepper season is here. This year we planted 10 different varieties, with names like Shishito, Fushimi, Amish...
Herbs & Flowers Brighten Life + Farmers’ Market

Herbs & Flowers Brighten Life + Farmers’ Market

We started farming more than a decade ago, and devoted the bulk of our efforts to vegetables for the first year.  The farming bug hit us hard from the get-go, however, and soon we had chickens, and then a pig. And now the livestock include more 100 pigs and nearly 350...