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Colorado Town Experiments With 'Edible Forest'


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Monday, October 28, 2013

Community gardens dole out small plots of land and encourage people with limited access to fresh produce to grow their own.

Now, there’s a new twist on that model springing up across the country: edible food forests.

Imagine turning a public park into a free-for-all of community plants – and snacks.

From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Luke Runyon of Harvest Public Media reports on a new food forest planting its roots in a tiny Colorado mountain town.

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  • Luke Runyon, reporter for KUNC in northern Colorado and Harvest Public Media, a public radio reporting project that focuses on agriculture and food production issues. He tweets @LukeRunyon.
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