Denver Local Garden

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

Alternate Ideas

This page fatures ideas out of the mainstream, but with value to people seaking an alternate lifestyle

News Article

Title: 22 Sustainable Building Materials to Consider for Your Home

Link: U.S. News

News Article

Title: A Maryland Grain Grower Takes Regenerative Agriculture to the Next Step

Link: Civil Eats

News Article

Title: Farm-to-Table Movement Goes to School

Link: U.S. News

News Article

Title: A Guide to the Best Survival Foods

Link: Countryside

News Article

Title: Just because tax credits are winding down on some of the most popular plug-in cars doesn't mean there are no deals to be found.

Link: Green Car Reports

News Article

Title: I Won’t Be Buying Groceries For A Full Year. Here’s How I’m Surviving.

Link: Huffington Post

News Article

Title: A new factory can make clean, clear plastic from recyclables.

Link: Fast Company

News Article

Title: This new recycling innovation could help fix our broken trash system
Fishadelphia, a Philadelphia-based community supported fishery, connects urban consumers to coastal harvesters, while teaching youth business skills.

Link: Civil Eats

News Article

Title: 8 Things You Can Do to Care for the Planet
It’s simpler than you think.

Link: New York Times

News Article

Title: 20 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Food Waste
Food waste is a bigger problem than many people realize.

Link: EcoWatch

News Article

Title: The Women Reviving Heirloom Grains and Flour
Female grain growers, millers, and artisan bread bakers are collaborating to lift women’s role in bread into the spotlight.

Link: Civil Eats

News Article

Title: Teen-Run Bakery Brings Healthy Food and Job Training to Minneapolis
Green Garden Bakery offers delicious, plant-based treats, entrepreneurial skills, and community support to an underserved neighborhood—all while the staff attends high school.

Link: Civil Eats

News Article

Title: Food Entrepreneur Workshops Offered By Dept. of Agriculture
Wooden or Prefab Sheds Make the Best Sheds for Insulating

Link: Patch

News Article

Title: The Bronx city park that is making public land forage-friendly
Wooden or Prefab Sheds Make the Best Sheds for Insulating

Link: Salon

News Article

Title: 7 Things to Consider for Insulated Sheds
Wooden or Prefab Sheds Make the Best Sheds for Insulating

Link: Countryside Daily

News Article

Title: Homemade Heated Chicken Waterer
You can make this simple, DIY poultry waterer to provide unfrozen water to your birds all winter.

Link: Mother Earth News

News Article

Title: Cut Comb Honey Local - $15 (Aurora)
Notice: This is a Craigslist posting.

Link: craigslist

News Article

Title: How Mason Jars Are Moving Beyond Pinterest And Propelling A Nashville Business
The humble Mason jar has moved beyond jellies, jams and pickled vegetables.

Link: Forbes

News Article

Title: From Organic Recycling to Advocacy for Green Spaces, This Organization is Doing it All
Part of the Food Policy Community Spotlight Series

Link: NYC Food Policy

News Article

Title: Earth Care, People Care, Fair Share:
19 Approaches to Permaculture Around the World.

Link: Foodtank

News Article

Title: How to Grow Organic Basil in a Pot
Think about it: Where would the world's favorite dishes be today without the extra flavoring that comes from basil?

Link: Mother Earth News

News Article

Title: Aquaponics Basics for a Home Garden System
Are you looking for a quick and relatively easy way to grow plants in your garden?

Link: Mother Earth News

News Article

Title: Caffey: There's a lot you can do with all those fall leaves
There’s no need for gardeners to go dormant along with their landscape when cold weather arrives...

Link: Sentinel

News Article

Title: Dish gardens bring gardening inside for the winter
I don’t know about your neighborhood, but where I live we have fall leaves covering just about every yard right now!

Link: Sentinel

News Article

Title: The carbon-capturing power of your own backyard
The tomatoes, in Acadia Tucker's garden, are grown with heavy helpings of organic material, which draws down excess carbon in the atmosphere.

Link: Stone Pier Press

News Article

Title: In winter, a hotbed may be more useful than a cold frame
Most gardeners know what a cold frame is, but few use it for more than hardening off seedlings in spring.

Link: Idaho Statesman

News Article

Title: A Master Gardener Shares 5 Tips To Prepare Your Garden For Winter, And More
Peak gardening season may be coming to an end, but green thumbs shouldn't go into complete hibernation during the winter.

Link: CPR

News Article

Title: Cup of joe, then watch it grow
Val Stow is all about turning trash into treasure.

Link: The Daily Dentinal

News Article

Title: Punch List: Time to preserve that bounty from your garden, and protect your lawn
Time to share what you’ve reaped while preserving the garden harvest for tasty winter reminders of summer

Link: The Denver Post

News Article

Title: Year-round gardening: Landscape choices for colorful fall berries
When you think of fall color in the landscape, you likely envision the vibrant reds, oranges and golds of foliage.

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Link: The Gazette

News Article

Title: Container gardens easy to maintain
Container gardening is popular in urban areas, especially in places where people live in small spaces, or maybe they just have a balcony for a few tomatoes or zinnias.

Link: The Daily Sentinal

News Article

Title: Off the Grid Doesn’t Have to Mean Being Off Society.
A green entrepreneur in Maui wants to reconcile low-impact living with modern comforts.

Link: The Daily Beast

Farm To Table Resources

Title: Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Serving Boulder.
41 Listings

Link: Local Harvest

News Article

Title: Why Straw Bale Gardening?

Link: Straw Bale Gardens

Web Site

Title: StrawBale.com

Link: A world leader in straw bale education

News Article

Title: Straw Bale House Construction

Link: Why build a straw bale house?