Northern Colorado farmers determined to stay in business

Northern Colorado farmers determined to stay in business

Local food scene drives some to keep their farms
Ben Pfeffer, front, looks on while his apprentice, Hannah Coakley, rolls a Japanese paper pot transplanter down a row at Raisin’ Roots Farm in Fort Collins on April 25. The farm, neighbored by roads and a housing development, could likely fetch a hefty payday from a housing developer, but landowner Dennis Vanderheiden is committed to keeping it urban agriculture.

Northern Colorado farmers determined to stay in business

Ben Pfeffer, front, looks on while his apprentice, Hannah Coakley, rolls a Japanese paper pot transplanter down a row at Raisin’ Roots Farm in Fort Collins on April 25. The farm, neighbored by roads and a housing development, could likely fetch a hefty payday from a housing developer, but landowner Dennis Vanderheiden is committed to keeping it urban agriculture.
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