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 3 Staff Positions!

Looking to join a dynamic and dedicated team while working on a beautiful farm in Central Boulder? Look no further! 

The Education Program Coordinator for our Longmont programs works with our partner organizations and is the lead educator for education programs at the Food Project Farm. Click here to learn more and apply.

The Growing Gardens Marketing & Communications Assistant 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.









2020 Internships

Interested in interning at Growing Gardens? We're hiring 2020 interns in greenhouse management & sustainable agriculture, environmental education, nonprofit operations, farm to table cooking and marketing.

Click here to see the full list.

Please Stand with Us on Colorado Gives Day, Dec. 10th, 2019!

We're gearing up for Colorado Gives Day - a statewide day of philanthropy on 12/10/19! We're hoping to raise $55,000 to fund our Children's Peace Garden program, which offers a variety of classes and camps that reconnect children with their food through nutrition education, gardening and cooking classes. We offer sliding scale tuition, scholarships, and free classroom visits so that students of all income levels can receive high quality education programs. Please stand with us by clicking here to pledge your year-end gift today! We couldn't do this work without our incredible community!

School Days Off on the Farm

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. Click here to learn more and register.

  • 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.