Bjorn Oliviusson Growing Bananas at 60 Degrees North 

     Janet and I first met Bjorn Oliviusson in Fall 2012 when we arrived to help install the 33′ dome sold to the Royal Institution of Technology in Stockholm. As described in Bjorn’s post, it ended up at a school near the university, a pleasant setting, but late Fall in Stockholm the sunlight shines from 9 am to 3 pm, if…

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Whole Food Plant Based Diet in a Growing Dome

Whole-Food Plant-Based Diet Made Easy with a Growing Dome® Greenhouse Several years ago, Cara Barnes of Hollyhock Farms in Aspen, faced an important challenge:  Both her husband and father suffered from serious cardiac issues and had been urged to switch to a whole-food plant-based diet.  However, in their small Colorado mountain town, getting fresh, organic vegetables was not easy during…

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Farm-to-table restaurant growing in a Growing Dome

Fresh Local Vegetables, Fruit and Herbs from a Farm-to-Table Restaurant in the Snowy Colorado Mountains All Winter Long? How One Colorado Ski Resort Restaurant Serves Fresh From the Garden Ingredients Year Round Despite Extremely Short Colorado Growing Season Mirabelle Restaurant, stands out in the Vail Valley restaurant scene by showcasing fresh food grown on-site all year long. Belgian born Master Chef…

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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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joyful journey

Joyful Journey Hot Springs Spa Dome

Joyful Journey Hot Springs Spa and Rejuvenation in the San Luis Valley Relax, Center, And Transform Yourself From the Fast Pace of Life and Responsibility. Joyful Journey Hot Springs is not your typical “hotel.” Located in the picturesque San Luis Valley, and framed by the Sangre De Cristo mountains… They offer a rejuvenating night’s stay like nowhere else on planet…

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Mission: Wolf, Off Grid Gardening

Off Grid Gardening: Two Indoor Gardens at 9,000 ft. Elevation. Does off grid gardening seem impossible? Mission: Wolf accomplishes mission impossible. Not one, but two, indoor gardens at a staggering 9,000 ft.  Their secret… not green thumbs. Wolves. Off Grid Gardening with a Growing Dome Mission: Wolf proves truly unique. The wolf sanctuary in Westcliffe, CO, serves not only as a refuge…

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Pine River Garden Club: Growing Gardeners

Pine River Garden Club… Bayfield, CO Growing Gardeners and a Local Foodshed with a Growing Dome® at the Pine River Community Garden Instead of garlic from China and avocados from Mexico… The Pine River Garden Club cultivates their own local foodshed… Grows Gardeners… And shows you how to harvest what you thought wouldn’t grow here. Pine River Garden Club… Community…

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Growing Spaces Change of Ownership

Growing Spaces® Founders Puja and Udgar Parsons Pass on the Baton New Ownership at Growing Spaces… and What it Might Mean for the Future of the Growing Dome® A Growing Spaces change of ownership is shifting up the company geometry. Puja and Udgar are riding off into the sunset to stoke romance, share energy with kids and grand-kids, and follow…

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regular greenhouse vs the growing dome

Regular Greenhouse vs The Growing Dome

The Growing Dome® is not your run-of-the-mill “regular” greenhouse. In the world of greenhouses, it’s completely unique and leads the field in a new paradigm of year round gardening… a net zero energy greenhouse. Why is it Different – or Superior – to a Regular Greenhouse? Regular Greenhouse vs The Growing Dome Regular Greenhouse vs The Growing Dome The Geodesic…

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