Dec
11
9:30 am09:30

Aquaponics Basics and Build

Want to build your own system, but don’t know where to start?

Get inspired to grow your own food by building your own aquaponic system and learn what you need to make it a success.

This workshop will help participants understand the key principles and components necessary for growing fish and plants together in a recirculating soil-less system. It is geared toward people who want to build their own aquaponic system but don't know where to begin. We will provide in-depth coverage of the system components and activities necessary to start building an aquaponics system, successfully cycle it and optimize growing. The course will include detailed discussions about: 

  • Benefits of Aquaponics 
  • Fish and Plant selection and health
  • System cycling, bacteria and the nitrification cycle 
  • System Design Ratios 
  • Different system designs: flood and drain, deep water culture, and vertical systems 
  • Growbed styles, media, pumps, aerators, plumbing fittings and all other components 
  • Planning your location 
  • System management and optimization

Register here

 

Oct
15
9:30 am09:30

Aquaponics Basics and Build

Want to build your own system, but don’t know where to start?

Get inspired to grow your own food by building your own aquaponic system and learn what you need to make it a success.

This workshop will help participants understand the key principles and components necessary for growing fish and plants together in a recirculating soil-less system. It is geared toward people who want to build their own aquaponic system but don't know where to begin. We will provide in-depth coverage of the system components and activities necessary to start building an aquaponics system, successfully cycle it and optimize growing. The course will include detailed discussions about: 

  • Benefits of Aquaponics 
  • Fish and Plant selection and health
  • System cycling, bacteria and the nitrification cycle 
  • System Design Ratios 
  • Different system designs: flood and drain, deep water culture, and vertical systems 
  • Growbed styles, media, pumps, aerators, plumbing fittings and all other components 
  • Planning your location 
  • System management and optimization

Register here

 

Sep
7
6:00 pm18:00

Backyard on Blake

This event provides a farm to table experience with live music and dinner from Pastures of Plenty recreating the farm dinner at Backyard on Blake. There will be locally grown fruits, veggies and locally sourced meats, cheeses, wines and spirits and locally grown flowers as center pieces. Proceeds from this event will go to the GrowHaus. Click here for more information. 

Aug
28
9:30 am09:30

Aquaponics Basics and Build

Want to build your own system, but don’t know where to start?

Get inspired to grow your own food by building your own aquaponic system and learn what you need to make it a success.

This workshop will help participants understand the key principles and components necessary for growing fish and plants together in a recirculating soil-less system. It is geared toward people who want to build their own aquaponic system but don't know where to begin. We will provide in-depth coverage of the system components and activities necessary to start building an aquaponics system, successfully cycle it and optimize growing. The course will include detailed discussions about: 

  • Benefits of Aquaponics 
  • Fish and Plant selection and health
  • System cycling, bacteria and the nitrification cycle 
  • System Design Ratios 
  • Different system designs: flood and drain, deep water culture, and vertical systems 
  • Growbed styles, media, pumps, aerators, plumbing fittings and all other components 
  • Planning your location 
  • System management and optimization

Register here

Jun
11
11:00 am11:00

Mushroom Basics

The GrowHaus' own mycologist is excited to share his knowledge about mushrooms.  This hands on class will give your the basics on how to start growing mushrooms in your own space.  Register here.

May
30
9:00 am09:00

Memorial Day

The GrowHaus will be closed on Monday May 30th in observance of Memorial Day. We will open again on Tuesday May 31st at regular hours. Enjoy the long weekend! 

May
22
9:30 am09:30

Aquaponics Basics and Build

Want to build your own system, but don’t know where to start?

Get inspired to grow your own food by building your own aquaponic system and learn what you need to make it a success.

This workshop will help participants understand the key principles and components necessary for growing fish and plants together in a recirculating soil-less system. It is geared toward people who want to build their own aquaponic system but don't know where to begin. We will provide in-depth coverage of the system components and activities necessary to start building an aquaponics system, successfully cycle it and optimize growing. The course will include detailed discussions about: 

  • Benefits of Aquaponics 
  • Fish and Plant selection and health
  • System cycling, bacteria and the nitrification cycle 
  • System Design Ratios 
  • Different system designs: flood and drain, deep water culture, and vertical systems 
  • Growbed styles, media, pumps, aerators, plumbing fittings and all other components 
  • Planning your location 
  • System management and optimization

Register here

May
14
11:00 am11:00

Urban Herbs

Come to The GrowHaus' May workshop, Urban Herbs, brought to you by Apothecary Tinctura.  Learn how to collect common yard and urban herbs to create teas and tinctures for health.

