August is Colorado Proud Month

Governor Hickenlooper has declared August 2013 as “Colorado Proud Month,” celebrating the state’s agriculture.  Visit the Colorado Dept. of Agriculture’s Colorado Proud webpage this month to read the Governor’s Proclamation, find a calendar of agriculture tours and events, link to social media, and discover the 52 Reasons to Choose Colorado.  Finally, as always, you can find consumer information on the site, including recipes, a crop calendar, agritourism information, forest products, restaurants serving Colorado Proud foods, and directories of farmers’ markets, wineries, and gifts.  The site also features information for producers including a newsletter, guidelines, and rules and regulations