Welcome to Home Grown Food

Dedicated to Northern Colorado’s backyard and community food gardeners, we host our yearly Seed Swap & Starter Barter, related workshops, and collaborate with & promote local food growing groups & food growing events.

17th Annual

Starter Barter & Plant Sale

Sat May 4th, 2024

10 am – 12 noon

Sproutin’ Up • 519 Hickory St, Fort Collins 80524

This is a FREE event! Join us for our 17th Annual Starter Barter & Plant Sale!

VENDORS/BARTERERS – RESERVE YOUR SPOT! (recommended not required)

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2023 Starter Barter

Seed Starting / Sowing / Planting Calendar (Zone 5)

Check out our essential Zone 5 seed starting / sowing / transplanting calendar. Put it on your fridge, you’ll be lost without it. Designed and created by our member Robert Howard.
Click here or on the image above to download the PDF version.

  • Who We Are

    Home Grown Food is an all-volunteer non-profit dedicated to supporting the efforts of Northern Colorado’s backyard and community gardeners. We are a 501(c) (3) charitable organization EIN 92-112023

  • Our Mission

    To support & inspire individuals to develop & sustain organic food-producing gardens in backyards and on private or public land in order to make food growing accessible and affordable for everyone.
  • Seed Swap & Starter Barter

    In the interest of keeping backyard food-growing affordable we hold our Seed Swap the first Sat in March, and our Starter Barter on the first Sat in May.
  • Join Today!

    There is no fee, everyone is welcome. Fill out our membership form to receive email updates about our events, or e-mail us with questions or for more information.