Register now

Apr
28
May 1

The Aquaponics 4 Day Farming Course

Aquaponics is currently front and center in the realm of sustainable agriculture practices. The popularity of efficiently raising fish and plants in a recirculating system is a direct response to our need to choose a better way of eating, a better way of life. 

  • HOW TO BUILD, manage and operate the components integrated into the Green Acre Aquaponics hybrid farm model: deep water culture, media beds, vertical towers, a unique NFT system and aquaponic wicking beds.
  • HOW TO ASSESS farm business viability using real numbers, analysis tools and inputs from our three aquaponic farms.
  • HOW TO EXECUTE essential marketing and sales strategies: marketing and selling to restaurants, developing and managing a CSA or buying club and building a successful farmers market presence.
  • Learn more here

Register here

Apr
20
6:00 pm18:00

Pop Up Dinner at The GrowHaus

Join local chefs and libation providers to vote on what beverage pairs best with each course. Participants include Jagged Mountain Brewery, Ophelia's, Squeaky Bean, Charcoal, Interstate, Senkada Tea, Spring 44, and Peak Beverage.  Tickets are going quickly! Get your tickets now!

Mar
12
10:00 am10:00

The GrowHaus Seed Swap!

Calling Denver gardeners and veggie-lovers alike! The GrowHaus invites you to our 6th annual Seed Swap. All are welcome join us for a celebration of the upcoming growing season. There will be gardening workshops, community food vendors, music, facepainting, and of course, seeds! Not only is this a day to score some seeds, it’s a time to come together as a community, connect, and learn from each other. Through this event, The GrowHaus will work to foster a sense of community and connectedness with and among all of our neighbors.

The day’s planned events include:

  • a workshop series (beekeeping, small space gardening, herbs, vermicomposting, seed starting, aquaponics, and seed saving)

  • local vendors selling food

  • tours of The GrowHaus with information about programs

  • shopping in our organic, local market

  • live music

  • interactive stations for children

Did you save any seeds this year? Bring them to the event and enter a drawing to win a GrowHaus prize!

TICKETS

Buy Online:

Click here for $15 all day tickets and skip the line at the door!

*At The Door:

10am-12pm: $10

12pm-5pm: $15 (peak hours)

5pm-7pm: $10

*cash-only!

Mar
6
9:30 am09:30

Aquaponics Basics and Build

Want to build your own system, but don’t know where to start?

Get inspired to grow your own food by building your own aquaponic system and learn what you need to make it a success.

This workshop will help participants understand the key principles and components necessary for growing fish and plants together in a recirculating soil-less system. It is geared toward people who want to build their own aquaponic system but don't know where to begin. We will provide in-depth coverage of the system components and activities necessary to start building an aquaponics system, successfully cycle it and optimize growing. The course will include detailed discussions about: 

  • Benefits of Aquaponics 
  • Fish and Plant selection and health
  • System cycling, bacteria and the nitrification cycle 
  • System Design Ratios 
  • Different system designs: flood and drain, deep water culture, and vertical systems 
  • Growbed styles, media, pumps, aerators, plumbing fittings and all other components 
  • Planning your location 
  • System management and optimization

Register here

Feb
17
5:30 pm17:30

Eating into the Neighborhood

Join The GrowHaus and select panel members during their discussion surrounding the issues of sustainability and urban growth, particularly concerning food access and production within Denver.  This charged discussion will focus on Denver's rapid urban development and the impact that it has on food access.  As our communities change, understanding the direction that we are heading will provide better opportunities to engage with local food production and create a more connected, brighter community.  Light food will be provided, along with a cash bar.  The panel members are:

  • Blake Angelo, Manager of Food Systems Development, City of Denver
  • Beverly Grant, Owner, Mo' Betta Green MarketPlace
  • Adam Schlegel, Executive Director Eat Denver, Founder, Snooze Eatery
  • Christopher Smith, Senior Program Officer, Healthy Living, Colorado Health Foundation

General admission tickets are only $20!  Register now


Feb
14
9:30 am09:30

Aquaponics Basics and Build

Want to build your own system, but don’t know where to start?

