News and Events 2023

Growing Domes in the News

Greenhouse to produce fresh food for Ute Mountain Senior Center

The Ute Mountain Senior Center in Towaoc, Colorado, has built a geodesic dome greenhouse to provide fresh fruit and vegetables for its senior meal program. The greenhouse, which was funded by the American Rescue Plan Act and built by Growing Spaces, features five planting beds, ventilation fans, a pond, and solar panels. The senior center’s head cook plans to grow a variety of fruits, vegetables, and herbs, and encourages the elders to participate in gardening. The greenhouse is the first of four indoor gardens planned for senior centers in Southwest Colorado by the San Juan Basin Area Agency on Aging. The project was awarded $645,000 from ARPA and will be managed by the senior center with help from volunteers. Planting in the greenhouse is expected to begin this spring.

Photo by: Jim Mimiaga/The Journal

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Growing Domes on Netflix!

The Geothermal Greenhouse Partnership’s 3 42′ Growing Domes were featured on season 2, episode 6, of the Netflix special The World’s Most Amazing Vacation Rentals.

Upcoming Events

The Chaffee Home & Garden Show

When: Saturday, April 1st & Sunday, April 2nd, 2023.
Where: Chaffee County Fairgrounds

What: More than 60 companies from the Chaffee County area – and from across Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah – will showcase the latest in landscaping, gardening, energy-efficient products, window treatments, flooring, lighting, indoor and outdoor fireplaces, patio furniture, storage systems, greenhouses, decks, spas and more.

Claudia Stover, a long-time Growing Dome gardener, will deliver a talk on her ‘Top Six Tips for Successful Greenhouse Growing.”

This show is a vibrant marketplace where you can shop for home-related products and services, experience stunning displays to help inspire your next home project, connect with industry experts, and enjoy informative presentations from renowned local home professionals.

RSVP below for a chance to win free tickets and a special gift at our booth #S-12.

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