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Denver Residential Sales Ordinance Information and Resources

The City of Denver will now allow backyard gardeners to sell their produce in a front yard farm stand within the City limits. There are serious considerations that involve food safety, business planning and a deliberate approach to operating this type of farm stand. We have assembled resources that will help navigate the process for Denver residents below.

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Denver Master Gardeners

If you live in Denver and love gardening and volunteering, consider becoming a Denver Master Gardener! Applications for the Denver Master Gardener Program are accepted mid-September through mid-October for the following spring. If interested, contact Merrill at 720-913-5270 or Merrill.Kingsbury@denvergov.org

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Emerald Ash Borer

Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) was found in Boulder, CO, in September 2013. As a non-native insect, EAB lacks predators to keep it in check. EAB only attacks ash trees in the genus Fraxinus (so mountain ash are not susceptible). Approximately 15% of the trees that make up Colorado's urban forest are ash. There are an estimated 98,000 in the city of Boulder alone. The Denver Metro area has an estimated 1.45 million ash trees. EAB is responsible for the death of millions of ash trees in the United States. Help protect Colorado's ash trees! Don't move firewood, and consider chemical treatments to protect high-value ash trees within or near the EAB Quarantine area.

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