It’s easy to miss Moffat — a 120-person town in southern Colorado’s San Luis Valley that long has been known for its agriculture and ranching history.
But if Mike Biggio has his way, this tiny outpost on the edge of Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve soon will be rebranded to reflect what he views as the future of a dying valley.
Welcome to Kush, Colorado.
“I’m looking to establish this as a world-renowned cannabis region,” Biggio said.
Five years ago, Biggio and his business partner founded Area 420, a collection of 70 grow operations in town that likely represents the highest concentration of cannabis producers in Colorado.