Jeff Madeen, who with John Essen opened Animas Valley Farms two years ago to practice organic farming within Durango city limits, gets help from Michael Lofton to secure the scarecrow the friends built together. It’s one of about a dozen that will be at the farm for tonight’s Scarecrow Show. All are for sale, and those not sold will remain on display at the farm for about a month. The four-acre farm on the north end of town produces potatoes, carrots, cauliflower, broccoli, tomatoes and many other vegetables and provides organic vegetables to the Durango and Ignacio school districts as well as selling to the public.
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