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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Durango Students Lead Movement in Eating Locally Grown Food

Animas Valley students and their 22′ Growing Dome school greenhouse make big news, eating locally grown food. From the Durango Herald newspaper November 18, 2014: “Students and faculty at Animas Valley Elementary School were busy on Thursday afternoon collecting tomatoes, red lettuce, radishes and a few carrots from a greenhouse and garden on the premises. Coordinator Cody Reinheimer, back right,…

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

In October a dedicated crew from Growing Spaces and with local volunteers installed at 42′ Growing Dome at 8,000 feet at Aspen T.R.E.E. 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…

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2013 Growing Spaces In-Kind Grant Winners Announced

We are pleased to announce the top three winners of this year’s Growing Spaces In-kind Grant Awards. Each of these well deserving organizations has diligently planned and raised funds for their education programs that will include a Growing Dome® greenhouse. It is with great joy that we join the movements to contribute to and support these beautiful projects. First Place:…

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Freeman Public Schools’ New Greenhouse Classroom

Freeman Public School students in NE are just now settling into their new 33 ft. diameter Growing Dome greenhouse classroom. Over the course of about nine months they were able to write grants and receive enough funding to purchase the greenhouse classroom. The main contributions were grants from DuPont Pioneer and Farm Credit Services of America. Educators involved in the…

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Streaming Workshop Video: Growing Dome Garden Management

Watch over 4.5 hours of video of Jerome Osentowski’s Growing Dome Garden Management workshop hosted at Growing Spaces in the summer of 2012.  Do so at your leisure by streaming the video online.  We captured the best parts of this information rich two-day course on how to build your own permaculture garden in a greenhouse. Unique and helpful topics like…

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Truckee Elementary and the Dome Raising Project Come Together

Awhile back we introduced you to Susie Sutphin and Bill Kelly of Truckee Community Farm in California. They had recently purchased and built a 33′ Growing Dome from Growing Spaces and were already looking to expand beyond their current garden. They had a vision for the Dome Raising Project as a part of their budding Tahoe Food Hub to get Growing…

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Naropa University Greenhouse Conducts Valuable Research

We recently received an update from Jason Gerhardt at Naropa University Greenhouse in Boulder, CO on the current projects going on in their 22′ Growing Dome named the William D. Jones Community Greenhouse and… we were stunned that so many amazing things were going on in their greenhouse! Not only are the projects prolific, but they are unique, specialized and culturally…

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Reed City High School

Garden Innovation Continues at Reed City High School

It’s been well over a year now that we have been following Reed City High School’s progress in their 51′ Growing Dome. The science students are working on a number of innovative gardening projects including aquaponics, hydroponics and vermicomposting. It’s so fantastic to see this group of youth getting the full benefit of the learning possible in a year-round greenhouse…

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Teaching at the Greenhouse

October’s Dome of the Month – Educating the Young Ones

So many youth do not have access to education about WHERE their food comes from and we support and uphold the movement to change that however we can. This month we would like to honor Mini University in Ohio for their dedication to the mission of gifting pre-school age children with the experience of growing their own food. In their…

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