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Colorado Edition: From Farm To Table

Esther Honig
In this Jan. 2019 file photo, a truck loads harvested corn at the entrance of Julesburg. Many residents work in agriculture.

Today on Colorado Edition: We talk with the state’s commissioner of agriculture about a program to create stability and resilience in the industry. We’ll learn about the toll that COVID-19 has taken on wages, and get the perspective of a Larimer County commissioner who says some coronavirus restrictions go too far. Plus, we’ll hear from a Northern Colorado man who’s doing what he can to spread joy during the pandemic, one dumpling at a time.

Today’s guests include: Colorado Commissioner of Agriculture Kate Greenberg; KUNC’s mental health reporter Leigh Paterson; Larimer County Commissioner Steve Johnson; and BizWest reporter Dan Mika.

Colorado Edition is made possible with support from our KUNC members. Thank you!

Colorado Edition is hosted by Erin O'Toole (@ErinOtoole1) and Henry Zimmerman. The web was edited by digital editor Jackie Hai. KUNC news director Brian Larson is our executive producer. We get production help from Rae Solomon and Adam Rayes.

Our theme music was composed by Colorado musicians Briana Harris and Johnny Burroughs.

KUNC's Colorado Edition is a news magazine taking an in-depth look at the issues and culture of Northern Colorado. It's available on our website, as well as on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, or wherever you get your podcasts. You can hear the show on KUNC, Monday through Thursday at 6:30 p.m., or Tuesday through Friday at 8:30 a.m.

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