Rocky Mountain Arsenal Volunteer Day Recap

It was a gorgeous Saturday afternoon in the Denver Metro area on February 27th when a sizable group of volunteers joined Groundwork Denver out at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge for a native plant species seed collection project! Seed collection projects are very important to the US Fish and Wildlife Service staff and…

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From the Rocky Mountains to Welton Street; Mountains to Main Street Recap

In January Groundwork Denver staff member Dele Johnson participated in a week long program in Grand Teton National Park as part of a partnership between the National Park Service, Groundwork USA, the Student Conservation Association , Teton Science Schools, Grand Teton Association and the Grand Teton National Park Foundation for Mountains to Main Street. An…

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From Green Team to Energy Auditor, Sadot Castaneda is Making Moves!

We are very pleased to announce that long time Green Team member and Green Team Leader Sadot Casteneda is now officially the newest member of the Groundwork Denver Home Energy Audit Team! A little history of Sadot’s Groundwork Journey… Sadot began working at Groundwork Denver in 2010, as a member of the Green Team, often…

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Groundwork Greens Getting off to a Great Start

  It’s been over three years since the idea was initially conceived. A hydroponic greenhouse set up as a social enterprise to generate revenue for a growing non-profit organization trying to make significant impacts in Denver. Now, Groundwork Denver’s flagship project; Groundwork Greens has embarked on its maiden voyage with the Grand Opening celebration back in…

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2016 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Recap

On Monday January 18th for Martin Luther King, Jr’s National Day of Service Groundwork Denver held out annual Neighborhood Energy Outreach Project in a Neighborhood of Denver. This year’s neighborhood was Northeast Park Hill. The turn out for this year’s project was amazing! 76 volunteers from all walks of life, both young and old,  came…

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Get to know our Newest Groundworker, Emily!

Get to Know Emily: Groundwork Greens Greenhouse Manager Emily Sepulveda comes to Groundwork Denver from Phoenix Arizona, where she worked in hydroponics, urban farming, greenhouse design, viticulture, and within the restaurant industry.  She relocated from Phoenix to Southern Colorado in April of 2015 to help establish a poly-culture organic farm and associated farm to table…

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Groundwork USA Profiles: Dele Johnson

Over the summer Groundwork Denver and Groundwork USA had working partnerships with the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). Groundwork Denver has had an on-going partnership with USFWS site the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge in Commerce City, CO, and in July through the Groundwork Green Corps program youth from Denver, New Orleans, and…

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Press Release: Groundwork Greens Grand Opening Fundraiser

Groundwork Greens Grand Opening Fundraiser Groundwork Denver’s greenhouse project is attracting some of Denver’s best! September 2015 Denver, CO—Groundwork Denver’s highly anticipated greenhouse project Groundwork Greens is having its greenhouse warming fundraiser event on Saturday September 19th and some of Denver’s best will be there in support. Featuring a cooking demo from local celebrity chef…

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Blue Team Blog Series; Entry Five: Diana Blanco

  My experience at Groundwork Denver I would like to say that Groundwork Denver is a really great job and it was a great opportunity I took. Here we learn things about water most people don’t know. What I really like is going out and sample the water because we get to get in the…

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