Welcome to Home Grown Food

We are an all-volunteer group dedicated to supporting the efforts of Northern Colorado’s backyard and community food gardeners through workshops, the seed-swap, the starter-barter, and by promoting local food growing events.

Upcoming Local Food Growing Events


8th Annual Seed Swap & Giveaway

This is a FREE event!

Saturday March 7, 2015
10 am – 1 pm
Old Town Library, 201 Peterson St., Fort Collins, CO 80524

  • Trade your seeds, knowledge, and resources
  • Don’t have seeds to trade? Just bring your desire to start a garden
  • Seeds will be available for free
  • Free dirt & planting containers to start your seeds indoors
  • Talks by expert gardeners scheduled throughout the event
  • Experienced gardeners on hand to chat with
  • Home Grown Food seed packets selected for Northern Colorado gardens

Check out our Zone 5 seed starting & planting calendar.

  • Our Mission

    To inspire individuals to develop & sustain organic food-producing gardens in backyards and on private or public land... & to build competence, community & joy while doing it!
  • Seed Swap

    Each year in early March in anticipation of the growing season we hold our Seed Swap & Sale, an annual seed exchange and seed-starting event.
  • Starter Barter

    In the interest of keeping backyard food-growing affordable in early May we hold our Starter Barter & Plant Sale.
  • Join Today!

    There is no fee, everyone is welcome. Fill out our membership form, or e-mail us with questions or for more information.