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Urban Agriculture Center on historic family homestead in Denver, Colorado

Our dream is to build an urban farm/market on what is left of our family’s homestead. We believe good food is a right not a privilege.

Derek and Kamise Mullen
Kickstarter
Jan2, 2014

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My wife and I are starting an organic farm on her family’s property. Everitt Farms is located between Garrison St. and Kipling St. on the south side of Alameda Ave. in Lakewood Colorado. Lakewood is the largest of the Denver suburbs and Alameda Ave. is the heart of Lakewood. It has been identified by the city as their downtown corridor. The city planners describe the future of Alameda Ave as “a Grand Parkway to the Mountains”. This 30 acre property, what’s left of our family’s homestead, sits alongside this corridor. Our long term goal is to build an urban agriculture center (a combination of a working farm, teaching facility and community market place) all supplied by the farm, and surrounding community, operated using the best modern technologies combined with old world techniques and built with reclaimed materials.

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January 10, 2014   Comments Off on Urban Agriculture Center on historic family homestead in Denver, Colorado

Iberia Community Garden Co-op’s new hydroponic garden

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New Iberia is the tenth-largest city in the U.S state of Louisiana. Located 30 miles southeast of Lafayette.

It’s about private investors set up through the Fund for Gulf Communities to improve and diversify the economy of areas affected by the Gulf oil spill of 2008,”

By Mckenzie Womack
The Daily Iberian
Jan 5, 2014

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The garden, which is in a large greenhouse, has almost 100 towers and holds 2,500 plants, said ICGC project manager Phanat Xanamane.

Winter greens like spinach, radish, mustard greens, bok choy, arugula, mini broccoli, among other greens are growing, Xanamane said.

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