The thirty-plot community garden lies in the shadow of Liggins Towers, a brick high-rise full of Section 8 apartments in northeast Park Hill. The property is owned by Zion Baptist Church, the oldest African-American congregation west of the Mississippi, but the garden is relatively new; the Eastside ... More >>
Tonight civic-health club Warm Cookies of the Revolution will host "Soup and Dreams," a benefit for grassroots groups in Colorado's food-justice scene. The event will kick off with soup from SAME Cafe; while guests are eating, they'll hear from three speakers who represent well-established organizat ... More >>
Adam Brock The GrowHaus 4751 York Street 720-515-4751 thegrowhaus.com This is part one of my interview with Adam Brock, founder of the GrowHaus; part two of my chat with Brock will run tomorrow. Growing up, I couldn't have cared less about cooking food, much less growing food," says Adam Brock. " ... More >>
There's a cornucopia of culinary events this weekend -- from farm celebrations both urban and rural to beer olympics, wine festivals, a toga party and more. Here's a taste of what's on the menu:
Tonight from 6 to 8 p.m., Grow Local Colorado will be holding its annual "Growing Our Urban AgriCULTURE" potluck at the Waste Farmers facility at 5685 Tabor Street in Arvada. And it's definitely BYO. "This is a zero-waste event, so we really encourage people to bring their own plates, silverware an ... More >>
Photo courtesy Go Local ColoradoLast year's garden in Civic Center Park.The popularity and success of last year's community garden in Civic Center Park (check it out -- it even garnered a Westword Best of award) led the non-profit "Go Local Colorado" to think even bigger. This year, the grou ... More >>
Urbavore's Dilemma is an ongoing web series detailing city dwellers' commitment to urban homesteading. From May through September, Westword writer Joel Warner will get his hands dirty, covering everything from backyard chickens to front-lawn gardens, from greenhouses to co-ops and food-sharing. His ... More >>
Colorado Theatre Guild members hurry new works on stage.
Why the Krisana Park Modern Home Tour is not just another house tour: I grew up near, but not in, the Eichler-style, mid-century Krisana Park development and went to Ellis Elementary, the recipient of benefit bucks raised by this weekend's seven-home tour. In those days, the Bruggenthies greenhouse ... More >>
Krisana Park celebrates environmentalism.
Randall Zimmerman was branded a child molester. A jury finally set him free.
The men of Starlite Desperation favor the vinyl solution.