Produce Grows in Brighton
brought to you by Brighton Shares the Harvest and City of Brighton
Here comes the harvest!
As a city rooted in Agriculture, Brighton has been proud of its farming community from the beginning. Residents are well aware of Brighton’s impressive open space (Fifty percent of its land mass is not developed!), but what residents may not be aware of is their access to local produce stands right here in their own backyard.
To bring awareness to Brighton’s local produce, the City of Brighton and nonprofit Brighton Shares The Harvest, have joined forces to educate the community and invite them to “Grow Healthy With Brighton.”
Grow Healthy With Brighton
How much do you know about the people who grow the food you buy? What do you know about the soil it grows in, and the people who plant and handle the food you serve to your family? The only thing better than eating fresh, locally grown produce is knowing the people who are growing it for you, and maybe growing some of your own.
To help residents Grow Healthy With Brighton, we’ve gathered this information that shows where and what you can get at Berry Patch Farms, Lulu’s Farm, the Bromley Farm and Palizzi Farm. This month, we encourage residents to visit any or all of these stands and see for themselves how Produce Grows in Brighton!
NOTE: The Bromley Farm is not an open farm stand yet. The hours for the other farm stands may vary as the season goes on and they have more fresh produce available.
Berry Patch Farms
Family operated, certified organic farm. Known for pick-your-own sweet strawberries and raspberries, we also offer our year-round seasonal vegetables in our market and pick-your-own flowers, pickles, basil and other fruits. We grow a wide diversity of food with an emphasis on flavor and nutrition. Don’t miss our vine-ripened sweet melons, tomatoes, sweet onions and over forty varieties of peppers, including very flavorful freshly harvested and roasted chilis. In the winter, we offer our frost-kissed fresh greens and other produce. Additionally, we offer locally-sourced, small farm produced high quality grass-fed beef, pork and pastured chicken along with fresh eggs fed a special organic diet.
www.BerryPatchFarms.com | 303-659-5050 | 13785 Potomac St.
Lulu’s Farm is located at Highway 85 and 144th, and is open year-round, 7 days a week, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
We provide summer, seasonal produce, with the best selection of homegrown veggies, as well as fruit from the Western Slope and Rocky Ford. We specialize in chile peppers, and boast the largest variety you’ll find anywhere. We roast all summer long, and sell frozen roasted peppers throughout the winter.
We also carry an enormous amount of BBQ grills, accessories, rubs, seasonings, and meat to throw on the grill! On our patio you’ll find statuary, outdoor furniture, flowers, vegetable plants, fire pits, and more!
www.lulusfarm.com | 303-659-3300 | 13201 E. 144th Ave.
The Bromley Farm
The Bromley Farm, located at 1594 E Bromley Lane in Brighton, is re-opening this year after a 40 year “rest.” As a key part of the Local Foods Campus Group effort “to make healthy local eating both affordable and convenient for all,” the Farm will have lots of great activities, including: a fall festival, corn maze, local produce, a country store, education opportunities (for all ages), a wedding venue, and much, much more. One of the most important historic assets in Adams County, this original farm property has come back strong.
www.HistoricBromleyFarm.com | 1-800-BROMLEY (276-6539) | 1594 E. Bromley Ln.
Palizzi Farm is family owned and operated since 1929, and is located in the heart of Brighton, at 6th & Bromley. We grow and sell tasty home-grown veggies (all picked by hand), gorgeous ower baskets and pots, high quality bedding plants, and healthy starter plants for your home vegetable garden. We grow the best Sweet Corn in the world! We also feature seasonal Colorado fruit, Village Pie Maker Pies, Clark’s Honey, Colorado Cherry Company juices and ciders, jams, sauces, dressing, pickles, salsa, and much more.
Join us Labor Day weekend for our annual Chile & Corn Festival!
www.palizzifarm.com | 303-659-1970 | 15380 E Bromley Ln.