Supporting nonprofits, schools and community gardens in receiving the highest quality, nutrient dense soil for their growing educational programs.

Soil that Serves is a partnership opportunity for registered nonprofits, community gardens, farm to school programs and others of the like to join the roots of the food and education movement and receive our lowest soil cost opportunity. We encourage groups to apply that are creating changes in their community through education, food security and prioritizing soil and nutrient health.

If you are a nonprofit, community garden or school program and are interested in being considered to join Soil that Serves, or know someone who is, please fill out and submit our application or email rylee@paoniasoilco.com with any questions.

“Humans have the least experience with how to live and thus the most to learn – we must look to our teachers among the other species for guidance. Their wisdom is apparent in the way that they live. They teach us by example.”
– Robin Wall Kimmerer, Braiding Sweetgrass 


Cloud City Conservation Center & Farm

est. 2014, est. 2017

Mission
The mission of the Cloud City Farm is addressing healthy food access challenges in Lake County and inspire stewardship of our natural resources through local food production, educational opportunities, and community engagement.

Leadville, CO

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The Nature Connection

est. 2018

Mission
To provide programs in schools that get kids active and moving and building confidence to explore on their own. To empower families with programs throughout the year so they can to weave a love for the outdoors into the fabric of their lives.

Hotchkiss, CO

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Historic Montclair Community Gardens

est. 2010

Mission
A 22 plot community garden in the heart of Denver, growing food and making a weekly delivery to their local food bank with fresh, organic produce.

Denver, CO

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Manna – The Durango Soup Kitchen

est. 1985

Mission
The mission of Manna is to provide, in the spirit of faith and love, nourishing meals and supportive services in an atmosphere of acceptance and caring for those in need.

Durango, CO

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Groundwork

est. 2018

Mission
Groundwork offers educational programs and publications that seek to shift the foundations of how we understand ourselves and our place in the world. We envision a just and sustainable future, founded upon respectful and reciprocal relationships between the land and all its
inhabitants.

Paonia, CO

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Growing Gardens

est. 1998

Mission
To enrich the lives of our community through sustainable urban agriculture.

Boulder, CO
303-443-9952

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Red Dirt Collective

est. 2020

Mission
We are a group of like-minded individuals working to help our working class neighbors in Norman, Oklahoma through mutual aid, organization, social investigation, and friendship.

Norman, Oklahoma
405-443-8750

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School Programs


Paradox Valley Charter School

est. 1999

Mission
Expanding their outdoor education model, they are including a garden program into their curriculum to foster knowledge, skills and the unique character associated with a love of the outdoor experience.

21501 6 Mile Rd
Paradox, CO 81429

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Delta County School District

est. 2019

Mission
The Delta County School District Farm to School Program works to promote healthy lifestyles with hands-on agriculture and nutrition education in the classroom and garden, create connections between classrooms, communities and local farms through field trips and summer programs, and increase access to healthy, local foods for all families. Serving 8 schools and 2,500 students.

145 W 4th St
Delta, CO 81416

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Montezuma Farm to School Project

est. 2009

Mission
 Since its humble beginnings in 2009, MSTFP has focused its mission on providing integrated hands-on school garden classes in Montezuma County. What began with a farm field trip for forty Mancos students has grown to seven school gardens in all three districts providing engaging lessons at the crossroads of food production, resource conservation, and nutrition.

202 W North St
Cortez, CO 81321

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