Land, sheep, and the inefficiency of being too efficient

Elena Miller Ter-Kuile is a sixth-generation farmer living in southern Colorado. At Cactus Hill Farm she and her father raise sheep for wool, grass-fed meat and organic grain and hay––practices held by her grandfather and generations before him. But over the years sheep herding faded away. Now she’s returning to these traditions, and along the way restoring her family’s damaged land.

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