News and Events, Summer 2020

It has been a busy, bustling summer for Growing Dome lovers. Backyard, school, and community gardens are on the rise; and we couldn’t be more excited. To celebrate, we decided to share some recent articles and fun stories that feature Growing Spaces and Growing Domes. We are so proud to be featured in these six amazing articles and blogs.

For those in Front Range Colorado, also sign-up for our Fall ‘Drive Thru’ Event October 17, 2020 in Golden, CO!

Steamboat Pilot

Colorado Mountain College Greenhouse Dome in Steamboat Springs Colorado
Geodesic Growing Dome nears completion on CMC campus, benefits multiple programs

The Growing Spaces Team has been working with Colorado Mountain College in Steamboat Springs for over two years on this greenhouse dome project, and we were very excited to see it come to fruition this summer. The greenhouse will extend the growing season and benefit multiple programs including their unique sustainability studies curriculum.


Growing Dome Greenhouse at St. Alban's High School in West Virginia
Growing Dome at St. Alban’s High School in West Virginia brings education to life

This TV News spot features an 18′ Growing Dome Greenhouse at St. Alban’s High School in West Virginia. They were able to build the greenhouse with a school garden grant from Toshiba America Foundation, but are still raising money to build the gardening beds inside the Growing Dome.

Vail Valley Home Magazine (Print Only)

Growing Dome Greenhouse featured in the Vail Valley Home Magazine

Chef Daniel Joly, the owner of Mirabelle Restaurant in the Vail Valley, discusses how he uses his Growing Dome Greenhouse for farm-to-table dining year-round. It also describes the benefits of the Growing Dome over traditional greenhouses, especially in extreme weather as we get here in the Rocky Mountains.

Y On Earth

Brian Dillon's 26' Growing Dome Greenhouse was featured in the Y-On-Earth Podcast
Brian Dillon

Growing Spaces’ customer Brian Dillon was featured in an episode of Y on Earth, an agricultural stewardship and sustainability podcast, by Aaron W. Perry. Brian discusses how he recovered from a traumatic brain injury by reading, meditating and gardening! He also shows us his large variety of sub-tropical fruits, veggies, and herbs in his greenhouse. Aaron also recently visited Growing Spaces in Pagosa Springs to get a closer look at how we operate, so look for another episode featuring Growing Domes soon.

Audubon of the Rockies

Our friends at the Geothermal Greenhouse Partnership were featured in the Audubon of the Rockies Newsletter after creating a new bird-friendly garden in downtown Pagosa Springs. Volunteers from the Weminuche Audubon Society, Mountain High Garden Club, CSU Extension Master Gardeners, and the GGP all gathered to plant locally and regionally native plant species at the Geothermal Greenhouse Partnership site.

GGP 3 42' Growing Domes in the center of downtown Pagosa Springs
Habitat Hero garden at the Geothermal Greenhouse Partnership site Photo Davis Parker

GoFarm Annual Harvest Dinner

This summer, Growing Spaces donated a 15′ Growing Dome for GoFarm’s annual fundraising auction. GoFarm is a local Colorado community supported agriculture organization dedicated to increasing the supply of and access to affordable, fresh, healthy, local food in Colorado. Bidding was fierce, with the two final bidders driving the price up to $9,150!

If you are new to Growing Spaces catch up with us by reading up on Springtime Growing Dome updates.

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Kenzie Jackson Marketing Director
I studied marketing at Eastern Illinois University and have been working as the Marketing Director at Growing Spaces since May 2019. What I love most about my job is getting to tell the stories of our customers in our featured dome articles. It’s all about connecting through storytelling, and it’s pretty cool to see all the different ways people use our greenhouses.

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