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Cropland Policy/GMO Events


Today, November 7

Cropland Policy Open House, 5-8 p.m.

Boulder County Fairgrounds: Exhibit Building
Come learn about the policy and ask questions during this informal open house. A short staff presentation on the process will begin at 6 p.m. Public comments will be accepted.

The open house will cover the policy proposed by the Cropland Policy Advisory Group, introduce some of the existing programs for promoting local food and growth in the agricultural economy, and highlight some of the work POS does with its farmer partners.

Monday, November 14

PLAN-Boulder Forum: Should Genetically Engineered Crops Be Banned from Boulder Open Space?

7:00-9:00 p.m. Sherpa’s Restaurant, 825 Walnut St., Boulder, CO

Panelists will be Professor Daniel Bush, Chairman of the Biology Department at CSU, and others to be announced.

November 15

FAPC and POSAC Joint Session

November 15 at 5:30 p.m.
Longmont Conference Center
Staff will present the policy to a joint session of the Food and Agriculture Policy Council (FAPC) and the Parks and Open Space Advisory Commission (POSAC). Public comments will be accepted.

November 16

FAPC Special Meeting

November 16 at 5:30 p.m.
Longmont Conference Center
FAPC will vote on whether to recommend approval of the policy to the Board of County Commissioners. Public comments will not be accepted.

November 17

POSAC Special Meeting

November 17 at 5:30 p.m.
County Courthouse: Commissioners’ Hearing Room
POSAC will vote on whether to recommend approval of the policy to the Board of County Commissioners. Public comments will not be accepted.

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