Nine years in the making, Platte Farm Open Space (PFOS) is an example of why persistence pays off. On April 24th, Groundwork Denver, along with the City of Denver Departments of Parks and Recreation and Public Works, and Councilwoman Robin Kniech hosted a meeting to update the public on the brownfield-to-open space project that Globeville…

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Groundwork Denver is pleased to announce that Cindy Chang has been named Executive Director. Cindy possesses an analytical mind and has experience with project management and execution, fundraising, and organizational development. She is an agile leader with a proven ability to navigate complex systems of private, public, and nonprofit partnerships and is certain to provide Groundwork…

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Groundwork Denver’s search for a new Executive Director to replace Wendy Hawthorne has reached its first milestone, with the application window closing on November 24. The search committee is excited about the diversity and quality of the candidates expressing interest in the position and looks forward to initial screenings by our executive recruitment firm, and first-round interviews to…

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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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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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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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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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