Denver Local Garden

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



We need to talk about the real reason behind US inflation

Corporate giants are raising prices even as they rake in record profits. How can this be? Because of their unchecked power

TheGuardian

Greta Thunberg dismisses COP26 pact: 'The real work continues outside these halls'

Greta Thunberg criticized the final deal reached by global leaders at the COP26 Climate Summit in Glasgow, Scotland, on Saturday, saying "the real work continues outside these halls."

TheHill

Buy Nothing Project: Get what you need without spending a thing

What if you could get what you need without spending a dime? More than 1 million people in more than 30 countries are doing just that by using the Buy Nothing Project./p>

The Denver Channel

7 Ways You Can Help Feed the Community This Thanksgiving

From purchasing pies to contributing monetary and food donations, here’s how you can ensure bellies are full on November 25 and beyond.

5280

Inside the World of Buy Nothing, Where Dryer Lint Is a Hot Commodity

From medical supplies to half-eaten birthday cakes, Buy Nothing is fostering a quirky sense of community that is mostly fun and occasionally irritating.

New York Times (possible paywall)

What supply chain mess? For Buy Nothing devotees, it’s not a problem

Imagine not worrying about supply chain delays or the likelihood that your e-commerce order is stuck somewhere on a cargo ship.

LA Times

Historic Resources of the Santa Fe Trail, 1821-1880

The Kansas State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) lead the effort to draft the National Register of Historic Places Amended Multiple Property Documentation Form (MPDF) for the Historic Resources of the Santa Fe Trail with participation from the National Park Service National Trails office and SHPO representatives of the five states through which the Trail passed. This collaborative effort began in August 2009 with a meeting in Dodge City, Kansas between those parties as well as the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation and Santa Fe Trail Association.

Check out our new Time Sensitive Listings page for local produce and plant materials

Time Sensitive Listings for plants and produce.


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Skiing Hut-to-Hut in the Maine Wilderness

An effort to conserve the state’s 100 Mile Wilderness has created one of the best lodge-to-lodge cross-country ski routes in the United States.

Opinion: Ditch the supply chain, and try these 5 ideas for new holiday traditions

You can deliver gifts that create lasting meaning and are experiential — and aren't held hostage off the coast of California.

Gas Companies Are Abandoning Their Wells, Leaving Them to Leak Methane Forever.

Just one orphaned site in California could have emitted more than 30 tons of methane. There are millions more like it


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45 Practical Uses For Wood Ash Around The Home & Garden

When your primary heating source is wood, you find yourself cleaning out the wood stove quite a bit during those colder months of the year.

How to Make a Neighborhood Farm for an Entire Metropolis

A program being started in Atlanta helps midsize farmers buy their own land while providing much-needed fresh food to urban consumers.

10 Reasons Why Fall Is the Perfect Time for Planting Your Garden

Move over spring! Autumn is the best season for getting new perennials, trees, and more in the ground.


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The Trump administration just snuck through its most devious coal subsidy yet.

Link: Vox

Guy Builds Veggie Garden For Family Of Groundhogs | The Dodo
Glenwood Springs joins Aspen as only Colorado cities completely powered by renewable energy

Link: Denver Post


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The consequences of The Great Acceleration has arrived - global food crisis in 2022

If you think hunger is only going to happen to brown and black people in the developing world, your privilege is showing.

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The ancient potato of the future

Solanum jamesii, aka the Four Corners potato, has sustained Indigenous people in the American Southwest for 11,000 years; USDA is now studying its 8-year shelf life, and its resistance to disease, heat, and drought. The future of this remarkable little potato remains unwritten.

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26 inventive recipes to use leftover mashed potatoes

From fluffy focaccia to dreamy chocolate cake

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Service - Bee Removal

Title: Free Honey bee removal - $1 (All areas)
If you have honey bees in a conflicting place such as your house, shed, tree trunk etc. give me a call and I will remove them for you.

Link: Backyeard Bee Keeping

Denver Restaurants and Chefs Buzzing Over Urban Bees

"Honeybees and other pollinators are dying in droves because of insecticides like sulfoxaflor, yet the Trump administration removes restriction just to please the chemical industry."

Link: WestWord

Sun and Shade for Bees: What is the Right Mix?

Selecting a Beehive Location Can Be a Difficult Decision

Link: Countryside

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Training Chickens

Utilizing operant conditioning to train chickens reveals they are indeed an intelligent bird.

Link: Mother Earth News


If you are considering raising any kind of chickens next year,

now is the time to start looking for used feeding and watering equipment,heat lamps, chicken coops , etc. Everyday this time of year there are a dozen or more kinds of poultry equipment for sale on Craigslist/Denver and often you can find free equipment in the FREE section. Buying good used equipment now can save you a lot money next year and allow you more money for your chickens

Link: Craigslist

Moveable Coops Control Chicken Free-Ranging

New Brunswick homesteader Kimberlee Bastien controls where her chickens free range with chicken tunnels and fertilization stations.

Link: Farm Show

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The Irish Pocket Potato Recipe BookThe Irish Pocket Potato Recipe Book

Eveleen Coyle

Root Cellaring: Natural Cold Storage of Fruits & VegetablesRoot Cellaring: Natural Cold Storage of Fruits & Vegetables

Mike Bubel

The Drunken BotanistThe Drunken Botanist

Amy Stewart

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Sweet horse scoots baby closer to get a better look!
Best Vegetables to Grow in 1 Gallon Container Gardens
How to Grow Ginger in Containers And Get a Huge Harvest