Welcome to Growing Gardens

Over the last 20 years, Growing Gardens has brought gardening, nutrition
education and produce donations to over 136,000 Boulder County residents.

We offer a variety of programs to get people of all ages, backgrounds, income levels, and abilities
involved in growing and cooking their own food. These educational opportunities are paired with seed,
plant start, and produce donations, as well as gardening space, to impart greater food security and hunger relief in our community.

 


Fresh News

We're Hiring!

Join our team! The Nutrition Education and Summer Camp Coordinator position is a rewarding, dynamic role. To view the job description and learn how to apply, click here.

Coming right up... Community Harvest Festival!

Wednesday, October 3rd from 4-7pm

Rain Date Wed., October 10th

Join us for a Fall celebration at the Growing Gardens' urban farm (1630 Hawthorn Avenue, Boulder). The event is free, with a recommended donation of $5-$10 per family. We'll have pumpkins to purchase, fun activities like pumpkin and face painting, a bubble machine, lawn games and more. There will be a live bluegrass band, a Biergarten and several food trucks.

Grab your neighbor, ride your bikes and come out to the farm to celebrate Fall!

Fall Bulb Sale Sign Up

Our Fall Bulb Sale will take place during the Community Harvest Festival on October 3rd. Sign up using this form for updates and to be the first to receive a pre-order form this summer.

BVSD Lifelong Learning Classes start Sept. 17th

Join us for fun, educational activities during your school days off! We've teamed up with BVSD Lifelong Learning to offer a variety of garden and pollinator-themed classes to keep your children exploring and learning when they are out of school. Registration will open soon!

Classes are from 8:30am-3:30pm and are open to children aged 5-11. $80 per day.

Click here to view the Fall class list and to register.

Fall After School Garden Club

The final club of the season is Tuesday, October 2nd, from 3:45-5:15 pm! We will be Celebrating the Harvest.

Together we’ll harvest our fall pumpkins to create unique garden decorations and games. We’ll also learn how to use this seasonal produce in making fresh, healthy garden snacks to make at home with our families!

Ideal for children ages 4-11.

Cost: $15 per child per visit. Discounted price of $50 is available when you register one child for all 4 classes in one series. Partial Scholarships are available, please call (303) 443- 9952 to find out more.

Click here to register for Fall After School Garden Club.

Only 4 seats left for Growing Gardens’ inaugural Autumn Farm Dinner!

October 20, 2018  5-8pm

Join us for a fall harvest menu showcasing autumnal food from the garden, prepared by Growing Gardens' Chef Michael Montgomery! The price per person includes 4-course meal and wine.

On the Menu: 

Roasted Winter Squash Soup with Gruyere Crouton

Field Greens with Maple Dijon Vinaigrette

Colorado Lamb with Mushroom and Potato Ragout

Apple Galette with Salted Caramel and Spiced Cream

$120 pp

To reserve your spot at this intimate gathering, fill out our form and we will contact you as soon as registration opens.

 

 
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