Marje Cristol

Position: Meet the Farmer


About: Marje Cristol owns Linnaea Farm in Durango and sells cut flowers and goat-milk cheeses. She also serves on the Durango Farmers Market board.

Couple live the dream of farm life at Cottonwood Creek Farm

Commuting against the traffic is over for now.For years, Cindy Schroeder and Mel Matis worked in town and then commuted to work in the country.At times, the drive to Cottonwood Creek Farm, located...

DATE: July 1, 2009 | COLUMN: Meet the Farmer

James adds sustainable cheese, pork to family farm

A childhood spent on the James Ranch in the Animas Valley and a passion for great food were all it took to guarantee Dan James would stake out his place at the table.But before he would settle on...

DATE: June 24, 2009 | COLUMN: Meet the Farmer

Maynard finds Clear Water Farm fits 'just right'

If she were to remember a love just right and one that has been with her forever, it would be the love of working the soil: smelling, digging and finding solace in the ground and what comes from...

DATE: June 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Homegrown's biodynamic practices create abundance

They've come a long way from Santa Cruz, Calif., where they met while studying geology.Though they aren't working in the field of geology,one can find Emily Shatting and Mike Jensen in another...

DATE: June 10, 2009 | COLUMN: Meet the Farmer

Fox Fire Farms is an expanding family affair

For Fox Fire Farms and the Parry family, ranching and farming is a family tradition.There are currently two generations working on the farm, located four miles southeast of Ignacio, but the family...

DATE: May 27, 2009 | COLUMN: Meet the Farmer

Couple raises hardy longhorns for their lean meat

Editor's Note: "Meet the Farmer" is a new column that offers a brief profile of individual food producers in our region. The column will run each Wednesday through late October.Jeff and Linda...

DATE: May 13, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

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