Denver Local Garden

Resources for the urban farmer and gardening communities of the Front Range of Colorado

Political Issues

This page is meant to highlight political issues pertaining to the Denver and Front Range Lifestyles.

A 12-year-old might’ve grown your food. In many states, that’s perfectly legal.

Republicans are rolling back child labor laws. But they’ve always been weak on farms.


Watch: Senate Grand Old Partiers pacify planet polluters at climate change cover-up hearing

United States Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) played defense for planet-polluting petrochemical producers in his opening statement at Wednesday's Senate Budget Committee hearing on the fossil fuel industry's shadowy propaganda.


Opinion: A pro-oil Texas lobbyist aims to undermine Colorado’s progress in reducing the health impacts of drilling

Don’t fall for it. Colorado must be vigilant to turn back such front groups and their self-serving motives

Colorado Sun

Who’s Profiting From Your Outrageous Medical Bills?

The same people who should be fixing them.

New York Times