DENVER URBAN HOMESTEADING

Our market assistant Elizabeth only

buys used clothing, raises chickens,

grows fruits and vegetables, and

repurposes all her waste. Her motto 

of life is "Do what you can with what

you have where you're at."

A true urban homesteader.

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Shop at our market:  meet the farmers growing your food, learn about new foods, bump into your neighbors and keep your money working to stimulate our local economy!

Market hours and beekeeping store hours:  Tuesday 9-3     Thursday  1-7     Friday 1-7

Saturday Farmers' Market and beekeeping store hours:  Saturday 9-3

 

 

INDOOR FARMERS MARKET

Selling organic or other high-quality foods

from local farmers and food producers

We take Mastercard, Visa, SNAP/EBT (food stamps)

 Do you know where your food comes from?  We know where ours comes from and we know the people who grow it.  One of the goals of our urban agricultural center is to provide that information to our customers and help strengthen the bonds between the farmer and the consumer, to make transparent the route from the farm to the table.  In order to this, it is our goal to visit all the farms selling at our market, to understand their food production processes and to feel confident that the food is grown or prepared with agricultural, nutritional and environmental integrity.  (Note that "local" varies depending on the product.  Most of our foods come from a 100 mile radius, but some come from greater distances because they are not produced nearby.)

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WHERE:  200 Santa Fe Drive, Denver

WHO: Denver Urban Homesteading (DUH) and small local farmers and fooders using organic and sustainable practices.

WHAT:

oods we carry:

 

VEGETABLES

Wise Acres Farm is just north of Denver and they sell vegetables here in season.

 

MEATS

Callicrate Beef has many cuts of beef and WAGYU (American Kobe).  It is raised on their ranch at the Kansas-Colorado border and processed on site.  No stressful traveling and no hormones or antibiotics used.  Cattle get both grain and grass for what Mike Callicrate says is the perfect mix for the animals and for the humans.

Flying B Bar Ranch is just east of Denver in Strasburg.  Their beef is completely grass-fed and the ranch is certified as Animal Welfare Approved.

Harvest Acres is a small, family-run ranch east of Denver that has pork and goat meat.

DAIRY

Harvest Acres has raw goat and cow milk shares available.

Turkey Tracks Farm has raw cow milk shares available.

Morning Fresh Dairy milk and their Noosa yogurt is sold here. 

Mini-Moos Dairy has pasteurized goat milk and cheese.

EGGS

Our eggs are laid by happy chickens in open environments

Wise Acres: pastured

Chicken Tracks Farm: Pastured, soy free

Mini Moos: Duck eggs

PASTRY

Styria Bakery has all kinds of breads.

 

HONEY

Unlike most supermarket honey and some farmers market honey, we know our local bee farmers and it all comes from them without syrup additives.

We have honey from east of Denver, west of Denver, north of Denver and south of Denver.  We also have unique honeys from Georgia, New York State, Prince Edward Island in Canada, New Zealand and Brazil.

 

PASTA

Pappardelliís Pasta, frozen ravioli and sauces

Capellaís gluten-free pasta

SOUPS

Wise Acres has dried soups.

 

CHOCOLATE/ICE CREAM

Ziva Chocolates has delicious chocolate.

Cows Gone Coconut has non-dairy ice-cream made from coconut milk.

Sweet Action is a popular neighborhood ice-cream maker that uses milk from cows that arenít pumped with antibiotics.

Jack Rabbit Hill biodynamic wine (that means essentially beyond organic)

CANNED GOODS

MM Local canned fruits and vegetables.

Ela Family Farms organic fruits

The Real Dill locally-made dill pickles.

Rocky Mountain Orchards jams

SOAPS ETC

Lily Pad makes soaps with raw cow and goat milk

Sage Thymes has organic heirloom vegetable starts, handmade soaps

PREPARED FOODS

Revolution in the Kitchen sells tamales of all sorts that are delicious.

LOCAL AND ORGANIC white wheat, whole wheat, spelt, buckwheat, bronze barley, buckwheat, hard red winter wheat, yellow corn, kidney beans, lima beans, pinto beans, garbanzo beans, anasazi beans, black beans, black eye peas, green split peas, French lentils, black chia seeds, soybeans and popcorn.  Honeycomb, honey, organic maple syrup, maple candy, maple butter and maple sugar.  We also have almonds.  The popcorn and the almonds are the best we have ever eaten.  We have any quantity of beeswax.  These quantities are sold in 1lb and 2lb bags.

We also have diatomacious earth, 20% vinegar, duck eggs and other hard-to-find natural food and agricultural products.  We have Happy Frog potting soils, Fox farm soils, fox urine, coyote urine, bird netting and other hard to find items.

Honey.  We have a large collection of local honey and unique honey from other places, such as buckwheat honey, blueberry honey, kudzu honey, tupelo honey, honey from Prince Edward Island and Medihoney.  Honeycomb

FOOD AND AGRICULTURAL ART

Calling for Agricultural Art!

Denver Urban Homestead is exhibiting art with an agricultural theme at the Farmerís Market. We would love to connect with artists that work  (loosely) with agricultural themes.

We believe that real food goes best with real art! So, please email us if you are interested!

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Last updated: 11/07/14.