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Colorado farmers going organic to meet rising demand

Original story at The Denver Post• 17 mentions • 5 months ago

The Denver Post 5 months ago

 
Colorado consumers show with their pocketbooks their desire for organic foods. An increasing number of Colorado farmers are working to ensure stores and farm stalls are stocked to meet the demand. In three years, Colorado’s organic agricultural industry has more than doubled in sales, growing from $66.2 million in 2012 to $155.2 million in 2015, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s annual Certified Organic Survey. “Consumers are more and more engaged in their food purchases than ever before and are not only wanting to know where their food comes from but also how it was produced,” wrote Tom Lipetzky,
 
 
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20 Feb
Paul Bransky @mulemuscle
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20 Feb
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20 Feb
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20 Feb
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17 Feb
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17 Feb
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17 Feb
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16 Feb
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16 Feb
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13 Feb
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09 Feb
Rob & Beth Jones @JonesOrganics
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09 Feb
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08 Feb
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Colorado farmers converting to #organic to keep up with huge rise in consumer demand. https://t.co/deEU1DUCCk https://t.co/sbJmVc8VUn
08 Feb
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08 Feb
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08 Feb
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