How We Farm
How We Farm
The UCCS Greenhouse and Farm has plentiful harvests each season. We are proud to support the University's commitment to sustainability and thrilled to see our produce on the table. Here's just some of the items we grow (all from seed):
Tomatoes (over 10 different varieties) | Sweet Peppers | Spicy Peppers | Summer Squash | Delicata |Acorn Squash | Butternut Squash | Winter Squash | Carrots | Basil | Cilantro | Sorrel | Dill | Oregano | Parsley | Marjoram | Mint | Fennel | Thyme | Rosemary | Pumpkins | Kohlrabi | Bok Choi | Beets | Onions | Garlic | Green Beans | Apples | Pears | Cherries | Plums | Raspberries | Blackberries | Boysenberries | Gooseberries
UCCS Farm Mission: To provide a diversity of nutritious, organically-grown produce used in thoughtful ways to educate the campus community. The campus farm strives to demonstrate sustainable organic gardening methods and ecologically sound land stewardship; and to utilize a variety of innovative as well as traditional farming practices to produce delicious, nutritious organic fruits and vegetables for the UCCS community.