Denver Local Garden

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



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Opinion: Even in the Age of Trump, Facts Matter

Contrary to the administration’s claims, the evidence in support of strong environmental regulation is mounting.

17th February was... Random Acts Of Kindness Day

Sometimes it’s the smallest act that makes the biggest impact, something as simple as saying please or thank you can turn a day around, and make a life seem that much better. Random Acts of Kindness Day encourages you to get out there and be the light you want to see in the world.

Trump took aim at kids’ nutrition. He picked the wrong food fight.

No one loves a food fight more than President Trump. But now, he has picked the wrong one: His administration is taking aim at children’s lunch plates.


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Opinion: Even in the Age of Trump, Facts Matter

Contrary to the administration’s claims, the evidence in support of strong environmental regulation is mounting.

Here are some tips for when children help in the garden

The garden is a wondrous outdoor classroom that always has fresh curriculum, says Nebraska Extension horticulturist Dana Freeman.

If you’re trying to decide what food to grow yourself, here are 8 places to start

I don’t love gardening. I know some people find it therapeutic, or at least relaxing.


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Corporate Calendars Dirty Energy Dominates Bernhardt, MacGregor Meetings at Interior Dept.

Link: Public Citizen

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

Link: Vox

Glenwood Springs joins Aspen as only Colorado cities completely powered by renewable energy

Link: Denver Post

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21 Clever Uses For Baking Soda Around The House

Baking soda has many practical household applications for cleaning, deodorizing, grooming and more.

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Feed the Mass Aims to Bring Affordable Cooking Classes to Everyone

Offering free and affordable updated home ec classes, the Portland, Oregon nonprofit seeks to fill the culinary and health gap in its community

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Turns out letting ‘efficient’ monopolies control our food supply was a terrible idea

For many Americans, grocery shopping has become an intensely stressful experience.

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Product - Bee Honey

Title: Backyard bee honey - $12 (Lakewood)
Local honey from our backyard bees. Filtered through cheesecloth. Tastes yummy! $6-1/2 pint $9- 12 oz - $12-pint, $24-quart

Link: Craigslist

US Beekeepers File Suit Against Trump EPA Charging 'Illegal' Approval of Insecticide Linked to Mass Die-Off

"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: CommonDreams.org

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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Wardle Feed and Pet Supply - CHICKENS IN STOCK NOW!!! - Beautiful Egg Laying B - $30 (Wheat Ridge)

PULLETS - Hens ARE IN STOCK NOW!!! Our birds in stock now are 10 - 12 weeks old and are fully feathered out. If you are thinking of chickens, now is the time!

Link: Craigslist

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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House Keys: The Essential Homeowner's Guide to Saving Money, Time, and Your Sanity Building, Buying, Selling, and Maintaining a HomeHouse Keys: The Essential Homeowner's Guide to Saving Money, Time, and Your Sanity Building, Buying, Selling, and Maintaining a Home

Lisa Turner

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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How To Build A Heated Cold Frame For Under $100
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