Workshop breakout sessions may include:
Compost & Vermicompost • Aquaponics • Hoophouse Construction • Urban
Planning for Urban Agriculture • Community Project Design
Feed Denver: Urban Farms & Markets builds community-based urban greenhouse
farms and markets to improve year-round access to fresh food, create training
opportunities and jobs for youth and adults,
support food production micro-enterprise all of which impact our local economy
while strengthening and securing the foodshed of Metropolitan Denver.
Hosting the Weekend: The Urban Farm at Stapleton is hosting this project. The
largest 4H program in Colorado, TUF is an oasis in the city of Denver. On 23
acres this education center serves over 4,000 kids a year by introducing and
engaging them with horses, cows, sheep, goats, llama, alpaca, chickens, turkeys
and a few guinea fowl. Their mission is to improve the lives of children
living in high-risk, urbanized neighborhoods by helping create a sense of
positive self-regard and self-reliance, a strong work ethic, and hope.