The Garden Project of Southwest Colorado

     growing a healthier community one garden at a time

Our mission is to grow a healthier community through the support and development of school and community garden

programs that promote health and wellness, environmental stewardship and a sustainable local food system.



Office Voicemail: (970) 259-3123 ** Office Location: 862 Main Ave, Suite 222, Durango, CO 81301

* Mailing Address: PO Box 4434, Durango, CO  81302

[email protected]


TGP is close to unveiling its new website. The new program will help us track volunteers, donors, events and keep us better connected to the community. 

Support TGP and the Needham Elementary School garden by voting for our grant application every day till April 21st. Visit Type the name of the garden: Needham. Click on: Needham Elementary School Garden to vote. Vote 1x per day until April 21st. Share on your Facebook and Twitter and invite your friends to participate.

Spring Gardens: This year TGP will support three “showcase” gardens: Manna Soup Kitchen, Ohana Kuleana Community Garden and Needham Elementary.   We look forward to another great season with these three expanding gardens.  Stay tuned for more information on garden days and workshops.

Dirt Club starts this April.  Dirt Club afterschool program starts this April at Needham, Riverview and Fort Lewis Elementary.  Contact us for registration information or look for a flyer in the school’s parent folder.  Dirt Club is a 4 week program- once a week and incorporates cooking, art and gardening.

Durango Permaculture Workshop hosted by The Garden Project still has slots available!  Sign up today! May 30th - June 1st in Durango.

  1. Stay Informed. Subscribe to our mailing list and receive a monthly newsletter with updates on garden projects & upcoming local food & ag events. You can also check out our Facebook page for weekly photos & updates. 

  1. Become a member of The Garden Project Today!  Click HERE for a list of sponsorship opportunities, levels, and membership benefits or visit our New Membership and Scholarship Opportunities Page.

  1. Volunteer. There are many ways to get involved with TGP.  Volunteers are welcome at any the upcoming garden days, community events, or are welcome to create their own volunteer opportunities. Contact TGP to sign up.