DENVER (CBS4) – The Denver Botanic Gardens and Denver Human Services are teaming up with a fresh food farm stand.

The organizers kicked off the season Monday.

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“We’re really trying to figure out how we can connect our customers to the things that they need everyday to have a healthy life,” Denver Human Services Community Outreach and Resource Engagement Division Director Dana Niemala said. “And this is where these kinds of ideas come from.”

Dana Niemala (credit: CBS)

The foods are grown at the Botanic Gardens at Chatfield Farms, then made available at a reduced cost at Denver Human Services locations in Sun Valley and Montbello.

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The stands will operate weekly through October on the following days and locations:

Mondays                   DHS Richard T. Castro Building, 1200 Federal Blvd.            10 a.m.  1 p.m.

Wednesdays            Wellington E. Webb Office Building, 201 E. Colfax Ave.       10 a.m.  1 p.m.

Fridays                     DHS Arie P. Taylor Montbello Office, 4685 Peoria St.           10 a.m.  1 p.m.

Saturdays                 Union Station, 1701 Wynkoop St.                                                9 a.m.  2 p.m.

LINK: The Denver Botanic Gardens


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