Explore historic Bromley Farm and learn about Brighton’s agricultural history in the rooms where it happened. Tour the farm with Lou Ellen Bromley, learn how to make Irish soda bread and shamrock butter with Lilly Steirer of Slow Foods Denver, and take part in a craft project to commemorate the day. This event will take place at Bromley Farm/Koizuma-Hishinuma Farm, located at 1594 E. Bromley Lane in Brighton. All ages welcome.
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Composting is an easy way to enrich your growing soil and dramatically reduce the amount of waste your home sends to the landfill. Join representatives from Denver non-profit The Growhaus to discover how you can start composting anywhere, even in your own kitchen cupboard.
Learn how to use Tinkercad, a free computer-aided design (CAD) program, to create a miniature planter. No experience is necessary. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration required.
Have you ever wanted to be a vendor at a farmer’s market or sell the goods you make at home? Discover the important details of the Colorado Cottage Foods Act with the experts at CSU Extension. During this course, you’ll learn the food safety guidelines required to operate a small home-based cottage food business, including storage, transport and sales. Attendees who participate in this course will meet the training requirements for the Colorado Cottage Foods Act and earn a 3-year certification. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; online registration required.
Light snacks will be provided, but feel free to bring a packed lunch.
Have you ever wanted to be a vendor at a farmer’s market or sell the goods you make at home? Discover the important details of the Colorado Cottage Foods Act with the experts at CSU Extension. During this course, you’ll learn the food safety guidelines required to operate a small home-based cottage food business, including storage, transport and sales. Attendees who participate in this course and pass a test will meet the training requirements for the Colorado Cottage Foods Act and earn a 3-year certification. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration required.
Get creative every week with arts and crafts projects you can play with or give away as gifts. Appropriate for students in grades K-5. No registration required, but supplies are limited.
- March 6 – Windsocks
- March 13 – Seed Explosions
- March 20 – Birdhouses
Explore a variety of activities involving science, technology, engineering, art and math. Appropriate for elementary school-aged kids and their caregivers. Space is limited; registration recommended.
March 4 – Screen Printing with the Ink Lounge – Go behind the scenes of screen-printing and learn how to pull a print.
March 11 – Dig It: Plantable Paper – Construct a deckle and follow the steps to prepare your own seed paper.
March 18 – Dig It: Farm to Table – Work with a gardening expert, Katy Rowland, to create container gardens and then cook up some snacks that you can enjoy once your garden grows.
We’re going on a Bug Safari! Experts from the Butterfly Pavilion will be our guides as they introduce us to live invertebrates from around the globe and teach about their characteristics, where and how they live, and why they are important in our world. Appropriate for all ages. Participants must be at least 3-years-old to hold Rosie the tarantula. No registration required
Experience the magic of oral tradition with the “Legend of the Tree Sisters,” presented by representatives from Museo de las Americas. This engaging legend teaches the importance of Native American horticulture traditions and planting methodology. Following the Native American tradition of using all parts of the corn, participants will help create a corn-husk doll. Appropriate for kids in grades kindergarten through 6. No registration required. This program follows the opening reception of "Roots/Raíces," an exhibition that explores the agricultural roots of Latin America through art and artifacts.
Gather for the opening reception of “Roots/Raíces,” an exploration of the agricultural roots of Latin America through art and artifacts. Enjoy music and food while taking in this exhibition curated by Museo de las Americas specially for Anythink. Following the reception, kids in grades kindergarten through 6 are invited to experience the magic of oral tradition with The Legend of the Three Sisters. This engaging legend teaches the importance of Native American horticulture traditions and planting methodology, and participants will create corn-husk dolls. Events are free and open to the public. No registration required. "Roots/Raíces" will be on display at Anythink Commerce City through May 1, 2019.
Acompáñanos en la inauguración de “Roots/Raíces” con música, comida y representantes del Museo de las Américas. Continúa la celebración con un programa especial de seguimiento exclusivo para niños. De las 3:00 a las 4:00 de la tarde, los alumnos desde kindergarten hasta sexto grado están invitados a experimentar la magia de la tradición oral con “The Legend of the Three Sisters” (La Leyenda de las Tres Hermanas). Esta atractiva leyenda enseña la importancia de las tradiciones de la horticultura de los nativos americanos y la metodología de plantación, y los participantes ayudarán a crear una muñeca de mazorca de maíz. Todos los eventos son gratuitos y están abiertos al público.