All season, gangs of predominantly twentysomethings have been invading local farms each month, expanding vegetable beds, weeding and planting orchards. "It's like a flashmob, but for gardening," says Laurie Schneyer, organizer of Denver Crop Mob and a volunteer with Slow Food Denver.
The seeds for ... More >>
How did Ietef Cavem Vita, otherwise known in these parts as DJ Cavem Moetavation, spend his summer? Under the sun, it turns out: shoveling dirt and planting seeds, growing greens and teaching kids. A food-justice advocate and proponent of mixing up the beats of hip-hop with the kind of backya ... More >>
A mighty stylin' solar irrigation pump.
In a nutshell, a completely sustainable nutshell, the idea behind Design for the Other 90%, a traveling exhibition from the Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum, has to do with the impact of good design on developing populations who must usually make do ... More >>
The massive Better Denver bonds project that voters approved in 2007 has resulted in one much better Denver Animal Shelter, replacing an almost forty-year-old pound that was definitely a dog. And when it celebrates its official opening tomorrow, it will also celebrate one of the city's great ... More >>
Marissa GavelMembers of the "Going Green Living Bling" panel discussion
BROWN SUGA YOUTH FESTIVAL
04.30.11 | Crossroads Theater
This year's Brown Suga Youth Festival marked the third year that Cavem Moetivation (aka Ietef Vita) and his wife Neambe brought the community together in the name of the ... More >>
Cavem Moetavation is one of the hardest hustlers in the hip-hop scene. Not only is he more than proficient on the microphone, he has perfected the balance between art and activism. It's his mission to teach folks how to eat and engage the community, and this year's Brown Suga Festival will be ... More >>
The documentary What's Organic About Organic? is being screened at various places around the metro area, including the Mercury Cafe tonight. I caught the film at the Nomad last night, at an event that was a Boulder local-food orgy: surprisingly good turnip green pesto on baguette and duck co ... More >>
Hot off the heels of the announcement made by Naked Pizza that it'll bust into the Mile High market comes word from another green pizza chain that Denver's its next stop: Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based Pizza Fusion will open its first restaurant in Denver in May, in conjunction with Colorado ... More >>
9NewsA short time ago, 9News reports, Betsy Long, who was accused of causing a July crash that killed Mary Warren, a young CSU grad bound for the Peace Corps, pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide, vehicular assault, leaving the scene of an accident and DUI.
Regarding the last charge, Long re ... More >>
Most locals know Coolerado, the Denver AC company, solely from noticing the factory name as they drive east on I-70. But according to Slate, Coolerado is more than a quirky name. It's also a groundbreaking tech operation that symbolizes the opportunities and challenges of the new global econo ... More >>
Betsy Long.Elizabeth "Betsy" Long is accused of drunkenly driving the wrong way on I-25 and causing a crash that killed Mary Warren, a young CSU grad bound for the Peace Corps.
It's a far cry from the portrait of Long presented by GreenEdgeDenver.com, a site designed to promote environmental ... More >>
A Flickr photoYou can get it all on the Venice boardwalk -- even your medicine.
Did you know that today is officially Colorado Loves California Day? No joke.
Well, actually, it sorta is one.
This is the second year that Colorado has proclaimed its lust for the Golden State -- the idea being ... More >>
The Governor's Energy Office will consider a protest by a nonprofit agency into the state's decision to award a $9 million weatherization grant to a rival organization.
Rocky Mountain SER, which provides training and jobs for disadvantaged segments of the population, complained after GEO ann ... More >>
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar was back in Colorado today, August 4, touring a Longmont solar panel company as a way of pushing the Obama administration's vision of a clean energy economy. But that vision, which involves collecting abundant solar power from a procession of solar farms ... More >>