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Vintage Denver “We Built This City” September 8th

Big Green’s Signature Event is Back! Join Governor John Hickenlooper, Kimbal Musk, and Big Green Colorado for an epic 80’s block party in support of Big Green’s Colorado 100 Learning Garden Initiative. Big Green built our first Learning Garden right here in Denver and we’re celebrating this work and the city that made it all […]


Community Member Spotlight: Scott Goergen

For the past year, Big Green’s Colorado and National teams have been lucky enough to count film maker, Scott Goergen, as a part of our community of volunteers and supporters.  Scott, the man behind e-commerce and digital media company, Penshire Media, has been working behind the scenes to help Big Green develop video content to […]


St Patrick’s Day with Big Green & Next Door- Longmont

Go Green on St. Patrick’s Day with Big Green & Next Door Eatery in Longmont! Big Green & Next Door Eatery in Longmont have partnered to go Green on St. Patrick’s Day! Last year, Next Door in Longmont donated $12,195 to Big Green’s Keepin it 100 campaign to support Big Green’s goals of building 100 […]


Join Colorado’s Keepin’ it 100 Campaign

Each day, over 24,000 students in Colorado are connected to Real Food through one of Big Green’s 56 Learning Gardens. These Learning Gardens transform a neglected area of a school yard into a thriving outdoor classroom where nutrition, health, and entrepreneurship education takes place. Big Green started here in Colorado in 2011 and we are […]


Why I Want to Bring #RealFood to 100,000 Schools Across America

American children are being fed processed, nutrient-poor food that leaves them starving and obese at the same time.  Our food system is destroying their growing bodies and minds. With an estimated $63.5 trillion in total private wealth, America is more wealthy than any other country in the world. Yet our children are bearing the burden […]