Get inspired to grow your own food by building your own aquaponic system and learn what you need to make it a success.

This workshop will help participants understand the key principles and components necessary for growing fish and plants together in a recirculating soil-less system. It is geared toward people who want to build their own aquaponic system but don't know where to begin. We will provide in-depth coverage of the system components and activities necessary to start building an aquaponics system, successfully cycle it and optimize growing. The course will include detailed discussions about: 

  • Benefits of Aquaponics 
  • Fish and Plant selection and health
  • System cycling, bacteria and the nitrification cycle 
  • System Design Ratios 
  • Different system designs: flood and drain, deep water culture, and vertical systems 
  • Growbed styles, media, pumps, aerators, plumbing fittings and all other components 
  • Planning your location 
  • System management and optimization

Register here

Feb
13
11:00 am11:00

Tea Creation

Sujeeva Ranasinghe, founder of Senkada Tea will be at The GrowHaus teaching about the ideal combinations of ingredients to make the perfect cup of tea.  Harvest your own using fresh garden ingredients.  Register here.

Jan
9
11:00 am11:00

Mead Making

Do you like to create your own libations?  Come learn about delicious, honey based mead and be inspired to create your own batch.  Shane Fox owner of Dragon Meadery will be sharing his expertise during this workshop.  Register here.


Dec
25
Jan 4

GrowHaus Holiday Closure

The GrowHaus will be closed on Friday, December 25- Sunday, January 3.  The staff will be celebrating the holidays with our families and recharging for an exciting 2016.

During this time we will not be offering public tours and the market will not be open.

See you on January 4th!

Dec
22
2:00 pm14:00

Winter Festival

The GrowHaus will be holding our annual winter festival for the community!

This year 586 children have signed up to receive toys.  

Help to make the holidays merry in Globeville, Elyria-Swansea by purchasing a toy for a child.  Register here. 

Dec
19
11:00 am11:00

Cultivating Mushrooms for Beginners

Learn how to:

• Inoculating with liquid culture and spore syringes

• Prepare and sterilize grain spawn!

• Proper pasteurization technique

• Common mistakes and contaminants

• And more!

For more information contact Jared@thegrowhaus.org

Dec
12
11:00 am11:00

Anti-Inflamatory Cooking Class Workshop

“Using common kitchen items to cure”

The trending topic right now linking many significant disease in seemingly healthy individuals, is INFLAMMATION. Studies have shown people with chronic and ongoing inflammation are prone to develop heart disease, diabetes and even many types of cancer. Allowing the right nutrients into your diet, paired with daily exercise, is a sure way to combat inflammation. In this class we will discuss inflammation and its causes in detail, along with simple ingredients to incorporate into your busy lives right away!

Register here.

Dec
12
10:00 am10:00

Aquaponics basics

Want to build your own system, but don’t know where to start?

Get inspired to grow your own food by building your own aquaponic system and learn what you need to make it a success.

This workshop will help participants understand the key principles and components necessary for growing fish and plants together in a recirculating soil-less system. It is geared toward people who want to build their own aquaponic system but don't know where to begin. We will provide in-depth coverage of the system components and activities necessary to start building an aquaponics system, successfully cycle it and optimize growing. 

Dec
2
Dec 15

Toy Drive Date Extended

We have extended the deadline for The GrowHaus toy drive!

Register now to ensure that the holidays are merry for a community child.

www.thegrowhaus.org/winter-festival

Nov
26
Nov 30

GrowHaus Thanksgiving Closure

The GrowHaus will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday, Thursday, November 26-Sunday November 29.

We will not be offering tours to the public and the market will be closed as well.

Thank you and have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

Nov
14
11:00 am11:00

Pickling Workshop

Pickling with Tyler of The Real Dill!  Learn all about pickling and preserving so you can take the skills and techniques you learned and perfect them at home!  In this class you will learn how to make shelf-stable pickles and quick pickles.  Do you have left over garden produce such as peppers, beans, or cucumbers?  Bring them and pickle them!  Every student will receive a jar to take home.  Register here!