News & Updates
Our active community grows locally sourced healthy food to feed our families and those in need. Our plots are Sold Out for the 2021 Gardening season. Sign up to our "Rose Roots Dirt" Newsletter to receive monthly garden updates and occasional tips from our Rose Roots Blog. We look forward to seeing you at the garden!
Covid-19: We invite you to review the CDC guidelines for Covid-19 Garden Procedures Here. You can access information about getting the Covid-19 vaccine in Jeffco Here. In following CDC guidelines we require that gardeners wear masks in our barns and stay 6 feet apart on garden premises.
Gardening is the New Getting Out!
Compost is Here!
Some lush dark compost was delivered outside the west boundary of the garden. Feel free to take one wheelbarrow load to start so we can be sure everyone gets some! (Note: The lighter colored manure pile is still "cooking" to kill off potential seeds, so let that one rest.)
Our Plots are Sold out for 2021!
We also have a full waiting list, but feel free to participate in our community events this year, get to know our gardeners, and join our community in 2022!
Monthly All Gardener Meetings:
Repeat every month on the First Monday at 6 pm to offer ideas and input. Check the Calendar for the latest updates. Currently meetings are being held on Google Meet. you can call in Here. Meeting Agendas and Minutes can be found Here.
Note: There will be no All Gardener meetings in March and April as we get gardeners signed up for the new season. Our first All Gardener meeting will be in May.
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2021 Garden Leadership:
This year, all the positions of President, Vice-President, Administrator, Treasurer, and Membership have been filled. We are looking forward to a cohesive fun 2021 Rose Roots Garden Season! Meet our 2021 our leadership Here, and reach out with your ideas!
Rose Roots Community Garden is a local Community Garden that brings together community in North West Arvada, Colorado. We’ve been working since 2012 to grow local and healthy produce in an open space that enables residents to be involved in planting, growing, and maintaining a garden. Whether you're a seasoned gardener or a Green hand, we encourage you to join us and contribute towards making a difference. Meet our Community.
Note: We offer Learning and Helping Scholarships Here. In doing so, we pledge that any community member experiencing financial hardship or other extenuating circumstances is always welcome to join our community by emailing us Here to get a plot if they are available.
Latest Blog Posts
"The glory of gardening: hands in dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture the garden is to feed not just the body, but the soul."
~ Alfred Austin
Did You Know?
Rose Roots Community Garden, Part of Arvada's Public City Parks, is an organic garden run entirely by volunteers.
Rose Roots Garden was founded in 2012 and we started donating produce in 2013 to community organizations in need. in 2021, our 9th year of giving, our goal is reach a donation total of 15,000 lbs!
Did You Know?
Rose Roots has 89 15'x15' plots and 8 ADA accessible raised beds. Water, tools, fertilizer and compost are provided with plot fees.
Rose Roots offers scholarships for plot fees to families in need and for student service projects here.
Good Garden Times
"Nature never did betray the heart that loved her"
Brian Newton, Gardener
What is cool about gardening with three generations in our family is getting to spend relaxed time outdoors with my family. It is so gratifying to see something flourish when you contribute.
Gina Schley, Founder
The process of helping develop this garden with our community has been life changing for our family. My children are growing up with their hands in the dirt and their community around them.
Laura Bennett, Gardener
I love growing my own organic food, sharing it with friends and family, and being part of a group that helps grow community.
An Inclusive Community
We welcome all races, ages, religions, countries of origin, sexual orientations, genders and abilities. We garden together, learn from, and honor each other's journeys.