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Local farmers get sustainability grants to improve soil and food production

 

March 24, 2021

Patricia Logan

Seedlings have sprouted at Red Wagon Farm at 63rd and Oxford Road. Wyatt Barnes got a grant from Boulder County that will help him grow and sell more vegetables in winter for local consumption.

It's all about the dirt. Improving the soil improves the plants, improves the yield, improves the quality and amount of locally grown food, and benefits the environment, which is why Boulder County is investing more than $300,000 in grants to local agricultural projects and farms through the Sustainable Food and Agriculture Funds.

Michael Moss of Kilt Farms has two properties he leases from th...



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