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Local farmers pioneer future of food

 

December 4, 2019

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Aspen Moon farmer's market stand

Marcus McCauley is the owner of a 40 acre diversified organic farm in Longmont. If you take a farm tour, McCauley will start by asking you an important question: what modern food crops are native to this region?

The answer is none. "Perhaps raspberries," McCauley added.

But McCauley noticed that there is one plant that is abundant in Colorado--grass. "How do you feed people from grass?" he ask...



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