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.

15th Annual Starter Barter & Plant Sale 2022

Sat May 7th, 2022

11 am – 1 pm

Sproutin’ Up

Adjacent to Soft Gold Park

520 Hickory St, Fort Collins 80524

We hope you can join us!

Let’s keep backyard food-growing affordable, bring your extra veggie, fruit, and herb starts to sell or trade with other gardeners.

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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.

  • 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 & 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.
  • No Dig Gardens

    No-Dig, Lasagna, Compost…. whatever you call it, this is an excellent way of creating thick humus-laden, water retaining, nutrient-rich, organic soil for your vegetables.
  • Join Today!

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