Growing Spaces Grant Program

2014 Growing Spaces In-Kind Grant Winners Announced

We are pleased to announce the three winners of this year’s Growing Spaces In-kind Grant Awards. Each of these well deserving organizations has diligently planned and raised funds for their school and/or community gardening program that will include a Growing Dome® greenhouse. It is with great joy that we join the movements to contribute to and support these beautiful projects….

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IMPROVED! Gallina Polycarbonate Glazing

As a socially responsible and green business, we are always seeking out ways to source materials Made in America. Products Made in America supply valuable jobs that support our economy, and reduce fossil fuel use due to shorter transport distances from suppliers to our manufacturing facility. We often have to weigh a number of factors when applying our company values…

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4th Annual Growing Spaces Symposium

Saturday, May 31st, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Join us for this fun filled day at the Pine River Public Library in Bayfield, CO to learn about gardening in the Growing Dome from both new and long-standing instructors of the Growing Spaces team. Topics will cover aspects of soil, composting, insects, seeding, and transplanting and will include interactive exercises in…

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Guest Blog: Stop Feeding the Beast and Start Feeding the People

BY COACH MARK SMALLWOOD OF THE RODALE INSTITUTE Follow Coach’s blogs posts at Maria’s Farm Country Kitchen, EcoWatch, and Rodale Institute Have you ever wondered how anyone makes any money on a $2.00 bag of nacho-cheese–flavored corn chips or a $0.25 apple? Economists and policy wonks have been talking about how we privatize profits and socialize loss here in the U.S. for…

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Columbine Elementary’s New “Growing Dome” Greenhouse – a 21st Century Learning Center

Columbine Elementary’s New “Growing Dome” Greenhouse – a 21st Century Learning Center Boulder community unites for hands-on, year-round garden education Boulder, CO March 10, 2014 – On Friday students, parents and staff at Columbine Elementary are holding an “Open Greenhouse” – the first chance for the community to check out their recently constructed 33 foot-diameter geodesic Growing Dome Greenhouse.  The new…

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Geodesic Greenhouse

Beautiful Blooms in Northern New Mexico Greenhouse – March 2014

Check out this New Mexico greenhouse. We recently received some lovely photos from the new owner of a 22′ Growing Dome in northern New Mexico. Here’s what Jack Langston had to share, “The Growing Dome is great – we had fresh lettuce and several other vegetable items all winter long. As you can see the peach tree is in full…

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PRESS RELEASE: Colorado Greenhouse Company Celebrates 25 Years of Product Innovation and Ethical Business Practices

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Colorado Greenhouse Company Celebrates 25 Years of Product Innovation and Ethical Business Practices PAGOSA SPRINGS, CO., March 6, 2014 — Growing Spaces, LLC, a Colorado greenhouse company is celebrating 25years in business. Since 1989 the company has been designing and manufacturing geodesic Growing Dome® greenhouse kits that utilize renewable energy, while creating quality jobs and…

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Geodesic Dome Greenhouses

Shumei Natural Agriculture Garden Growing Dome Provides Midwinter Solace

An update from Eileen Weinsteiger the Shumei Natural Agriculture Garden Manager “Seven years ago when the Shumei/Rodale Team was designing the new Shumei Natural Agriculture Demonstration Garden to showcase a small homestead and Shumei Natural Agriculture principles it was imperative to include a unique greenhouse. We wanted a greenhouse that supported sustainability, efficiency, art, beauty, the Rodale mission and the Shumei Natural…

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Geodesic Dome Greenhouses

First Place! Boys & Girls Club of San Luis Valley

We are very excited to announce, albeit a bit early, the first place winners of our 2014 Growing Spaces In-Kind Grant Program! The Boys and Girls Club of the San Luis Valley was moving ahead so quickly that we had an emergency session of the Grant Program Committee to make a decision and keep the club on schedule. As you…

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Greenhouse of the Month

February 2014 Dome of the Month Winner

Congratulations to Neena Cocke Wagnon on winning February’s Dome of the Month contest with this awe inspiring, fuchsia-cloud photo of her 26′ Growing Dome. It seems the clouds themselves are wrapping around the spherical shape of the greenhouse. Neena is so lucky to live in a place where such skies are possible.