Colorado roadside markets get federal boost

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

DENVER (AP) -- More than 120 roadside markets in Colorado could be getting help from the federal government.

Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan is in Denver on Thursday to discuss a $10 million program that will provide money for marketing for farmer markets and roadside stands.

The goal of the program is to increase the amount of local produce available to consumers.


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