“Bigger than a trail”: Grand Valley’s Palisade Plunge set to open after 10 years of planning, partnerships
The work of three federal land agencies, three municipalities, landowners and mountain bikers yields not just Colorado’s most anticipated trail, but a model for how communities can bring big ideas to fruition.
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In the age of “go back where you came from,” Palisade carries on tradition of thanking orchard workers before they leave
Peach growers in Colorado are trying to secure workers for next year’s harvest even as this season’s fruit remains to be picked
A diverse group of partners has worked for more than a decade to create a 34-mile trail that is destined to be one of the top mountain bike destinations in the country
The flying pest feasts on more than 300 types of plants and returns each year in greater numbers. But not in Palisade.
Weather, moisture and bee activity lined up perfectly for the best peach season in years, but with visa applications already set in stone, growers need a basketful of workers.
Beyond rush for CBD products, hemp-reinforced plastics pioneered by Henry Ford are in the works, but legal hurdles remain