Farmers

Scott Condon / Aspen Times

Aspen Times reporter Scott Condon joined KDNK's Gavin Dahl to dicuss his feature on how local farmers are reponding to the COVID-19 crisis. He spoke to the leaders of Rock Bottom Ranch, Wild Mountain Seeds, Two Roots Farm, and the Central Rocky Mountain Permaculture Institute about farmers markets, CSAs, and other ways they hope to grow their impact in the Roaring Fork Valley in 2020. 

Colorado Department of Agriculture

Every year the Colorado Department of Agriculture creates the Colorado Farm Fresh Directory. It lists places to get food and other agricultural items produced right here in the state. KDNK's Lucas Turner spoke with Wendy White, a marketing specialist, and manager of the Colorado Proud program to get the details.

Rep. Scott Tipton

For this month’s conversation with Congressman Scott Tipton, KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh asks about the latest version of the farm bill, originally created to help farmers in the Great Depression, the Iran Deal and the growing wealth inequality gap.

Farmers Measure Carbon for Healthy Soil

May 2, 2018
Wikipedia Commons

 


Farmers across a broad spectrum of the agriculture industry are embracing the ‘healthy soil’ movement. A key component of healthy soil is the amount of carbon it holds. But how can you tell? And how can you find out without disturbing the operations of a working farm or ranch? KBUT’s Christopher Biddle has more.

Mana Foods

Local farmers recently gathered at Mana Foods, Carbondale’s new health food store and, in many ways, the latest iteration of the Carbondale Food Co-Op, most recently called the Dandelion Market. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh has more…