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Interested in a farm internship with us?

Interested in a farm internship at Barefoot Farm in 2017? Here is a link to more information: http://organicgrowersschool.org/farm/barefoot-farm/

Watch GOSHEN – a powerful new film about the Tarahumara

Dana Richardson and Sarah Lentz have spent years with the Tarahumara. Last summer, they visited Barefoot Farm to interview Will Harlan. Their film, GOSHEN, reveals how the Tarahumara tribe's ancient diet and active lifestyle can not only transform your personal health and fitness, but may be the key to preserving

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A More Verdant World

A More Verdant World

Gentle readers, summer is fully upon us. Most days culminate in the kind of downpour reserved for summer afternoons - sudden and fierce, with raindrops big as eyeballs. As one would expect, the main chore this time of year is weeding.Try as we might, I'm sure the most

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Even more kids on the farm

Even more kids on the farm

A while ago, before school was out for the summer, River's kindergarten class came to visit us at Barefoot. They tried their hands at milking (Celeste, not Juno, who is less patient on the milking stand). They dined on a kid-friendly farm-to-table spread of apples and honey, goat

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scholarship program launches

scholarship program launches

Barefoot Seeds' Las Guacamayas Scholarship Program provides scholarships for young Raramuri athletes who have demonstrated the desire to continue their education and participate in sports. Our board of advisors selects 5-6 students per year to live dormitory style at Rancho Las Delicias in Urique, Chihuahua, Mexico. Our goal is to

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April Showers

bring spring flowers... and the planting of parsnips

April Showers

So much has been happening here as the season swung suddenly into full gear. Spring is a fickle season, lulling our orchards into a false sense of security with balmy nights for a week at a time before snapping back to snow and frost, just as the first branches

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Animal, Vegetable, Fungus

Animal, Vegetable, Fungus

Ah, spring. A week of snowstorms and 60 degree days. Celeste gave birth to triplets (three bouncing baby bucks) during Tuesday's storm. This week saw a hundred new shiitake logs drilled and plugged with thimble-shaped spawn capsules. We almost doubled the size of our mushroom operation.

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New Arrivals

Just look at that face

New Arrivals

Shout it from the rooftops, the kids are here! And our kids are the cutest, smartest, sweetest, most precocious kids of any kids that ever were (can you tell that they're my first?). At 9 AM on Wednesday, our oldest Saanen doe Juno dropped a little buck and

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arnulfo's team wins traditional ball-kicking race

arnulfo’s team wins traditional ball-kicking race

Each year, Barefoot Seeds helps organize and support a Tarahumara rarajipari and ariweta -- traditional team ball-kicking and ring-throwing races. Women toss a hoop ahead of them with a stick as theyrun; men kick a heavy wooden ball as they run, often for 100 miles or more. Last weekend, the fourth

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