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Maura Bennett Colorado Proud April Feature is Leg of Lamb
by Maura Bennett, click here for bio

Program: Colorado Ag Today
Date: April 02, 2019

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For many Americans, lamb is synonymous with the spring celebrations of Easter and Passover.

And this month the Colorado Department of Agriculture is highlighting lamb as it’s Colorado Proud commodity of the month.

“Spring has sprung and it’s a perfect time for Colorado lamb. Our state is well known around the world for our high quality lamb and we rank third in the nation for sheep and lamb production. We have about 445-thousand head of sheep in Colorado.”

That is Wendy Lee White at the Colorado Department of Agriculture.

Lamb is also an good source of protein, Vitamin B-12, niacin, zinc and a source of iron.

This recipe for Leg of Lamb comes from Colorado Chef Jason Morse and features allspice and cinnamon.

The full recipe is linked at our Colorado Ag Today website or find it at www.coloradoproud.org.

Wendy says her office is also holding a Breakfast with the Pros Funding Workshop this month. A mini workshop will present some key fundamentals to funding your agricultural or food focused business.Experts will share information about resources available for start-up businesses or growing companies looking for additional funding opportunities. The Breakfast with the Pros Funding Workshop is set for Friday, April 26 in Broomfield.

Visit www.coloradoproud.org for more information and to register.

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