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“If You Eat, You’re Part of Agriculture” - Written by Maggie Hanna
Jan 28, 2016
When tillage begins, other arts follow. The farmers [and ranchers], therefore, are the founders of human civilization. -Daniel Webster
Being Thankful - Written by Jayne Thompson
Nov 16, 2015
Our “table” has never been more abundant. This year we reached significant milestones, highlighted longtime friendships, and collected new supporters all along the way.
Conservation Cowboy: Meet Jay Fetcher - Written by Jayne Thompson
Oct 26, 2015
Recently, Jay Fetcher was re-appointed to the CCALT Board of Directors after an eight year hiatus. Below is an interview I did with Jay last week to celebrate his return.   
Connecting The Dots - Written by Todd Cohen & Jayne Thompson
Sep 30, 2015
Over the past two decades, the gap between young people and nature has widened. This gap includes a lack of understanding of agriculture (where food comes from) and a connection to the outdoors. The most worrisome statistic surrounding this issue is that today, American kids spend an...
The Road Less Traveled - Written by Carey Richardson
Aug 27, 2015
The scenery on my drive home isn’t as dramatic as that of a mountain pass, but it evokes the same feelings. A sense of peace as I leave the chaos of the city behind me. A sense of wonder as I stare at the mountains before me, and gratitude as I recall the many times those...

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This is a pivotal time for Colorado. Dramatic changes sweeping across the state are putting our vital agricultural lands, wild open spaces and rugged natural beauty at risk. Preserving Colorado's heritage starts with taking care of our land. Help us keep the Colorado way of life alive for future generations!