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Center for Sustainability

Center for Sustainability

Community and Region

Sustainability means collaborating with the Denver community members in support of their sustainability-related efforts. Check out these opportunities below:

CSA Food Boxes Available

To help meet DU Impact 2025 Farm to Institution Goals, The University of Denver is promoting 3 CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) options in 2017, supported through the DU Center for Sustainability, with weekly delivery on campus or nearby Pearl Street Farmer's Market!

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Fruit Share - Ela Family Farms
1) Reach out to Jeni Nagle [email protected] to secure fruit share for 2017 season!
2) Pick up at DU Center for Sustainability, Tuesdays 3-5pm
Mid-August - October: CSA DU Faculty/ Staff & Full Fruit share cost- $162
September - October: CSA DU Student & Medium Fruit share cost- $105
Fruit Share members receive approximately 63 pounds of fruit over 11 weeks (8 weeks for
student share) including apple cider in the fall. The last week is a ten-pound bag of apples to
extend local fruit season. The share suits a family of 2-4 people.

Food Box- GrowHaus
1) Click through links and indicate University of Denver pick up!
2) Pick up at DU Driscoll Bridge, Fridays 2-5pm
Year Round- weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly delivery
FAMILY BOX: A variety of fruits and vegetables, eggs, bread or tortillas every other week.
Intended for 3-4 people $37 *Double Bucks Discount Available if qualify
BASIC BOX: A variety of fruits and vegetables, eggs, bread or tortillas every other week.
Intended for 1-2 people $20 *Double Bucks Discount Available if qualify
BOX DONATION: $20 directly funds a food box for residents of Elyria-Swansea and Globeville

Local Motion - Leffler Farms
1) Sign up for order using above link
2) Pick up at Pearl Street Farmer's Market, Saturdays May 21st-November 16th, 9am-1pm
We grow over 100 different varieties of vegetables and your weekly box includes some of the following: sweet corn, heirloom tomatoes, salad greens, edamame, kale, green beans, heirloom dry beans, rainbow beets, rainbow carrots and much more!
**Returning CSA Members receive farm credit discount!
Year Round or Seasonal
Large Share - $1000, Medium - $550, Small - $300, Mini - $100

Email [email protected] if you have any questions.

Sustainability Summit

The DU Environmental Committee hosts a Sustainability Summit open to students and the community every Spring. Check back here for more information.

The Alliance for Sustainable Colorado

A great resource for all things sustainability in Colorado! Check out their webpage and learn more about how you can get involved with important efforts happening throughout our region.