Housing Boom in Northern Colorado on Former Farmland

The Coloradoan recently covered the explosion of new housing development in Northern Colorado on lands formerly used for farming.  This article tells the story of the development pressures that will make farmland increasingly hard to find and afford for farmers and ranchers wanting to be a part of our local food economy.  From the story:

Ronald Ruff (former rancher) has watched farms in southeast Fort Collins switch from growing hay and corn to a new, more lucrative crop.

Houses.

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