WELCOME to two bears farm

Two Bears Farm is a holistic, Eco-friendly working farm and retreat center just north of Durango on the east Animas River.  Come join us for an afternoon or a week.  With an orchard of over 80 apple trees and some fine river front fishing, Two Bears is the perfect place to relax, re-imagine and refine.  Stay at our well appointed guest house (sleeps eight), take a workshop or spend some time with the animals. 


A work in progress – what farm isn’t? We have 30 raised beds, tilled gardens, a greenhouse and over 80 fruit trees. The majority of which are 75 year old heirloom apples.  Holistically managed and chemical free, we work with nature to grow fruit and vegetables.  Coming in 2018: farm to table CSA
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What can we say?  Kunekune pigs are adorable.  We hope for our first litter of piglets this spring.  Our herd of Navajo Churro sheep will be sheared in a few weeks.  Rounding out the line-up, we also have Rex rabbits and French Angora rabbits.  
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Come stay at the farm!  Our Guest House is less than 50 yards from the river.  The Guest House sleeps eight, is fully furnished, has an exercise room with pool table, three bedrooms and a wood stove.  Enjoy your coffee in the morning as the sun comes up over the red cliffs or pop into town for dinner.

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We have a variety of workshops ranging from holistic farm management and feeding a family on 1/4 acre, soap making using essential oils and drum making. We also host workshops and events. Contact us for more details.

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who we are

Having grown up on a small farm Sara Sheeler had always missed gardening and tending animals.  A former Marine, she brings 20 years of small business experience to Two Bears Farm, along with 14 years of experience developing land in Costa Rica to one day be a sister program to Two Bears Farm. Her uniform is now work boots and a Leatherman!

sara sheeler

With 25+ years of experience advising families and business owners, Carl Sheeler is a steward of Two Bears Farm. A former Marine Corp tank officer, serial entrepreneur and nationally recognized leader in business strategy, he is happy to call himself a Farmer. It is Carl’s vision that made Two Bears Farm possible. These days you can find him in the barn with his pigs.

carl sheeler, phd

Long time working cowboy, farmer and former professor, Scott Perez brings holistic and best practices and on the ground experience to agriculture and conservation. 

Scott Perez