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Free Farm Fresh Directory is Your Guide to Farmers’ Markets and More

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Spring has sprung and Coloradans are coming out of their winter slumber, looking for local products. The Colorado Department of Agriculture's 34th annual Colorado Farm Fresh Directory helps consumers find farmers' markets, roadside stands, u-picks, wineries and agritourism activities. 

"We are excited to partner with Kaiser Permanente this year," said Wendy White, marketing specialist for the Colorado Department of Agriculture. "The directory is brimming with local producers and educational information."

Otero County Extension Office Offers Basic Quilting Workshop

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The Otero County Extension Office is offering a free basic quilting workshop, which includes an opportunity to create lap fidget quilts to be giving to dementia and Alzheimer's patients.

The workshop will be held June 2 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at 411 North 10thStreet in Rocky Ford. While the workshop is free, registration is required.

Parents Beware: What You Need to Know Before Buying or Selling a Used Car Seat

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If getting rid of an old car seat is on your spring cleaning to-do list, or if you're an expectant parent hoping to save a few bucks by obtaining a secondhand seat, there are a few things you need to know. While reusing car seats may seem economical and environmentally friendly, Car Seats Colorado wants to remind parents there are some very serious safety risks involved.