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Our mission is to create a diverse orchard and propagation nursery of locally adapted heritage varieties of fruits, medicinal herbs and flowers, using Organic, Permaculture and Biodynamic agricultural practices. Benevolence aims to invigorate our fruit growing capacity throughout Boulder County and to provide an educational curriculum covering a wide array of classes and workshops for the community, where we invite all to learn, contribute and engage. 

Herbal News

We are stocked with many of your favorites from last season, as well as some new additions to our line:

  • Culinary Spice Blends- French, Italian, Jamaican Jerk, MIld Mediterranean, Thai Green Curry, Mexican, and Cajun Seasonings; Pork and Poultry Dry Rub Seasoning; and two varieties of Salt Seasoning for popcorn, vegetables or meat, Savory Mushroom Salt Blend and Green Salt Blend

  • Deep Breath Chest, Back and Foot Rub

  • Improved Elderberry Syrup Concentrate, now with Echinacea

  • Local Turkey Tail Mushroom Triple Extract

  • Local variation of Carmelite Water- Spirit and Mood Lifting Formulation 

  • Cardio Tonic Tincture

  • Dire Straits Fire Cider- formulated 

       to support respiratory wellness 

       during viral times

  • Cough Syrup

  • Herbal Bath Salts and Blends for

       relaxation and immunity

  • Chamomile-Rose Lip Balm

 

Contact Us to place an order!

Even though our Farm Stand is closed

for the season, our herbal medicine is

still available to purchase. Contact us

to place an order for your herbal needs and we will ship your order to you. Sorry, no on-site pick up available at this time due to COVID-19 precautions. 

 

Spring is Here!

 

We've been busy bees on the farm over the last few weeks! Check out some of our latest projects: 

Greenhouse Expansion--

 

to accommodate all of our annual and perennial seedlings, for transplantings on the farm and for nursery sales.

East Orchard Seeding--

Spring is a great time for seeding poor soil that needs a boost!! We seeded a cover crop blend of legumes, grains, and daikon radish into our east orchard rows.

We then over-seeded with a wildflower blend. Cover cropping like this has many benefits:

1. The cover crop helps improve the soil while suppressing weeds. 

2. The legumes fix nitrogen from the atmosphere and supply it to the soil where other plants can use it. 3. The daikon radish helps to breakup and aerate our heavy clay soil here in the Front Range.

4. When the cover crop dies off the wildflower meadow gets the benefit of extra organic matter being added to the soil from the decaying plant material. Yay for stacking functions!!

Vegetable Garden Seeding--

 

We're looking forward to our 2020 Farm Stand season! Be on the lookout for our first round of cold hardy crops: arugula, radish, Asian greens, and spring greens!!

All this, and more, will be sold at our roadside farm stand on Jay Road in the coming months. Can’t wait to share the abundance with you! 

Get Involved

We invite volunteers to help us at the orchard. Beginners level of experience in farming or gardening is okay— we will teach you every step of the way.

 

By volunteering, you will trade your work in the orchard for an exceptional hands-on learning experience; you not only get the chance to learn from seasoned farmers, gardeners and local herbalists, you also get the benefit of access to farm fresh food, cut flowers and herbal medicine we’ll be growing this year. 

Permaculture & Biodynamics Explained

 

Permaculture, or “permanent agriculture,” is a model of design for a perennial and sustainable agricultural system created by Bill Mollison in 1978. The main focus is to create a living landscape in which ecosystem regeneration and the use of natural resources are balanced through utilizing on-site renewable resources to recycle waste, fertilize the soil and increase biodiversity. Click below to read more.

 

In 1924, Rudolf Steiner introduced his concept of “biological dynamic” agriculture practices. The “biological” practices include known organic growing techniques, along with a specific regime of field sprays and fermented composts, known as preparations, used to activate the soil and re-enliven its microbiome. 

 

Additionally, the purpose of these preparations are to influence the vital life force of the farm metaphysically through a “dynamic” interaction between the celestial and the earth. Tasks such as planting, weeding, harvesting and applications of field sprays are all set to a calendar correlated with celestial influences, such as the placement of the sun, moon and stellar constellations.

Due to COVID-19 all classes will be postponed until further notice.      

Please follow us on Instagram or Facebook for updates on classes

Fruit Tree Grafting Class       $50

Sunday, April 19, 2020

10am - 12pm

Register here

Essentials of Fruit Tree Planting & Maintenance Class            $30

Sunday, April 26, 2020

10am - 12pm

Registration coming soon

Beginners Mushroom Cultivation Class                    $50

Saturday, May 09, 2020

10am - 2pm

Register here

Fundamentals of Composting & Compost Tea Class               $30

Saturday, May 23, 2020

12pm - 2pm

Registration coming soon

Herb Walk Through the
Orchard                                  $30

Saturday, May 30, 2020

12pm - 2pm

Registration coming soon

Herbal Day Spa                     $60

Sunday, June 14, 2020

12pm - 2pm

Registration coming soon

More Classes and Events to Come ...
  • Cut Flower Arranging Classes Through the Seasons

  • Earth-Based Herbalism Class

  • Introduction to Felt-making

  • Herbal Formulations Class

  • Garlic Festival 

  • Food Fermentation- Preserve the Harvest Class

  • Elderberry Syrup and Immune Support During Viral Times Class

  • The Basics of Herbal Medicine Making Class

  • Biodynamic Stir and Orchard Wassail

Upcoming Classes & Events

Farm Stand

 

 

~Closed for the Season~

See You in the Spring!

Fresh Cut Flowers, Herbal Medicine & Seasonal Produce located at our on-site farm stand from June-October.