Black Farming on the Front Range

The Biden administration’s recent economic stimulus package included $5 billion for Black farmers to help address decades of discrimination that drove many growers out of business. Of the 3.5 million farmers in the United States, only 1% are Black. University […]

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Morning Magazine Podcast Tuesday June 1, 2021

We get an update on what’s new at Boulder City Council with reporter Shay Castle followed by a story featuring two Black farmers here in Boulder County. We close with the comment line. https://sfo2.digitaloceanspaces.com/kgnu-show-archives/audioarchives/MorningMagazine/2021/MorningMagazine_2021-06-01.mp3 The Morning Magazine features local news […]

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Morning Magazine Podcast Thursday April 29, 2021

We’ll hear about a new study showing last year’s wildfire season played a significant role in the 2020 western migratory bird die-off. Then, a local farm talks about their plans to regenerate soil by keeping compost in the area followed […]

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Dot Org: CALF

CALF‘s mission is to connect people of all ages and abilities to agriculture through education, community projects and leadership opportunities. Their Harvest Day event is happening on Saturday, September 28th.  CEO Brooke Fox talks with host Rae Solomon.   Download […]

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The Labor Exchange: Coalition Of Immokalee Workers

Subject: An Update: Coalition Of Immokalee Workers and The Alliance for Fair Food and Other Issues Host Dennis Creese speaks with Priscilla Velez, Labor Organizer, Alliance For Fair Food and Silvia Perez, Farmworker & Labor Organizer, Coalition Of Immokalee Workers, Immokalee, Florida. https://objects-us-east-1.dream.io/kgnu-news/2018/11/labor-exchange_11-26-18.mp3 […]

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Dot Org: Plant the Seed Project

The mission of Plant the Seed Project is to bring urban agriculture to Denver area school children.  Youth Farmstand and Garden-to-Cafeteria programs provide youth with the skills needed to grow nutritious food and to take action within their communities.  Executive […]

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Reveal: Losing Ground

Farming while black Picture an American farmer. Chances are, the farmer you’re imagining is white – more than 9 out of 10 American farmers today are. But historically, African Americans played a huge role in agriculture. The nation’s economy was […]

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Regenerative Agriculture in Boulder County

Boulder County owns approximately 100,000 acres of open space land and of that approximately 25,000 are protected as agricultural lands and leased to farmers. As such, everyone in the County, not just farmers, has a stake in agriculture. With a […]

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