Aspen T.R.E.E. Growing Dome Community Supported Agriculture Project

Geodesic Dome Greenhouse being built in teh winter

In October a dedicated crew from Growing Spaces and with the help of local volunteers installed at 42′ Growing Dome Greenhouse at 8,000 feet at Aspen T.R.E.E. Colorado in cold and snowy conditions. Through the donations of the Growing Spaces crew time and donations of labor and funds from numerous community organizations and individuals, Aspen T.R.E.E. was able to raise this beautiful greenhouse.

The Growing Dome is situated just off of HWY 82 outside of Aspen, CO and will be a hub for community grown food and gardening education. Aspen TREE is about confronting global issues on a local and positive scale. They are ready to do this year round now thanks to their new greenhouse.

This project was featured recently in the Aspen Times newspaper. Eden Vardy, Executive Director of Aspen T.R.E.E. said the following in the article:

The focus here is education,’ Vardy said. ‘We’re connecting people to place. We’re connecting food to source.’

T.R.E.E. stands for Together Regenerating the Environment through Education.”

Click on the link to read the full article Aspen T.R.E.E. Taking it to the House.

Aspen T.R.E.E. is now The Farm Collaborative.


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Kyle joined the Growing Spaces team in 2015, and enjoys being involved in all the exciting projects and developments happening around here!I graduated from Pagosa Springs High School in 2009 and moved to Gunnison, Colorado to pursue a degree in Environmental Studies. After graduating from Western State Colorado University, I moved back to my home town Pagosa Springs. Since moving back home in 2013, I have been working to develop a farm in Arboles. In my spare time, one may find me backpacking in the wilderness, cruising on a mountain bike, slacklining in the park, or skiing Wolf Creek. I also enjoy creating art when I am not outdoors. The mediums that I enjoy working with are yarn, canvas and paint, and clay. I have been experimenting with aquapoinics and am always excited to share knowledge on the subject with others. I joined the Growing Spaces team in 2015, and enjoy being involved in all the exciting projects and developments happening around here!

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