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Posts Tagged ‘gardens’

Preserve Long’s Gardens, Expand Urban Agriculture

Preserve Long’s Gardens, Expand Urban Agriculture

Long’s Gardens and the adjacent community gardens cover 25 acres in the heart of Boulder. Those who visit Long’s Gardens at 3240 Broadway experience a unique piece of Boulder’s heritage that is like stepping back in time. The Long family has [...]

Free Trees to Combat Global Warming, Starting June 15th

Free Trees to Combat Global Warming, Starting June 15th

Christopher Brown and Elizabeth Black, joint owners of Your Neighborhood Christmas Tree Farm, are pleased to announce that we once again have 225 small seedling trees to give away this summer, starting Saturday June 15th at 7AM.  The give-away will [...]

Profile: Farmer Keith Bateman

Profile: Farmer Keith Bateman

Over the past few decades, Boulder County has seen the departure of a lot of farmers, making Keith Bateman’s long-term commitment to farming a notable one. Keith grew up in Lafayette where his grandparents owned a dairy. Until he was 17, Keith [...]

Extending Boulder’s Urban Farming Heritage

Extending Boulder’s Urban Farming Heritage

Elizabeth Long, circa 1917-1924 (Carnegie Library) The Boulder City Council met recently to explore the possible purchase of a conservation easement on the Long's Gardens site at 3240 Broadway, Boulder.  The site consists of 25.1 acres which is [...]

The Eccentric Artists’ Gardens Exhibit and Tour is back!

The Eccentric Artists’ Gardens Exhibit and Tour is back!

Grab your spring-fever and take yourself on a tour of enchantment through the eccentric gardens of 15 Boulder artists.  Visit the Boulder Public Library Canyon Gallery and see how 30 painters, photographers and sculptors were inspired by these 15 [...]

The Local Food Revolution

The Local Food Revolution

A local food revolution is quietly unfolding in our midst right here in Boulder County. It’s a revolution aimed at rebuilding this region’s capacity to feed its own people, to ensure food security and food sovereignty for all. Anyone [...]

Boulder’s First Annual Tour de Coops

Boulder’s First Annual Tour de Coops

It’s time to get ready for Boulder’s first annual Tour de Coops. With thanks to Betsy Burton for her inspiration, Boulder will have its first annual biking tour of backyard chicken coops, edible gardens and bee hives.  Betsy, who runs the [...]

Free Trees to Combat Global Warming

Free Trees to Combat Global Warming

Christopher Brown and Elizabeth Black, joint owners of Your Neighborhood Christmas Tree Farm, are pleased to announce that they once again have 200 small seedling trees to give away. Trees will be available starting at 7AM Saturday June 5th. The [...]

Boulder’s Secret Gardens

Boulder’s Secret Gardens

Get inspired on this year’s 8th Annual Whittier-Mapleton Hill Garden Tour. Join this self-guided walking tour of spectacular private gardens in one of Boulder’s most prized neighborhoods, the Mapleton Hill Historic District. As you tour, absorb [...]

Good Neighbors, Flower Pots, Gardens and Chickens

Good Neighbors, Flower Pots, Gardens and Chickens

Neighbors, like family, are not chosen. Sometimes, though,  you get lucky. In a section of the Old North Boulder neighborhood along Alpine Avenue, many lucky things are happening. It started several years ago after some traffic calming islands [...]