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Spring has sprung

Local farmers prepare season’s first produce
Michael and Diane Schwebach of Schwebach Cedar Hill Farms stand within the hoop house where they just planted tomato, pepper and cucumbers in the ground that they started from seed at their farm near Aztec, N.M.
Diane Schwebach, of Schwebach Cedar Hill Farms, inspects a basil plant within a hoop house where she and her husband, Michael Schwebach, grow vegetables near Aztec, N.M.
Diane Schwebach displays the root ball of a pepper plant she and her husband, Michael Schwebach, started from seed in the bathroom of their home near Aztec, N.M.
A young basil plant grows within a hoop house at Schwebach Cedar Hill Farms near Aztec, N.M.
Diane Schwebach, of Schwebach Cedar Hill Farms, touches a fragile first bloom of a tomato plant she and her husband Michael Schwebach have started from seed in the bathroom of their home near Aztec, N.M.
Diane Schwebach of Schwebach Cedar Hill Farms stands within the hoop house where her and and husband Michael just planted tomato, pepper and cucumbers that they started from seed at their farm near Aztec, N.M.
Shop now for spring fruits and vegetables

The Durango Farmers Market will open May 11 and all your favorite farmers will be there, with spring offerings of greens of every stripe, a few herbs, asparagus, some onions and sweet sugar snap peas.

Some local farmers also will start selling within a week at farm stands and restaurants. You can find produce and eggs from Heidi and Judy Rohwer on Thursday afternoons at the Smiley Building, 1305 East Third Ave., or call 562-4375 for the farm.

Seven Meadows Farm and SongHaven Farm sell their produce at the Farm Bistro, 34 W. Main Street, Cortez. Call 565-3834 for the restaurant and Seven Meadows and 562-4494 for SongHaven.

Jennifer Wheeling sells her Gardens at James Ranch produce from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. every Saturday at James Ranch Market, 33846 U.S. Highway 550, 385-6858.



phasterok@durangoherald.com

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Spring has sprung

Michael and Diane Schwebach of Schwebach Cedar Hill Farms stand within the hoop house where they just planted tomato, pepper and cucumbers in the ground that they started from seed at their farm near Aztec, N.M.
Diane Schwebach, of Schwebach Cedar Hill Farms, inspects a basil plant within a hoop house where she and her husband, Michael Schwebach, grow vegetables near Aztec, N.M.
Diane Schwebach displays the root ball of a pepper plant she and her husband, Michael Schwebach, started from seed in the bathroom of their home near Aztec, N.M.
A young basil plant grows within a hoop house at Schwebach Cedar Hill Farms near Aztec, N.M.
Diane Schwebach, of Schwebach Cedar Hill Farms, touches a fragile first bloom of a tomato plant she and her husband Michael Schwebach have started from seed in the bathroom of their home near Aztec, N.M.
Diane Schwebach of Schwebach Cedar Hill Farms stands within the hoop house where her and and husband Michael just planted tomato, pepper and cucumbers that they started from seed at their farm near Aztec, N.M.
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