Watching customer trends

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by Sally Colby

When Echter’s Nursery and Greenhouse opened in 1959, its primary business was growing wholesale carnations. Today, the Arvada, CO, business is a full-service nursery, garden center and patio store.

“We shipped cut flowers all over the

Legal liability on the farm

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by Sally Colby

Many farms have enjoyed extra income from inviting the public onto their farms, especially those that feature autumn and Christmas activities. However, such enterprises come with risk.

Jackie Schweichler, staff attorney at Penn State Law’s Center