Calendar

Saturday, May 17, 2014

A Day with the Dandelions: Spring Time Herbal Medicine

Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 9:30 a.m.
Chatfield
Class - Chatfield Classes| Adults

Spend a day learning about the amazing nutritional and healing powers of dandelions and other spring plants.

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Permaculture Design Introduction

Sunday, May 18, 2014 - 9:30 a.m.
Chatfield
Class - Chatfield Classes| Adults

When people, plants, animals, water, air, buildings, energy, communications, etc., interact beneficially with each other through good design and placement, the area becomes more resilient, more of a Permanent Agriculture.

Monday, June 16, 2014

Farm Camp at Chatfield: Way Back When on Hildebrand Ranch

Monday, June 16, 2014 - 9 a.m.
Chatfield
Camp - Garden Camps for Kids| Children (ages 8-12)

Connect with the life of early settlers, churn your own butter, make biscuits, and even learn how to cook on a wood burning stove on the Hildebrand Ranch. This camp takes place at Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield.

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Wild Things Walk at Chatfield

Saturday, June 21, 2014 - 9 a.m.
Chatfield
Class - Chatfield Classes| Adults

Identification and Uses of Wild Plants for Food and Medicine

Pleine Air Painting at Chatfield

Saturday, June 21, 2014 - 9 a.m.
Chatfield
Class - Chatfield Classes| Adults

Pleine air is a French expression that means én the open air. Channel Monet as you paint in the open air at the beautiful setting of the Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield.

Cooking with Leaves and Roots

Saturday, June 21, 2014 - 10 a.m.
Chatfield
Class - Chatfield Classes| Adults

In this fun, family-friendly class we will focus on how to use the delicious bounty of your CSA or home garden. We will make a variety of salads and dressings using the arugula, parsley, dill, kohlrabi, salad mix, and swiss chard.

Introduction to Water Bath Canning at Chatfield

Saturday, June 21, 2014 - 1 p.m.
Chatfield
Class - Chatfield Classes| Adults

Interested in learning how to use all those copious amounts of cucumbers, hot peppers, and tomatoes?

Monday, June 23, 2014

Farm Camp at Chatfield: Life on the Farm

Monday, June 23, 2014 - 9 a.m.
Chatfield
Camp - Garden Camps for Kids| Children (ages 8-12)

Take care of farm animals and learn what it takes to make vegetables grow on a modern farm. After your farm chores are done, discover nature along the banks of Deer Creek.

Monday, July 7, 2014

Farm Camp at Chatfield: Way Back When on Hildebrand Ranch

Monday, July 7, 2014 - 9 a.m.
Chatfield
Camp - Garden Camps for Kids| Children (ages 8-12)

Connect with the life of early settlers, churn your own butter, make biscuits, and even learn how to cook on a wood burning stove on the Hildebrand Ranch. This camp takes place at Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield.

Monday, July 21, 2014

Farm Camp at Chatfield: Life on the Farm

Monday, July 21, 2014 - 9 a.m.
Chatfield
Camp - Garden Camps for Kids| Children (ages 8-12)

Take care of farm animals and learn what it takes to make vegetables grow on a modern farm. After your farm chores are done, discover nature along the banks of Deer Creek.

Monday, September 8, 2014

Homeschool Day: History at Hildebrand Ranch

Monday, September 8, 2014 - 10 a.m.
Chatfield
Class - Homeschool Programs| Homeschool Families

Spend the day at Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield and get a glimpse of what it was like to farm a hundred years ago.

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Colorado Foodways: A Celebration of our Food History

Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 5:30 p.m.
Chatfield
Class - Bonfils-Stanton Series| Adults

Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield provides the perfect setting to celebrate our state’s foodways – the intersection of food in culture, traditions, and history.

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Learn How to Build a Hoophouse

Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 9 a.m.
Chatfield
Class - Bonfils-Stanton Series| Adults

Hoop houses, plastic enclosed structures made of “hoops” of pipe, are used to lengthen the growing season.