Brighton is Sharing The Harvest

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Offered by Brighton Shares the Harvest Gardens in Brighton are starting to produce some beautiful and bountiful food. If you can spare some of the fresh produce from your garden or fruit trees, clients of our local food pantries would love to receive some of it. Brighton Shares The Harvest works with local gardeners and… Read more »

Grow Healthy with Brighton

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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!),… Read more »

Welcome to February and All Things Gardening!

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Offered by Brighton Shares the Harvest Many of you are busily planning and dreaming over seed catalogues. We have an excellent partnership with a semi-local seed company, Botanical Interests in Broomfield. If you go to our website, www.BrightonSharesTheHarvest.org, and click on the Botanical Interests banner on the right side of the page to go to… Read more »

Promoting the Spirit of Philanthropy

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Offered by Brighton Legacy Foundation Founded in 2005 as a registered 501(c)3, the Brighton Legacy Foundation has funneled hundreds of thousands of dollars to Brighton non-profit organizations providing assistance to residents of Brighton. Primary funding sponsored through the City of Brighton is awarded via agency grants to Brighton’s food pantries, as well as many other… Read more »

Volunteer Job Fair at Eagle View

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The Eagle View Adult Center will host a Volunteer Job Fair featuring more than 25 non-profit organizations looking for volunteers including Meals on Wheels, Platte Valley Medical Center, Brighton Shares the Harvest, American Cancer Society, Barr Lake State Park, Growing Colorado Kids, Adams County Animal Shelter, Brighton Historic Preservation Commission, and much more! This event… Read more »

Peak Harvest Time

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Offered by Brighton Shares the Harvest Mid-August through September brings the peak harvesting of fresh summer produce. This is the best and easiest time of year to get those USDA recommended 7 – 9 servings (seriously!) of fruits and vegetables every day, with a huge variety to choose from. Sweet corn from local farmers, chilies… Read more »

Donate Fresh Produce

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Offered by Brighton Shares the Harvest If your carrot patch is bursting at the seams or your zucchini is doubling in size every day, it may be time to consider donating some of that fresh produce to people who need, and would really appreciate, fresh, healthy food. You’ve probably seen the numbers: about one in… Read more »

Brighton Loves to Share The Harvest

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Offered by Brighton Shares the Harvest Brighton Shares The Harvest loves to educate, enable, and encourage gardeners to grow fruits and vegetables for their families, and others in the community. Our mission is “Putting more fresh produce on more tables in Brighton.” Whether you’re an experienced gardener or just getting started, we’d like to share… Read more »