Milk and Honey Farm Part 2: Aquaponics in a Growing Dome

Butch Weaver is one of the most innovative engineers of our time.  A graduate of MIT, and employee #12 at Qualcomm, his inventions and patents are still being used today in cellular phones. Butch is now retired, but keeps busy as a philanthropist, member of the JCC board, volunteer at the Milk and Honey Farm, President of the Oreg foundation…

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Milk and Honey Farm: Living Values, Creating Community, and Awakening Minds

Located on the 10-acre campus of the Jewish Community Center in Boulder, CO, the Milk and Honey Farm is a shining example of building a more resilient community through local organic farming.  The Boulder JCC is a 501c(3) who’s mission is to provide programs and services based in Jewish heritage, values, and traditions in a place where people of all…

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Soil Composition

Learning the basics of soil composition for ultimate plant vitality in your Growing Dome® Greenhouse Soil composition is the most important, yet most misunderstood factor for many home growers. The health of your soil is crucial to the vitality of the plants you choose to grow in your greenhouse. But what is makes up soil composition? How does it differ…

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Soil Amendment

Soil amendment for the health of your garden using these three nutrients… If you want to ensure the longevity of your garden beds, soil amendment is crucial. Ideally, if you’re keeping up with cover cropping and crop rotation you won’t need to do soil amendment too often. However, it is inevitable! Some common reasons to amend your soil are: You’ve tested your…

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raised garden beds in the 42' growing dome

Adding Soil to Your Garden Beds

How to properly add soil to your garden beds to ensure optimal plant health. Gardening is an inherently healing activity. The basic acts of turning soil, sowing seeds, watering, and nurturing the plants literally consists of acting in a loving, gentle, and kind way towards your body and the body of the Earth. Gardening is also environmentally-friendly in less direct…

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Farm to Table Restaurant Growing in a Growing Dome Greenhouse

Farm to Table Restaurant Growing in a Growing Dome® Mirabelle Restaurant, one of Vail Valley’s most reputable establishments, is leading the way with fresh food grown on-site How does a farm to table restaurant source the best fresh ingredients year-round in a Colorado ski town? Belgian born Master Chef Daniel Joly of Mirabelle Restaurant in Beaver Creek has been a…

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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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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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Inspiring and Educating People’s Lives around the globe

Here at Growing Spaces we live the life we promote, eating what we grow in our Growing Domes.  We know the benefits, and we know it just WORKS!  We can tell you about all the benefits many times over again, but sometimes it is helpful to just see it in action and hear about the inspiration it provides from our…

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