Photo by Hannah Wallis
The four primary regions of Colorado we focus on are:
Includes: Commerce City, Brighton, Fort Lupton, Greeley, Hudson, Fort Morgan Agricultural work in this area focuses primarily on picking vegetable crops, raising and slaughtering cattle, chickens and pigs, and filling orders for plant nurseries.
Arkansas Valley/Southeastern Colorado
Includes: Avondale, Rocky Ford, La Junta, Lamar, Granada Vegetable crops make up the primary agricultural work for workers in this region, including canteloupes, watermelons, yellow onions, green onions, green beans and chiles.
San Luis Valley
Includes: Alamosa, Monte Vista, Center Workers in this area primarily work in potato harvesting and packing, as well as mushrooms and lettuce.
Includes: Palisade, Olathe, Delta, Hotchkiss, Paonia, Montrose Workers in this region typically work in the orchards, onions, corn production, or vineyards.