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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Grapes Galore – July 2013 Dome of the Month

The results are in, and we got a bunch of votes (747) and a slew of comments (42) about Bernadette Dickinson’s photo of her bunches of grapes. It makes us want to make the short drive south just to be able to eat a handful out of Bernadette’s 22′ Growing Dome greenhouse. Bernadette and her family have been growing in…

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Food Revolution

Our Dirt Work Leads to a Food Revolution

Each weekend I have a chance to look at our culture from a big picture place and notice both the troubles we are facing globally and in the US, as well as see the progress of those innovators who are bringing solutions. In an article, in 2011, Jessica Murray talked about the revolutionary times of the late 60’s for our…

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What You Need to Know About Eating Safe Fruits and Vegetables

In this day and age of the deluge of bad news, everyone does their best to filter out the pertinent information about what will affect their health and safety. In this article we’re going to do some filtering for you and walk through important new information about the safety of your fresh fruits and vegetables. We’ll offer resources and solutions…

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Learning About GMO’s

by Puja Dhyan Parsons I have called myself “A-Political” forever and find that as I read about the health dangers of GMO’s (Genetically Modified Organisms), I am drawn into the commitment to let my legislators know that sanity is needed and more education shows that we simply must turn the tide of food policies toward natural living. When I think…

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Proof that Gardening Gives a Natural Mood Lift

How many people do you know who are affected by depression, anxiety, stress or other emotional illness? Or maybe the better question is: Who do you know that is not affected? The pressures of today’s increasingly fast-paced, high-tech society that demands you know all things at all times and learn to do them all at once has brought many to…

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Speaking Out for Healthier Food, the Truth About GMOs – Nov 8th

Next week on Thursday, November 8th, along with other local businesses, we will be sponsoring an event focused on the truth about Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) in Durango, CO. Jeffrey Smith, author of “Genetic Roulette“, will be the featured speaker. For more information about tickets contact either Maria’s Bookshop at 970-247-1438 or Linda’s Local Food Cafe at 970-259-6729. Want to know…

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A Short History on GMO Foods – How They Affect Everyone from Farmers to Consumers

Years ago when I first heard about Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) I was in a dusty meeting room above a business in downtown Corvallis, OR. I was working for a small organic farm at the time and we had gone to watch a couple independent films about the future of food and farming. The films were projected on a white…

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A Child Gets His Wish

Ever heard about the “Children’s Wish Foundation”? Well we had the amazing opportunity to be involved with them in fulfilling the wish of a boy with Leukemia. He asked for his own Growing Dome. We’re speechless about how beautiful a thing this is and are very glad to share this nice article The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada  – Saskatchewan…

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What About Farm-to-School for the Little Ones?

I am not very good at baking….there I admit it. I love to cook but have a mental block on baking. It is challenging, to say the least, with all of my food allergies. (Wheat, gluten, eggs, dairy!) So I gave it up long ago but in the recent months the need has come back with my almost 3 year…

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