How the closure of two Vail restaurants shows coronavirus’ domino effect on the food-service economy
Hundreds of workers and business owners in the Eagle Valley felt the pinch when Matt Morgan was forced to close Sweet Basil and Mountain Standard in Vail Village.
Opinion: Colorado FARMS project grant could help address climate change, make agriculture more sustainableBy Lauren Hafford Opinion
Big Ag, nonprofits and CSU incubate ideas to expand production and imagine jobs that don’t yet exist
More Colorado workers will get breaks, must make $42,500 salary to be exempt from overtime under draft policy
The proposal represents a major win for Colorado labor groups, who have long been pushing for the changes -- although they didn’t get everything they wanted.
The growing popularity of CBD and recognition in the federal Farm Bill are prompting marijuana opponents to take a second look at its non-psychoactive cousin
Colorado’s not a big soybean state but indirect impact of trade wars has hit agriculture exports, which are down 15% this year
Lack of labor, broken contracts with suppliers are why some farmers leave the majority of what they grow in the field, contributing greenhouse gases to the atmosphere
Some may poo-poo the business of selling treated, dried human feces to fertilize crops, but solid research backs the practice.