Mountain Goat Lodge Bed and Breakfast

Mountain Goats Call Bed and Breakfast Home A Bed and Breakfast Complete with Goats and a Growing Dome® Mountain Goat Lodge might be the most unique bed and breakfast you’ve ever seen. Outside Salida, Colorado, on a stretch of Highway 285, lives a goat sanctuary disguised as a Bed and Breakfast. Mountain Goat Lodge: Bed and Breakfast with Goats and…

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Cloud City Farm: Growing the Impossible at 10,000 Feet

Cloud City Farm: Growing the Impossible at 10,000 Feet From Superfund Site to Community Gardens and Thriving High Altitude Farm Take a moment to hear the amazing tale of Cloud City Farm. With only 28 frost free days a year, and living 10,000 feet above sea level, they are growing what at first might seem impossible. Cloud City Farm Growing…

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Update from Green Angel Gardens Greenhouse

Larkin Stentz emailed us these beautiful picture of their 22′ Growing Dome Greenhouse at Green Angel Gardens in Long Beach, WA.  

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We’ll be at the Rodale Institute Growing Dome this month!

For all of you who followed the 33’ Growing Dome build at Rodale Institute this Spring you might remember our Ambassador, Richard Miller who supervised the installation of the Growing Dome. Growing Spaces is happy to sponsor Richard Miller returning to Rodale Insitute to attend a Shumei Natural Agriculture Conference July 26-27. The two day seminar entitled:  “Garden. Life. Balance: …

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Finished!: 33′ Growing Dome at the Shumei Natural Agriculture Garden

4-25-13 Thursday: I love round tanks, especially when it comes to leveling. Today we were busy finishing the tank. Don’t you love Janet’s pleats in the tank liner?  And, yes, for a charge she will come redo your tank! Other tasks included finishing the fans, final odds and ends at the door, and leftover parts!   4-27-13: Thursday and Friday passed and…

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Part 4: 33′ Growing Dome at the Shumei Natural Agriculture Garden

We thought we might be nearing a close with the construction of the 33′ Growing Dome at the Shumei Garden at the Rodale Institute, but this story sure has had it’s twists and turns! It turns out that Richard is headed back east to work on some finishing touches and to help with consulting on the garden bed layout and…

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Part 3: 33′ Growing Dome Installation at the Shumei Natural Agriculture Garden

As the 33′ Growing Dome at the Shumei Natural Agriculture Garden at the Rodale Institute continues to take shape we see how many wonderful volunteers are pitching in to make this project happen. Richard Miller, Growing Spaces installation supervisor, has been kind enough to send us updates as they go. 4-9-13 Tues. I checked hubs again and rechecked for tightness….

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Part 2: 33′ Growing Dome Installation at the Shumei Natural Agriculture Garden

The 33′ Growing Dome at the Shumei Natural Agriculture Garden at the Rodale Institute is going up nicely. Richard Miller has been kind enough to send us updates as they go, so you can feel like you’re right there with them! 4-2-13 Puxatawney Phil is part of a stew right about now. No, not because the weather is any thing…

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33′ Growing Dome Installation at Shumei Natural Agriculture Garden

” Off Again To High Adventure” with Richard Miller, Growing Spaces Staff Question: What does Growing Spaces, Rodale Institute, and Shumei Natural Agriculture have in common? Answer: A 33′ Growing Dome Yes, it’s true… Here we go again. Janet and I, the lowly ventmaker, are ” off again to high adventure “. Well, 15′-6″ hi at least, to the top…

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TerraVita Springs Grows Food in Challenging Climate

A community-based working and educational farm in Ashland, Oregon is growing herbs and fruit trees at 4,700 feet. That’s not particularly high in elevation compared to many gardens in the Rocky Mountains, but this farm is unique in that they have a much better growing environment just down the road in the Willamette Valley. Founders Regina Manian and Elise and Jeff Higley choose the spot…

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