Matching grant from Colorado Department of Agriculture helps Mountain Oven to grow business to increase resiliency in local and regional food economy.
Infrastructure And Inflation Reduction Laws boost the ability to turn hard work in the fields into a living that works for farmers.
High Desert Seed specializes in growing seeds that thrive in desert ecosystems—while preserving stories, flavor, and food sovereignty.
Rock n’ Roots Farm is dedicated to regenerative farming methods which help to replenish the soil – Farming to Heal in Paonia.
Jake Takiff is part of a trend towards regenerative farming, a more environmentally and economically sustainable model of managing the land.
Anne and Steve Ziemer of Immunity Farms delivered their first ever crop of Rouge de Bordeaux wheat to Mountain Oven Bakery.
Valley Organic Growers Association provides 20 Thanksgiving boxes to Delta County families in need and thanks West Elk Community Fund for the support.
The Modern Eater went out on a Western Slope road trip and took a tour of Berg Harvest, Colorado Pastured Pork, The Storm Cellar and Delicious Orchards.
J&M Farm’s Mike Chamas from Crawford delivers White Sonoran grain from Grain R and D to Chris Sullivan at Mountain Oven Bakery.
VOGA members and the Board inform Gunnison County Commissioners that oil and gas development upstream is a distinct threat to the agricultural economy and clean water.
Posting images of novelty eggs with different colors gets huge views on social media, especially on Instagram. Example: Sunshine Mesa Farm’s posts.
VOGA, along with The Learning Council, sponsored a Beekeeping Workshop at Thistle Whistle Farm on May 11, 2018. It was well attended, and the attendees participated by asking questions and offering observations.
The Rocky Mountain Seed Alliance along with the Valley Organic Growers Association, The Learning Council and Slow Food Western Slope hosted a Seed Swap and a Seed Panel plus a Seed School in a Day in Hotchkiss’s Memorial Hall in March 2018.
Valley Organic Growers Association along with Colorado Farm & Food Alliance, Western Slope Conservation Center and Solar Energy International visits DC to meet with USDA Undersecretary to talk about the importance of protecting Delta County’s water sheds and National Forests.
KVNF’s Local Motion with a Let it Grow program that features interviews of Eames Petersen, Scott Horner and Harrison Topp. Topic: how they plan, sustain and grow their operations.
In Lloyd Nelson’s March 19, 2018 Regenerative Agriculture presentation, a lively discussion ensued on the core principles of Biodynamic Agriculture. Attendees learned how to create sustainable fertility and healthy soil in farms, orchards, vineyards and gardens.