Our farm's focus is on growing the most nutritious produce possible, while working with the ecosystem to maintain and encourage natural diversity. We're also passionate about helping folks develop a relationship with the land. All crops we produce are distributed within 50 miles of the farm, feeding community supported agriculture (CSA) members, folks at the Boulder County Farmers' Markets, local restaurants and elders in need.
Here at Cure Organic Farm we encourage the community to come and join us in the fields. Agriculture is about connecting the community with its local food sources. Educational classes and tours of the farm can be scheduled. Volunteer opportunities are also available.
We are land stewards, employing organic and biodynamic methods.
We are committed to educating future farmers and others who want to develop a relationship with the land.
We foster a culture of giving, by providing nourishment and our time to those in need.
Anne P. Cure
Anne P. Cure is our Farm Manager. Anne has farmed in the pacific northwest at Full Circle Farm, and in Colorado at Short Grass Farm, and Hedgerow Farm. She is thrilled to call Cure Organic Farm home. Anne makes the crop plans and leads us through the seasons in the fields. She is active in working to keep agriculture land in the hands of farmers, and is passionate about bringing more young farmers into the fields. She believes that community involvement is instrumental in the revival of small family farms. Anne is dedicated to using sustainable methods that help to maintain a healthy farm ecosystem, and is often introducing new crops as well as animals into the mix.
Paul Cure has had an intimate relationship with dirt since he married Anne in 2001. One of his passions on the farm is raising ducks. He is still searching seed catalogs to find the elusive cappuccino seed. His favorite veggie is prosciutto.
Mark Jackson is our mechanic, builder and resident inventor. He truly enjoys the dynamics of the farm and takes pride in helping to make the farm better every year. We're extremely happy to have him as part of our
Grace was raised in Oregon and has spent the past four years residing in Colorado. Her love for farming grew in her own Denver backyard garden and expanded in an organic garden in Patagonia. When she is isn't farming she is creating beautiful hand lettering art pieces and exploring the outdoors.
Her favorite vegetables are snap peas and bacon.
Tony is a proud Michigander who recently finished his undergrad at Central Michigan University. He enjoys cooking, hiking, working outdoors and traveling. This year, Tony is excited to build on his prior farming experience and looks forward to getting to know the Cure Organic Farm community. His favorite vegetable is asparagus!
Maddy is one of the crew leaders at Cure. She spent the last two seasons working on a small farm at a 4-H center in Maine (her home state) growing veggies for school and camp programs and providing hands on farm and gardening education to students. Like her spirit vegetable, the carrot, she loves to spend the majority of her time in the dirt. Maddy is excited to share this love of dirt, to work, and learn alongside the rest of the crew this season!
Frannie a native Virginian, spent two years as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Guyana followed by working as a Hospital Outreach Specialist in New York City. This past fall she discovered her love for farming while volunteering at an organic garden in Patagonia. She is excited to get to know all of our CSA members this season and her favorite vegetable is a radish.
Chloe comes to us from Denver, CO. She recently graduated from MSU Denver with a degree in Human Nutrition and Dietetics. Interning at Cure is her very first experience farming and she is loving every minute of it. Chloe enjoys harvesting radishes, tilling on the tractor, and playing with the piglets.
Jocelyn Jocelyn hails from Parker but has become smitten with Boulder and its incredible farming community. That is why she is back for a second season, this time as Intern Crew Leader. After attending University of Southern California and working a brief stint in journalism, Jocelyn decided to go back to her roots, and the dirt, as she is a fifth generation farmer. This season she is looking forward expanding our presence at Union Station Farmers Market, seeing the familiar as well as new faces at CSA, making rainbow beet bunches, and attempting again to teach our resident momma pig Matilda how to do tricks.
Connie Findley maintains Cure Organic Farm's website. She spent many years in the corporate world as a market researcher and loves working with folks less focused on profit and more on sustainable living and community outreach. In her free time she's a playwright and avid baker.
John Ellis is our historical adviser, also known as our non-resident geezer. He remembers when our land was farmed by Mr. Pancost using horses in the 1960's, one of the last farms in the area to use horses. His parents built our farmhouse when he was in high school and he moved our barn and another building from the Pancost homestead, where our farm store is now. John farms 140 acres in Boulder County, growing hay, pumpkins, wheat and squash using organic methods. He also owns a 6 acre peach orchard in Palisade which is managed by our fruit share partners, Rancho Durazno. Besides farming, John makes compost for his farms and for his customers at the Boulder Farmers Market.