Denver Urban Gardens

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Mile High United Way Mile High United Way - MHUW
General Information
Description of AgencyOperates over 170 community gardens throughout Metro Denver, including more than 40 school-based community gardens. Operates DeLaney Community Far, the Master Composter Training Program, the Master Community Gardener Training Program, Grow a Garden, and provides extensive opportunities for youth education in nutrition and gardening.
MissionAlongside our residents, we cultivate gardeners, grow food and nourish community.
HistoryDenver Urban Gardens was established in 1985, in order to support Denver residents in creating sustainable, food-producing neighborhood community gardens. By 1993, DUG was the sole organization responsible for coordinating 21 active gardens, and by 1997, 32 new gardens and DeLaney Community Farm were established. Within the past decade, we have created multiple ongoing youth and community education programs designed to facilitate community involvement and ensure long-term garden sustainability.
LocationDenver County
Geographic AreaDenver, Jefferson, Adams, Arapahoe counties
Facility/ADA AccessYes
Intake ProcedureCall for more information and income limits.
Agency TypeNonprofit
Client Information
EligibilityResidents of Denver, Adams, Jefferson, Arapahoe counties who have a household income of less than 80% of median income. Only one application per household.
Hours of OperationMonday - Thursday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Friday By Appointment Only
Contact Information
Contact's NameBrittany Pimentel
Contact's PositionHorticulture Program Coordinator
Contact's Phone(303) 292-9900 Ext 108
Physical Site Address 11031 33rd St
Physical Site Address 2Ste 100
Physical Site City, State, ZipDenver, CO 80205
Main Phone(303) 292-9900
Fax(303) 292-9900
Director Information
Director's NameMichael Buchenau
Director's PositionExecutive Director
Director's Phone(303) 292-9900
Additional Information
Affiliated Programs and Services
This Agency: Denver Urban Gardens
Affiliated Programs: Denver Urban Gardens
Affiliated Services: Grow a Garden - Denver Urban Gardens