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Tim Plass, Last four years serving on council have been his highlight in Boulder

Tim Plass, Last four years serving on council have been his highlight in Boulder

Boulder City Councilman Tim Plass is pictured with his black Lab Molly at Dog Dayz, an end-of-season event at Scott Carpenter Pool (photo courtesy Tim Plass) Tim Plass is an enthusiastic backyard gardener. The Boulder City Councilman grows a [...]

Cottage Foods and Fresh Produce Sales Are Now Allowed in the City of Boulder

Cottage Foods and Fresh Produce Sales Are Now Allowed in the City of Boulder

On April 21, 2015, the City of Boulder enacted an ordinance allowing the sale of fresh produce and cottage foods from residences in the City of Boulder.  People who are interested in learning more about the rules for these sales should read the [...]

Good Neighbor Tips for Cottage Food Producers

Good Neighbor Tips for Cottage Food Producers

Thanks to all of you who sent in your thoughtful suggestions about what should be on this list of “Good Neighbor Tips” for folks who will be selling fresh produce and cottage foods from their homes, under a proposed Cottage Foods for Boulder [...]

What Makes a Bee-keeper, Market-gardener, or Chicken-keeper a Good Neighbor? Please let me know!

What Makes a Bee-keeper, Market-gardener, or Chicken-keeper a Good Neighbor? Please let me know!

flickr creative commons https://flic.kr/p/6SNbg8 All images courtesy Elizabeth Black unless otherwise indicated During their January retreat, Boulder’s City Council decided to proceed with a two-year long Cottage Foods for Boulder Pilot [...]

When Urban Dwellers Become Livestock Farmers

When Urban Dwellers Become Livestock Farmers

A hen from our flock “'Where's André?” “Out in the garage, sharpening his knives.” We begin walking towards one of the outbuildings when the farmhands yell out “No, not there, the garage!” We are oblivious urban dwellers who [...]

Micah Parkin, a Fresh Face in Boulder Politics

Micah Parkin, a Fresh Face in Boulder Politics

This is the ninth in a series of candidate profiles written by students in Instructor Jeff Browne’s CU News Corps course at CU-Boulder. Lauren is studying for her master's in journalism at CU-Boulder. She graduated from CU in 2011 with degrees in [...]

Can Boulder Reduce Its GHG Emissions by 80%?

Can Boulder Reduce Its GHG Emissions by 80%?

Front Range fire activity, 2000-2003 (Images courtesy COB) On Friday, October 4, 2013, at a PLAN-Boulder County forum moderated by PBC board member Bruce Goldstein, Brett KenCairn, Boulder’s new senior environmental planner, gave a presentation [...]

Preserve Long’s Gardens, Expand Urban Agriculture

Preserve Long’s Gardens, Expand Urban Agriculture

Long’s Gardens and the adjacent community gardens cover 25 acres in the heart of Boulder. Those who visit Long’s Gardens at 3240 Broadway experience a unique piece of Boulder’s heritage that is like stepping back in time. The Long family has [...]

How Do We Grow Organic Farming in Boulder County?

How Do We Grow Organic Farming in Boulder County?

Sol y Sombra Farm (from http://www.solysombrafarm.com/about.html) At a PLAN-Boulder County forum about organic farming on the evening of January 28, 2013, a panel of experts suggested that the current farming culture, promoted by Monsanto and [...]

DIY Solar Projects

DIY Solar Projects

Deborah's solar oven, made of cardboard, aluminum foil, and plexiglass reaches 350 degrees. The Newlands/Greenlands Low Carbon Group is focusing more on doing and less on discussing how to lower our carbon footprint.  We made a list of things [...]

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