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

Growing Gardens is Hiring! 

Growing Gardens is currently hiring an Administrative Assistant. Applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and two letters of recommendation to [email protected]
Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis. Job Description found here


Latin American Street Foods Cooking Class, 9/19

Invite a friend and join us in our farm kitchen to learn how to make tamales, beef empanadas, chile rellenos, and sopapillas in this street food-themed class! Click here to learn more and register.

After School Garden Club

During the Children’s Peace Garden After School Garden Club, we will explore the tools of our trade. Together we'll put the garden to bed and enjoy the fruits of our labor by saving seeds for next year, learn how we can make our favorite snacks with garden-fresh produce, explore the abundance of the garden harvest and celebrate the harvest season through community in the garden. Join us!

Protect The Long Family Farm

Join us to protect the last 25 acres of working community farmland in the Boulder city limits. The property is home to Long's Gardens and nonprofits Growing Gardens and Mountain Flower Goat Dairy, together serving 45,000 people each year. Click here to learn more and get involved.









Open Space YES! Campaign Launch Party, 9/23, 5:30-7:30pm

You're invited to the Open Space Yes! campaign launch party! Learn more about this important campaign, the 2H ballot measure, and how you can get involved during our kickoff party. There will be a food truck, guest speakers, volunteer signups, and literature for pickup. This campaign directly supports a conservation easement on the Long Family Farm. The kick-off party will be hosted at the Growing Gardens barn, 1630 Hawthorn Ave., Boulder.

Fall Farm To Table Dinner, 10/19

Enjoy an intimate meal on our Boulder farm with fresh, seasonal cuisine and gorgeous views of the Flatirons. Check out our October 19th menu and organic wine list, click here to save your seat today. 

School Days Off

Days off from school don't mean days off from learning! At Growing Gardens, these days are filled with making healthy snacks from the garden, exploring the natural world and investigating seasonal changes on the farm. Each day includes a different theme, complete with snack-making and exploration through art and games. Click here to learn more and register.

  • Boo-tiful  Fall Garden Fun - October 14th, 8:30am - 3:30pm - $80  
  • Field to Fork Cooking Class - October 14th, 8:30am - 12:30pm, $65
  • Celebrate Seasonal Transitions! - November 11th, 8:30am - 3:30pm, $80
  • Fall Garden Treasures - November 25th, 8:30am - 3:30pm, $80
  • Gifts from the Garden - November 26th, 8:30am - 3:30pm, $80

Kitchen Essentials Gift Box

Click here to learn about Cured Boulder's wonderful Give-Back Box that's filled with gardening goodies and delicious snacks. Growing Gardens receives 15% of the sales from these boxes.