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 Are Hiring!

Looking to join a dynamic and dedicated team while working on a beautiful farm in Central Boulder? Look no further! Growing Gardens is hiring a Marketing & Communications Assistant and Mountain Flower Goat Dairy is hiring an Assistant Herd Manager.

The Growing Gardens Marketing & Communications Assistant will play an important role in supporting various aspects of our marketing, events, and outreach efforts. This is a dynamic role that provides a unique opportunity for the right person to bring their creativity and organizational skills together to serve our community while building their portfolio. Click here to view the application.

The Mountain Flower Goat Dairy Assistant Herd Manager will support the dairy's daily operations which include: Herd Share milk production, rotational grazing and education programs. Click here to view the application.

Fall Foodie Community Classes

Growing Gardens offers a variety of classes to get you gardening, cooking and preserving fresh food with the help of our experienced instructors. Grab a friend and join us for a fun, educational hands-on experience on the farm and in the kitchen! Click here to learn more and register today.

  • Cheesemaking -  Tuesday, December 10th, 6:00 - 8:30pm

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 recieves 15% of the sales from these boxes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Colorado Gives Day 2019

Here at Growing Gardens, we're gearing up for Colorado Gives Day - a statewide day of philanthropy! This year, Growing Gardens has a goal of raising $55,000 to fund the Children's Peace Garden summer camps and cooking classes, Nutrition Education classroom visits and Pollinator Education field trips. With Cyber Monday, Black Friday and holiday shopping all vying for attention, we hope you'll pause and consider the causes that mean the most to you this holiday season, because we all know that change only happens when we vote with our dollars and our time. Click here to pledge a donation today.

School Days Off

A day off from school doesn'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. All of the programs listed below are from 8:30am-3:30pm and the cost is $80. Click here to learn more and register.

  • Fall Garden Treasures - November 25th
  • Gifts from the Garden - November 26th
  • It’s a New Year! Let’s Celebrate! - January 2nd
  • Winter Survival Skills in the Garden - January 3rd
  • Cozy Cooking in the Farm Kitchen - January 6th

Open Space YES! Campaign

We are beyond thrilled to share that ballot measure 2H passed! Thank you all for your support and getting out to vote this season! Together, we did it and you said YES to preserving our beautiful open space and placing a conservation easement on the Long Family Farm. 

 

 

 

 
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS
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