Skip to main content
  1. Life
  2. Green
  3. Organic Lifestyle

Support local agriculture, make plans to attend Sprout Down!

See also

Sprout City Farms works to create a local food system by developing a network of farms in underutilized land through-out the Denver Metro area. On the first day of Spring - March 21, 2012, Sprout City Farms will be holding their second annual Sprout Down fundraiser at the Mercury Cafe (2199 California Street, Denver) from 6 PM to 11 PM.

More Photos

The organization will be accepting a sliding-scale donation (between $7 and $15, or more if you can!) at the door for two tickets for appetizers prepared by the SAME Cafe and Queen Anne's Bed and Breakfast's Milan Doshi. The event will also host a silent auction as well as activities, goods, and services from local vendors. Live music will be performed by Fingers of the Sun and Steven Rothenburg.

All collected donations of the evening will be matched by anonymous donors.

Donations from this event will go to support the operating costs of Sprout City Farm's acre-sized farm at the Denver Green School. Organically grown produce from this farm goes to the school cafeteria and the local comunity, as well as providing knowledge of healthy eating practices, smart gardening traits, and other educational opportunities for the surrounding community.

Now in it's second year, Sprout City Farms works with the Denver Green School and Denver Urban Gardens to educate and nourish the community in food and farm related matters, as well as growing fresh vegetables for the CSA and farm-stand program. Volunteers are always welcome.

The Denver Green School is a "Neighborhood Innovation School" that uses it's own unique programs - approved by the Denver School Board - that emphasizes project-based, self-directed learning towards natural and sustainable topics.

You can follow Sprout City Farms on Facebook and Twitter for updates on the event.

Want to keep up on all things green? Subscribe to the Denver Sustainable Living Examiner Feed, follow Not Quite Hippie on Facebook and Twitter, and visit NotQuiteHippie.com.


Comments

Advertisement

Life

  • Randy Travis
    Randy Travis returns with 'Influence Vol. 2: The Man I Am' in August
    Today's Buzz
  • Alternative medicine
    Alternative medicine: Remedies to make the bugs in your body go away for good
    Camera
    7 Photos
  • Beach body
    Fitness: Earn your beach body badge with bootcamp classes
    Camera
    10 Photos
  • Back to school
    These 10 items are sure winners on your back-to-school shopping trip
    Camera
    12 Photos
  • Izabel Goulart
    Izabel Goulart walks the runway with Studio F at Colombia Moda
    Camera
    19 Photos
  • Ombre' technique
    Go for the gusto: What ombre' technique are you?
    Camera
    5 Photos