Denver Compost Demonstration Site
Aug. 12: Learn how to make compost and feed your yard. 9-11 a.m. Free.
Gove Community Garden; 1325 Colorado Blvd.; 303-292-9900; dug.org
Ekar Urban Farm
Aug. 13: People of all ages can help plant, tend and harvest more than 100 varieties of organic vegetables, 9 a.m. to noon, free (tools provided, bring water, hat and sunscreen); kids can join family farm projects and fun activities at“Future Farmers’ Program,” 10 a.m., free (ages 4-10). Denver Botanic Gardens Aug. 16: Scientific and Cultural Facilities District showcases educational, fun activities from the Denver Firefighters Museum, Wings Over the Rockies, Littleton Town Hall Arts Center and more. 5-8:30 p.m. Half-price admission. 1007 York St.; 720-865-3552; botanicgardens.org
Denver Botanic Gardens Aug. 12: Tour Calder: Monumental alongside a guide. 9:30-10:30 a.m. $10 (per student), $12 (per member), $14. 1007 York St.; 720-865-3552; botanicgardens.org Mail info 10-14 days in advance to Food Calendar, Features Department, The Denver Post, 101 W. Colfax Ave., Suite 600, Denver, CO 80202; fax 303-954-1679; email firstname.lastname@example.org.