The New Extension Service: Urban, Urbane

Benjamin Rasmussen for The Chronicle

Colorado State U.'s 98-year-old extension service, designed to bring university research to farming communities, has tailored its mission to serve city residents. An agent from CSU works with growers at the Urban Gardeners Collaborative near downtown Denver.
November 26, 2012

Blake Angelo's "Building Urban Farmers" course doesn't trifle with the pastoral. The first week opened with a visit from someone who set out to be a farmer and failed. The course's fifth-week class, convened on a November evening in an extension…

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