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About Us


About Us...

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About Us


About Us...

 

Where are we located?

We're on the eastern edge of Boulder, Colorado - seconds from Lafayette and only a few minutes from Erie, Broomfield, Louisville and Longmont.  

Do we have a retail front?

Nope.  it's more like we're neighbors (we're not far away).  Just let us know when you wanna drop by to say hi and pick something up or.... stop by our informal, self-serve/ honor system FARM STAND where you can grab eggs or whatever's fresh picked from the garden spontaneously.   The FARM STAND is conveniently located right on 95th Street at the entrance of our driveway with adequate parking.  Grab a fresh snack or dinner fixin's on your way home!  

Who are we?

Farmer #1 is me, Noelle - originally from Idaho but a Coloradan for the last 20 or so years (yikes, time flies).  I love growing yummy things to eat and will never cease to be amazed watching seeds sprout and grow into something exponentially larger.  DIY is my middle name -  while it can save money (uhm, at times, right folks?), learning how to do something new and seeing it through to completion is incredibly rewarding for me!  I love a good get together with friends and family and hanging with my livestock peeps, learning each of their individual personalities.   And I simply adore BBQ.  I love eating it and even more so I love making it for others to enjoy.  Some ladies collect shoes - I, on the other hand, collect BBQs!  Why?  It's tasty of course.... but it also forces me to slow down.  Ya can't rush good BBQ.  And slowing down in today's world can be a challenge!

Farmer #2 is Matt - the Brit.  While not having grown up in a rural setting, his knack for DIY and fixing things coupled with a love of good food, animals and gorgeous views have made adjusting to rural life relatively pain free!   His love for woodworking comes in quite handy 'round Big Ash Farm, as does his interest in beer brewing and sausage making! 

And last but not least, our Social Media Manager whose youth and tech savviness keeps us on the cutting edge and hip as can be.

What do we do?

We raise Icelandic sheep for meat and fiber as well as heritage turkeys, fresh eggs and seasonal produce on a small, local scale.  

Why do we do this?

Because it's fun!  Dare i say therapeutic?   And as Alton Brown would say - Good Eats!  ...  A great way to keep active without having to go to a gym ...  And a way we can contribute to our community and the world we live in, allbeit small.

Where did Big Ash Farm get it's name?

Well - we have just that, a very big ash tree in our yard.  In fact, the tree guy who came to look at trimming it claimed it to be the biggest ash (tree) he’s seen!  So it seemed fitting.  It also gives us some options should we ever lose the ash tree to that dreadful ash borer bug (please no!) – we could rename it Lost Our Ash Farm.  ROFL!  

 

 
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The Farm


Big Ash Farm is also known as the ol' Eddy farm - a dairy farm run by the Eddy family that operated for many years.  Our shop is the old milking barn. 

The Farm


Big Ash Farm is also known as the ol' Eddy farm - a dairy farm run by the Eddy family that operated for many years.  Our shop is the old milking barn. 

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Train Car


One of our favorite things about the farm, other than the gorgeous view and close proximity to 'town', is our train car.  The old train car with its weathered wood and rusty metal served as the grain silo for many years! 

Train Car


One of our favorite things about the farm, other than the gorgeous view and close proximity to 'town', is our train car.  The old train car with its weathered wood and rusty metal served as the grain silo for many years!