Stevens, Richard E. and Betty J.


Title
Stevens, Richard E. and Betty J.
Creator:
Stevens, Richard E., 1931-, interviewee; Stevens, Betty J., 1931-,interviewee; Merz, Ulla, interviewer; Pois, Anne Marie, videographer;
Date Recorded:
2011
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Description:

Richard and Betty Stevens are farmers who began selling vegetables at the precursor to the Boulder County Farmers’ Market in 1978 when it was located on the Boulder courthouse lawn. They continued to sell at the market until 2010. Richard served on the board of directors for the market, including a stint as president. They talk about farming in Boulder County: techniques, successful crops, the use of greenhouses as season extenders, and relationships with customers. They also discuss a wide range of topics about the Boulder County Farmers’ Market including its history, locations, governance, reasons for success, and changes during its decades-long history.
This interview is one of a series about the Boulder County Farmers’ Market.
View DVD, time-indexed summary, and supplementary material at Carnegie Branch Library.

Subject:
Foy, Richard A., 1944-. McKenzie, John D., 1954-. Stevens, Richard E., 1931-. Farmers' Market (Boulder, Colo.) Agriculture Colorado Boulder County. Farm produce Colorado Boulder County. Farmers' markets Colorado Boulder County. Farmers Colorado Boulder County. Farms Colorado Boulder County. Boulder (Colo.) History Biography.
Language:
eng
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Local call number:
OH1743
Copyright:
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