Free Agriculture Classes Benefit Veterans

At the Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms, three eager military veterans don the head-to-toe white jumpsuits and netted hats commonly used by beekeepers about to dive into a hive. Led by Jamie Wickler, education coordinator for the farm, the veterans are here as farming students, to learn about growing produce, raising livestock and, yes, tending the bees that were buzzing around their heads as they inspected trays of honeycombs.

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