Posts by Quinn

Announcing Groundwork Greens Holiday Salad Baskets!

Groundwork Greens is Groundwork Denver’s social enterprise project that grows and sells fresh produce to local restaurants and food purveyors. The 1,800 square foot greenhouse also sells produce in local farmers markets, such as the Goldspot Brewery Farmer’s Market and Slow Food Sunday at the Source Farmer’s Market, in addition to providing locally grown produce to the greater metro…

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Sister Gardens at Aria 2017 Spring/Summer Events

For years Sister Gardens at Aria has hosted a number of agricultural classes, workshops, farm stands, volunteer days, and community events and this year is no different. Check out the fun happening at Sister Gardens at Aria this season by clicking here!

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The History of Mike Miller and Our Seedlings

Most people recognize tomatoes as the edible round fruits used to make some of the world’s best tasting dishes (spaghetti, lasagna, we’re talking about you). Michael Miller, however, has a vision for tomatoes that goes beyond cookbook recipes. Just as any gardener, Mike Miller began buying and growing store-bought seeds to plant in his backyard…

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Community-led Brownfield to Open Space Project Closer to a Reality

More than 10 years ago, residents and members of the Globeville Civic Association No.1 approached Groundwork Denver about a unique bit of land (5.5 acres) where Alfalfa once grew and where horses were let out to run. The space also had a history of contamination, a result of historic smelting operations to the north. Residents had a vision…

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Thank you to the foundations who made our harvest possible this season!

Grant makers with an interest in food and health have invested in Groundwork Denver as a leader in elevating thepublic’s understanding of food inequity and reducing the barriers to fresh, healthy, local produce for all.  This month we hosted a site-visit from our friends and funders at the Aetna Foundation — a national foundation based in…

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Celebration Garden Essay

HEALING It is the garden where I have come with many heavy hearts, it’s there where I have wiped many tears, where I have had my deepest thoughts. The garden is a place for healing where you can lay down your problems and mend your heart. I have seen many carry their hurt into the garden and leave without it,…

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Groundwork Denver Workshops and Yoga Classes at Sister Gardens!

Groundwork Denver will be providing a multitude of workshops and free yoga classes at Sister Gardens (2861 West 52nd Avenue Denver, CO 80221) through our new UrbiCulture program. Come out and join us! To view a downloadable PDF of the workshop dates and classes please click the link below classes and workshops  

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Thanks for Being a Great Partner Project ReCycle!

Over the past 4 years Groundwork Denver has helped to connect many youth in Denver, Commerce City, and Sheridan to free bikes and helmets through various projects, programs, and events. Working to promote cycling as a sustainable and multifaceted mode of transportation. Whether it’s been Earth Day, Independence Day, or just a normal Saturday, we…

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