growing a healthier community one garden at a time
Our mission is to grow a healthier community through the support and development of school and community garden programs that promote health and wellness, environmental stewardship and a sustainable local food system.

Please join us for the:
6th Homegrown Food Retreat!! 

This year's retreat is titled “Home Cookin’: A Showcase of Regional Innovative Local Food Projects” and will be held on Friday, February 21 and Saturday, February 22nd at the Fort Lewis College Student Union Ballroom.
Friday night (7PM): FREE: Russell Evans, founder of Transition Lab, will be speaking about using existing resources in new ways to create working food system models in Colorado.
Saturday 8:30 – 3:30PM$15-20 suggested donation A day full of workshops, inspiring presentations, and lots of food (Breakfast from Zia Taqueria and lunch from Sodexo – both full of local ingredients).
For the full program, including more information on the Farmer Chef Connection also happening at the Retreat, as well as registration (limited to 200 attendees) go to:
This event is organized by the members of the Growing Partners of SW CO, and is generously sponsored by Zia Taqueria, Sodexo Education, Durango Natural Foods Co-Op, Healthy Lifestyle La Plata, Fort Lewis College, Fort Lewis College Environmental Center, and CSU Extension in La Plata County.
If you have additional questions that the poster or website cannot answer then write to Growing Partners Event Coordinator at

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