Still time to participate in community gardens throughout the Valley

Alamosa Community Greenhouse (1201 Edison Avenue in Alamosa)

Vegetables are grown year-round in a passive solar greenhouse.  Produce is shared by volunteers with excess going to the local food bank.  Volunteer workdays held every Sunday from 1:30 - 4pm.  Annual open house and plant sale in May.  Contact Jan Oen, 719-480-4771 or [email protected].

Boyd Community Garden (corner of 11th and State in Alamosa)

Community Garden Nights every Tuesday 5-7 pm May-September

grows produce for donation to the community and to benefit La Puente programs- everyone welcome!

operated in partnership with RMSer, through V.E.G.I. program:   719-589-4567 ext. 102; email: [email protected]

Alamosa Elementary School - Learning Garden

1707 W. 10th St. (northeast corner of school campus)

an open garden for K-5 students and surrounding community; produce goes to school meal site, programs, and volunteers.

operated by V.E.G.I. program: 719-589-4567 ext. 102; email: [email protected]

La Puente GrowDome

a geodesic greenhouse located behind the La Puente Homeless Shelter and Outreach building; benefits shelter meals and community members with fresh organic produce year-round

Contact V.E.G.I. program to get connected. 719-589-4567 ext. 102; email: [email protected]

Adams State University Campus

Community Garden

a garden for students and the surrounding community, growing produce for those involved and to benefit the ASU food pantry.

The garden is located off Murphy Dr. by the Gingerbread House on ASU campus and holds  regular worknights during the growing season.

For more information contact: Nicolette Jones; email:  [email protected]

Rio Grande Farm Park (intersection of Hwy 17 and 160 in Alamosa)

community garden plots and farmer incubator space.

Volunteer Workdays first Saturday of the month- open to public to help maintain land and with special projects.

Contact: Marlena Antonucci at [email protected]

Boys and Girls Club- Alamosa GrowDome and Garden

large geodesic GrowDome supporting year-round production and educational programs, including a small outdoor garden surrounding.

BGC has lots of summer camps and programs for youth, including a Garden Camp this summer with V.E.G.I. and the Rio Grande Farm Park!

Contact: Jenna Eaton; email: [email protected]; 719-589-5252

Center School garden

A Learning Garden at Center Consolidated School; supported by the Boys and Girls Club and various student and school groups, including 4-H.

contact: Ashlee Welsh; email: [email protected]

Jessie May Olson Memorial Community Garden-  Monte Vista

a community garden located on the northeast corner of Stallo St. and Huxley Ave. in Monte Vista growing beautiful veggies and sharing the harvest with neighbors, those who contribute, and made available at the Monte Vista Farmers Markets on Friday mornings during the main growing season:

Workday schedule are: EVERY Tuesday:  9:00 a.m. - Noon and EVERY Wednesday evening:  6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Contact: Wanda Hawman: [email protected]

Sierra Grande School Garden (Blanca-Ft.Garland)

outdoor raised bed garden and Greenhouse Classroom for Sierra Grande School and surrounding community.

Contact: Superintendent Darren Edgar: [email protected]; school office: (719) 379-3257

Mountain Valley School (Saguache)- Garden and GrowDome

community and school garden to benefit the Saguache community and student population through garden activities.

Contact: Alex Decarli (garden coordinator):  [email protected]; 347-668-3014

ValleyBound school + community gardens

- Antonito

A garden at South Conejos School as well as new community garden plots in downtown Antonito for the community and students.

Host Organization: Conejos Clean Water

Contact: Abe Rosenberg, Director of Community Gardens and Outdoor Programs

phone: 719-480-4811; email: [email protected]