Backyard Farmers: Getting Advice

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It's time for our summer series: Backyard Farmers. We look at the movement to shorten the distance between the garden...and the table. Today we talk about people who are joining the ranks of home gardeners. Experts say their phones are ringing off the hook, and many of the calls are coming from first-time gardeners hoping to grow their own food. We spoke with Carol O'Meara, who works at the CSU Extension office in Boulder. She's happy to give advice, but always cautions that gardening in Colorado poses some extra challenges.