New Boulder nonprofit hopes planned agriculture center will be a regional draw

A new nonprofit called the Boulder Open Space Conservancy has planned as its first major undertaking an agriculture center that serves as a resource for Front Range farmers, prospective farmers and anyone else who may be interested.

The Conservancy was established just three months ago as a partnership with Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks division. According to its purpose statement, the nonprofit will seek to “leverage public resources with private philanthropy to protect, enhance and preserve Boulder’s natural legacy of open space and mountain parks.”

It may seem odd to some, then, that something farming-related has risen to the top of the Conservancy’s to-do list.

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