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Posts Tagged ‘farming’

Down on the Farm in Boulder County

Down on the Farm in Boulder County

At a PLAN-Boulder forum on Monday, January 30, a panel of five Boulder County farmers, moderated by a CSU extension agent, related, among other details, that their practices have changed significantly over the years so that they plow much less — [...]

NPR | Who Are The Young Farmers Of ‘Generation Organic’?

NPR | Who Are The Young Farmers Of ‘Generation Organic’?

"Lindsey Shute's husband Ben has been running his own farm in Tivoli, New York, for ten years now. He says that the great thing about farming is that it's a really practical form of idealism. 'It's all well and good – and important – to have [...]

The Citizens’ Cropland Policy

The Citizens’ Cropland Policy

Democracy is decidedly out of fashion in 21st-century American political culture. Indeed, one could argue that democracy has been out of fashion for decades. At this time, it seems almost truistic to note that what is often styled “representative [...]

Profile: Farmer Keith Bateman

Profile: Farmer Keith Bateman

Over the past few decades, Boulder County has seen the departure of a lot of farmers, making Keith Bateman’s long-term commitment to farming a notable one. Keith grew up in Lafayette where his grandparents owned a dairy. Until he was 17, Keith [...]

Extending Boulder’s Urban Farming Heritage

Extending Boulder’s Urban Farming Heritage

Elizabeth Long, circa 1917-1924 (Carnegie Library) The Boulder City Council met recently to explore the possible purchase of a conservation easement on the Long's Gardens site at 3240 Broadway, Boulder.  The site consists of 25.1 acres which is [...]

Open Space Farm Tours: What is Cropland Policy?

Open Space Farm Tours: What is Cropland Policy?

“Cookies anyone? Lemonade?” asked Ron Stewart, director of Boulder County’s Open Space Department. On the evening of July 13, he enthusiastically shared snacks and his knowledge of agriculture in Boulder as the second of four Cropland Policy [...]

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