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Farmers will start planting Pueblo Green Chiles next week

Posted at 8:23 PM, Apr 02, 2024
and last updated 2024-04-03 10:04:32-04

PUEBLO, Colo. — Farmers will begin planting the world famous Pueblo Green Chiles next week! Milberger Farms in Pueblo tells News5 they typically plant the first Chile seed during the second week of April.

They say this year's good spring weather has them on the right track. Milberger Farms also says they will plant millions of Chile seeds throughout their 45 acre farm, and it will take nearly three weeks to get all of them planted.

The Chiles will grow throughout the spring and summer before they are harvested and ready to be eaten at the end of July.

The Chiles are a big part of the annual Pueblo Chile and Frijole Festival. After last year's tough summer for farmers, a last-minute harvest helped most Chile growers.

WATCH: PUEBLO CHILE AND FRIJOLE FESTIVAL HAD ENOUGH CHILES FOR EVERYONE

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