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Community Agriculture Alliance: Barns deserve credits

Barns have long captured the imagination of the American public. They are prominent icons on the landscape and reminders of the nation's agrarian roots and hardy pioneers.

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Community Agriculture Alliance: CAWA to hold water workshop in Steamboat Springs

By 2050, Colorado’s population will almost double to 10 million, bringing with it a water shortage of more than 500,000 acre feet per year.

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Community Agriculture Alliance: Take an active role in water plan

Colorado Ag Water Alliance is hosting a series of meetings around the state to give agricultural producers the opportunity to take an active role in the implementation of the Water Plan.

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Community Agriculture Alliance: Take active role in water plan

Colorado Ag Water Alliance is hosting a series of meetings around the state to give agricultural producers the opportunity to take an active role in the implementation of the Water Plan.

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Community Agriculture Alliance: CAA Market bridges gap between producer, consumer

At Community Agriculture Alliance, we continue to be grateful for all of our Yampavores. A Yampavore is a person whose diet consists of food locally grown in the Yampa Valley.

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Community Agriculture Alliance: A new year for Community Agriculture Alliance

Regardless of the weather or the economy or presidential elections, our family producers continue to grow commodities that keep our bellies full and our bodies warm.

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Community Agricultural Alliance: Season’s greetings from Yampatika

On behalf of our board of directors, staff and volunteers, season’s greetings from Yampatika as we begin this holiday weekend.

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Community Agriculture Alliance: The Christmas goose

When I think of a goose at Christmastime, the mental image is of a based and browned bird sitting on the dinner table, much like the Thanksgiving turkey.

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Community Agriculture Alliance: More than just a Christmas tree

Cutting down a Christmas tree is an act whose benefits can extend far beyond providing a house with a holiday twinkle.

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Community Agriculture Alliance: ATMs — A possible answer to Colorado’s water woes?

On Tuesday, people from across the state convened for the 2016 Colorado Ag Water Summit at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds near Denver.

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Community Agriculture Alliance: Giving thanks for where we live

This week's Community Agriculture Alliance article is written by new Yampatika Executive Director Joe Haines.

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Community Agriculture Alliance: Every drop counts

It may be no surprise that agriculture is the nation’s thirstiest industry; simply put, it takes water to grow food and fiber. Rising demands from competing water users in the municipal and industrial sector, paired with a growing population, puts strain on balancing the water budget and adds pressure to agriculture’s share of water rights,

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Community Agriculture Alliance: Flood or sprinkler?

In Northwest Colorado, I often hear discussions about the relative benefits of flood and sprinkler irrigation for rivers and downstream water users.

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Community Agriculture Alliance: Which steak tastes best?

Aging is key to great tasting steak.

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Community Agriculture Alliance: Don’t Buy food from strangers

As a child, you may remember your mother telling you not to talk to strangers or not to take candy from strangers (my personal favorite). Well, what’s old is new again, as we adopt the #dontbuyfoodfromstrangers to promote local food.