Community Links is a monthly community program designed to connect people and the planet through learning, building, sustaining, and growing together! Join us on the Second Thursday of each month for educational homesteading workshops, garden tours, and shopping in the EarthLinks Store. Community Links promotes garden-based skills for sustainable urban lifestyles. Events feature experts and participants of EarthLinks, as well as leaders from the local community, coming together to build community and share wisdom.
Community Links 2017 Workshop Schedule:
$15 suggested donation for all workshops.
All events located at EarthLinks, 2746 W 13th Ave., Denver, CO 80204.
Topics/details subject to change. Stay tuned for more details throughout the year!
- January/February 2017
- March 2017
- April 2017
- May 2017
- June 2017
- July 2017
- August 2017
- September 2017
- October 2017
- November 2017
- December 2017
January 3rd: TOPICS
Thursday, February 9th: Linking Biodiversity & Human Resilience
Feb 9, 2017 5 pm – 7:30 pm
Dr. Sarah Bexell of the Institute for Human Animal Connection
Ever wanted to learn more about OneHealth? Interested in learning how deep the human-planet connections run? Come hear from leading industry expert Dr. Sarah Bexell of the Institute for Human Animal Connection!
Join us Thursday, February 9th at EarthLinks located on 2746 W. 13th Ave. Happy hour and networking starts at 5 pm, with a catered dinner and info session starting at 6 pm. Tickets available on pre-order at a discounted rate of $15 or you can purchase at the door for $20. Get yours today!
Thursday, April 13th: Horses and Human Health 5:30 – 7 PM Join us in welcoming equine specialist Nina Elkhom-Fry as we look at the role that horses played in our own social evolution, as well as the impact they have on our current lives!
Nina is the director of equine programs at the Institute of Human Animal Connection as well as a practictioner of equine assisted mental health.
Tickets include dinner and drinks. Pre-order yours at earthlinks-colorado.org for $15 or get your ticket at the door for $20.
EarthLinks’ Mother’s Day Plant & Garden Sale Friday, May 19th 12 – 3 pm and Saturday, May 20th: 9 am – 3 pm
Join us for EarthLinks’ Plant & Garden Sale! Shop for organically grown flowers, herb, and vegetable seedlings. Pick up beautiful flowers, veggies, herbs, and other plants for you garden, all grown by participants and volunteers of the EarthLinks Workshop Program.
Also view our hand-crafted gifts made in our Workshop Program which includes cards, candles, vases, skin care products, honey, bee boxes and much more.
Laura Matthews is a Certified Clinical Herbalist specializing in women’s health, pediatric care and cancer. Laura’s approach towards optimal health is holistic and integrative, by combining plants, healing touch and correct posture.
Laura will be conducting herbal education talks on Saturday at the EarthLinks’ Plant & Garden sale. www.holistic-pathways.com
2746 W 13th Avenue Denver, CO 80204
Thursday, June 8th: Food (IN) Security through the Eyes of Refugee Children
Join EarthLinks and Growing Colorado Kids in participating in a refugee youth led cooking lesson. Hear more about Growing Colorado Kids’ mission to grow healthy food in a constantly changing environment for refugees. Come discover how these youth face adversity head on and look at their resilience through food and community.
Thursday, June 8th at EarthLinks located on 2746 W. 13th Ave. Happy hour and networking starts at 5 pm, with a catered dinner and info session starting at 6 pm. Tickets available on pre-order at a discounted rate of $15 or you can purchase at the door for $20. Get yours today!
Pre-order tickets for $15 HERE
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Thursday, July 13th: TBD a local gardener with expertise in how to save water in our hot summer sun. Leave with a broad understanding of the challenges we face in the West when it comes to this
Thursday, August 10th: TBD
September: TBD Reserved for Our Annual IMAGINE Celebration
Thursday, October 12th: TBD
November 19th: TBD
December 8 & 9th: 6th Annual Holiday Open House & Sale
Every December, we turn the EarthLinks workshop and offices into a winter wonderland of Earth-friendly gifts at the Annual Holiday Open House & Sale!
We’re very excited to announce that our fifth annual Holiday Open House, a community holiday celebration and “buy local” gift market, will be held on Friday, Dec 8th 12:30 – 6:30 pm and Saturday, December 9th from 10:00 am to 3:00 PM. EarthLinks’ craft workshop is located at: 2746 W 13th Avenue in Denver 80204.
EarthLinks staff and board members will be on hand to visit over tea and snacks, live music and participants from the EarthLinks Workshop Program – adults who are currently or formerly homeless – look forward to this opportunity to present their beautiful, Earth-friendly craft products for purchase as one of a kind holiday gifts with a mission.
We hope you’ll join us for this festive event and bring your friends, too!