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Two Rivers Water buys land in southern Colorado

Two Rivers Water Co. says it is has acquired 1,500 acres of previously irrigated farmland in southern Colorado for $450,000. CEO John McKowen says the company is looking to produce organic alfalfa on the land using water from Orlando Reservoir and associated water rights that it bought in January for $3.1 million. McKowen said Tuesday… Continue Reading Two Rivers Water buys land in southern Colorado

Eastern Colorado poultry farmer Dallas Gilbert knows his fresh eggs would sell like hotcakes at a farmer’s market – but he doesn’t figure he’d sell enough to make it worth buying commercial food-handling equipment he needs to sell the eggs legally off his farm. Out in Hotchkiss, organic fruit farmer Philip “Wink” Davis says he’d… Continue Reading Colorado may join ‘cottage foods’ movement

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