Applications are now available at distribution centers across the metro area. Each year, Denver Urban Gardens provides free vegetable seeds and transplants to individuals, families, schools and community organizations in order to ensure that everyone has access to healthy food.
Applications are due Friday, January 30th!
Click here to learn more about the Free Seeds & Transplants Program and how to participate.
A Workshop Series for Youth Educators
These unique workshops are designed for teachers and volunteers who work in youth education programs that focus on nutrition and gardening. Join DUG’s Education Team to learn different ways to use your school garden and how to teach hands-on lessons in organic gardening and nutrition. Each workshop highlights unique, seasonally-appropriate lessons from DUG's School Garden and Nutrition Curriculum.
Build Your Own Grow Lab & Seed Starting in the Classroom - February 5th
In our next workshop, we'll build grow labs for educators to use in their classrooms and learn all the important info to start seedlings successfully with students!
Since 2004, Denver Urban Gardens and the Colorado School of Public Health have worked together, through the Gardens for Growing Healthy Communities (GGHC) community-based research initiative, to explore how gardens, as neighborhood places, support healthy living. In short, the results of this research partnership have shown what community gardeners have known all along- that community gardens are good for neighborhoods!
Click here to learn more about this important research.