Location: In a rain shadow - Fremont County, Southern CO
posted 4 years ago
elle sagenev wrote:
Working full time out of the home?
Living off the land?
Age? - mid 30s
Married? - yes
Working full time out of the home? - yes (work from home on rare occasions)
Living off the land? - Deriving an income from the land? Yes - operate a small farm/herdshare dairy
Retired? - would rather just farm full time
Kids? - 1 so far.
http://www.cloud9farms.com/ - Southern Colorado - Zone 5 (-19*f) - 5300ft elevation - 12in rainfall plus irrigation rights
Dairy cows, "hair" sheep, Kune Kune pigs, chickens, guineas and turkeys
Stay at homestead Dad
The land provides us with enough to keep the bills low and our bellies full of great food for most of the year. 100% of our meat and eggs along with 50% of our fresh veg and fruit. Those amount are increasing every year as the new plantings of trees begin to bear more fruit.
Within five years I'd like to be fully food secure. Gotta find space for a cow...
Single? N/A- too busy and frankly don't care for relationships at the moment
Married? No, and not planning to for a very very very long time.
Working? N/A- going to be a full-time college student in 4-5 months
Living off the land? N/A
Single?: No, I have a dog.
Married?: Ahahaha NO
Working?: When the sun shines others have money to pay me, so rarely these days, peoples are POOR
Living off the land? Mostly, Yup. Between my place and the surrounding woods and working as slave labor on a tyrannical farm for squash and potatoes
Retired? I'll probably die first
Freakin' hippies and Squares, since 1986
Why does your bag say "bombs"? The reason I ask is that my bag says "tiny ads" and it has stuff like this:
A rocket mass heater heats your home with one tenth the wood of a conventional wood stove