Denver Local Garden

Resources for the urban farmer and gardening communities of the Front Range of Colorado



The Value of Mentorship

Do you have a farming mentor? If not, consider finding one.

Mother Earth News

Corporations can legally put carcinogens in our food without warning labels. Here's why

Cheerios has so much glyphosate in it, it should be labeled as toxic. Corporate free speech precedents prevent that

Salon

Global effort to plant a trillion trees ‘overwhelmingly’ among most effective—and cheapest—solutions to climate emergency: Study

“We have solutions ready to go; we’re just missing the political will to act.”

Exclusive: FDA enforcement actions plummet under Trump

From monitoring clinical trials and approving medicines and vaccines, to ensuring the safety of blood transfusions, medical devices, groceries, and more, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is one of the nation’s most vital watchdogs.

Science

Trump EPA Guts Obama Rule on Coal-Fired Power Plants

Extending the life of coal-fired power plants, the Trump administration pulled the plug Wednesday on a landmark effort from the Obama era to move away from climate-damaging pollution.

Courthouse News Service

Dozens of oil, gas-related spills in Carbon Valley, eastern Boulder County among state’s extraction fluid leaks in 2018

More than 16,000 barrels of extraction material spilled across state, but Colorado fares better than Wyoming, New Mexico, report finds

Denver Post

Palisade Farmers Market takes over Main Street

The weekly Palisade Farmers Market started Sunday, out at 3rd Street and Main Street in Palisade.

KJCT8abc.com

The Lighter Side of Border Collies

Miss Allie is not happy about her bath and she kept turning her head away from the camera, so I know she is guilty!

Mother Earth News

Colorado Springs Garden Guru Kicks Off '100 Garden Challenge'

Growing your food is its own reward, but it’s fun to win stuff, too.
Colorado Springs gardening enthusiast Larry Stebbins is launching a contest to get more backyard gardens started in 2019. At least 100 more.

The Gazette

High-Altitude Bee Keeping: Getting Started

If you have thought about keeping bees at high altitude you are on a beautiful, exciting, and at times challenging journey.

Sustainable Homesteading

The Pikes Peak Beekeepers Association

A not-for-profit organization providing information and support for commercial and hobby beekeepers in the Pikes Peak region

Pikes Peak Beekeepers Association

Welcome To CSBA

The Place To BEE In Colorado

Colorado BeeKeepers Assoc.

Northern Colorado BeeKeepers Assoc.

Educating Our Communities, In Service To Beekeeping

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Thinking about learning something new in 2019? Here’s your opportunity!

Whether it’s beekeeping, composting, or keeping chickens—we’re committed to helping you grow in your journey of regenerative organic agriculture. We have something for everyone—webinars, workshops, even yoga and meditation. Join us!

Visit the Rodale Institute website today!

The Rocky Mountain Llama and Alpaca Association

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Alpaca Breeders of the Rockies

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Could Alpaca farming be a worthwhile venture?

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