Rocky Ford Cantaloupes – Safe and Delicious!

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Last year, more than 30 people died during a nationwide listeria outbreak, stemming from a Colorado cantaloupe farm.

Although that farm was more than 90 miles away from the Rocky Ford region, farmers who produce Rocky Ford cantaloupes have taken the tragedy very seriously and have formed the Rocky Ford Growers Association.  They have spent almost 1 million dollars in safety upgrades to make sure all Rocky Ford cantaloupes are safe and delicious, just like they have been for the past 125 years!   Check out this fun recipe made with Rocky Ford Cantaloupes!