Category Archives: Community Growing Forum

Thinkin Pollinators

I just came across a great resource- Pollinator Partnership, who’s mission is to “protect pollinators, critical to food and ecosystems, through conservation, education, and research.” Check it out and put in your/our zip code to learn more about how we in  SW … Continue reading

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Transplanting starts

Managing a sprouting space. This last bout of spring weather has really heated the greenhouse up and the seedlings are loving it. They are taking off so much that it is becoming a juggling act of sorts to manage starters that … Continue reading

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Fertilizing solutions

Local farming gets a little hard when it comes to fertilizing The Durango Herald printed a story yesterday on hay production in La Plata County- Chasing Nature. I found it interesting to hear how a local farmers woes really relates to … Continue reading

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the Sprouts Outside

The garlic is shooting up outside. It seems to be doing fine on its own, yet we wonder if they occasionally need our help feeding them a little water now and again. I guess it doesn’t hurt, but maybe not so … Continue reading

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Food Policy Council starting up

Another great project growing in SW Colorado! If you are interested in or passionate about local healthy food, then you should attend the upcoming Food Policy Council meeting happening March 24th from 9-10:30 at Cocina Linda’s in Durango. So, what … Continue reading

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Sprouting Slow

Slow Gardening A growing buzz. Much like Slow Food (slow eating)… Slow Gardening is a movement to slow down and get more connected to seasonal rhythms, finding local environmental nuance, the way we grow and the people who feed us. Slow … Continue reading

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Opening up the Local Dirt Forum

Your ‘Farm to Fork’ Forum Discussion Space Howdy.  We hope this is the beginning of a lively community conversation along the lines of food, gardening, farming, and other good dirt on what’s happening in SW Colorado! Who are we and why are … Continue reading

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