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The Denver Post | Boulder County agriculture division helps keep urban sprawl at bay


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LONGMONT — Four generations of the Zweck family have farmed on the west edge of town, but when the fifth opted out, the 230-acre operation seemed doomed to development. “The city limits are right on our fence,” said John Zweck, whose great-grandfather George Zweck purchased the property in 1863 from a Civil War veteran. Instead of selling their riverfront property to developers, the Zwecks offered their land to Boulder County’s Open Space Agricultural Resources Division.

Read the entire article on the Denver Post:  Boulder County agriculture division helps keep urban sprawl at bay.

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