The Harvest Center Makes News

Harvest Center Growing Dome greenhouse

The Harvest Center non-profit boosts a membership of 95 gardeners and donated 477 lbs. of produce to families in need last year. This high-elevation community garden has two outdoor gardens and a 22′ Growing Dome where they grow food year round. Under the leadership of Lee Willoughby this outstanding vision has become a dream…

The Gazette • April 28, 2012 • Woodland Park •

“Lee Willoughby smiled and gently caressed the leaves of a kale plant growing in a large, domed greenhouse near Woodland Park, then gazed at the many healthy plants growing inside the 22-foot-diameter structure at an elevation of about 8,500 feet.

The greenhouse, built in June 2009 at the Aspen Valley Ranch, represents the successes of The Harvest Center, an organization that sprouted from a group of gardeners at the Woodland Park Farmers Market.”

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Kyle joined the Growing Spaces team in 2015, and enjoys being involved in all the exciting projects and developments happening around here!I graduated from Pagosa Springs High School in 2009 and moved to Gunnison, Colorado to pursue a degree in Environmental Studies. After graduating from Western State Colorado University, I moved back to my home town Pagosa Springs. Since moving back home in 2013, I have been working to develop a farm in Arboles. In my spare time, one may find me backpacking in the wilderness, cruising on a mountain bike, slacklining in the park, or skiing Wolf Creek. I also enjoy creating art when I am not outdoors. The mediums that I enjoy working with are yarn, canvas and paint, and clay. I have been experimenting with aquapoinics and am always excited to share knowledge on the subject with others. I joined the Growing Spaces team in 2015, and enjoy being involved in all the exciting projects and developments happening around here!

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