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Sunshine Gardens Senior Community

Sunshine Gardens Senior Community Growing Food, Fine Dining, and The Power Of Gardening Robert Hilger, founder of Sunshine Gardens, is a big man with big vision. His gentle presence and compassionate heart are backed by a fierceness in his eyes. A fierceness springing from knowing what you want and possession of resolve to get it. He means business. He is the kind…

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Children’s Health Empowered By Growing Your Own Food

The Pizza Bed Regenerating Children’s Health By Growing Your Own Food And Regenerating A Culture Connected to The Soil Our kids are fat. I know that’s a shocking way to say it, and with a little license to be politically incorrect – it’s probably accurate. Sadly. And as for adults, the majority isn’t any better off. But it gets worse, not…

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Community Gardens and The Garden Project of Southwest Colorado

The Garden Project of Southwest Colorado “Growing your own food is a revolutionary act.” -Vandana Shiva Gardening is Revolutionary. Your garden is significant. Gardening creates a better world, bringing health to your body and health to the planet. It cultivates a quality of beauty that merits direct experience for full appreciation. Even a humble backyard garden plot causes a ripple…

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Sierra House Elementary; Going Beyond The Curriculum

Sierra House Elementary School in Tahoe, California purchased two 18’ Growing Domes® from Growing Spaces® in September 2014. The installation was complete by November 2014. Michelle McLean, the dome chair; Kristi Wilson, first grade teacher & dome manager; Rebecca Bryson, assistant dome fundraiser; and Ryan Galles, Principal of Sierra House Elementary, had only dreamed about installing greenhouses on the school…

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The Pagosa Verde Symposium: Growth Strategies for Rural Colorado Communities

On August 9th,our hometown of Pagosa Springs, CO is hosting a professional collaboration to explore economic growth, renewables, geothermal development and sustainable agriculture. The goal is to move Colorado mountain towns into a sustainable future. We are excited to lend our sponsorship and support to this great endeavor and are looking forward to the event. For more information visit: http://www.visitpagosasprings.com/events/the-pagosa-verde-symposium Overview…

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Nurturing Families in Our Community

We recently constructed a 26′ Show Growing Dome to join the four other Growing Domes at our facility in Pagosa Springs, CO. The 26′ diameter is our most popular size and we’ve been planning this build for that reason for a couple of years. Since we have plenty of gardening space for ourselves in the 22′ and 33′ diameter Growing…

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Geothermal Greenhouse Partnership Comes into View

Last year we shared with you the vision for Pagosa Springs’ Geothermal Greenhouse Partnership (GGP) and how this sustainable movement was poised to change our community in big and beautiful ways. We are excited to post an update with a rendering of the proposed project and an overview of the design. This is all really coming into view and is…

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Love this Local Business

We love to help our community eat locally and be a vibrant hub for business and innovation. We share our knowledge of organic gardening, green corporate practices, and healthy lifestyles with individuals, communities and educational institutions. We are a Made in America manufacturing company. We love where we live and give back all we can in appreciation. Join us in…

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How We Can Occupy Our Food System

As I begin this writing, I am inspired by a TED talk in which Roger Doiron, of Kitchen Gardeners International spoke about the power of kitchen gardening over diet, health, and our wallets. In his simple presentation I was moved to see that if we” Occupy” our own food systems, we will naturally have an effect on the world’s supply…

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We are Made in America

We spend a lot of time talking about our product and what it can do, next we highlight our vision of a sustainable world, and lastly we sometimes happen to mention who we are. The increasing attention paid to goods made in America has caused us to think back to who we are as a company. We are Udgar Parsons,…

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