A 150-year-old San Luis Valley farm stops growing food to save a shrinking water supply. It might be the first deal of its kind in the country

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Sarah Parmar, as the director of conservation for Colorado Open Lands, helped negotiate an agreement with a San Luis Valley farmer to create a groundwater conservation easement that would halt irrigation water pumping on the land, and in turn help replenish the aquifer under the region.

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