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Darrin Parmenter

County Director
Work 2500 Main Avenue Durango CO 81301 Work Phone: (970) 382-6464 Work Fax: (970) 247-2365 Website:


Responsible for the implementation of programming and helping to evaluate and report on the impacts of the Horticulture program through maintaining and growing the county Colorado Master Gardener Volunteer Program. As well as helping to implement programming and evaluate and report on the impacts of the Small Farms/Agricultural county program.

Commercial horticulture, Community gardening, Fruit crops, Greenhouse crops, Home horticulture, Master Gardener program, Potatoes, Vegetable crops, Urban forestry, Small acreage management, Alternative crops, Manure management, Organic production, Soil management (compaction, tillage), Sustainable agriculture, Weed management

Categories: La Plata County, Western Region