Dana Miller is a lifelong activist and ardent supporter of all things artistic, sustainable, and beautiful, Dana Miller is proud to serve as the Director of Grow Local Colorado. Ms. Miller also initiated the bringing of the world-wide Transition Movement to Denver, co-creating Transition Denver with many others. She loves community-building and networking in its many forms and is deeply in love with her fellow adventurers in the local food and localization movement. Dana shares with many others the vision of a Colorado where all residents have access to healthy locally grown food. Dana can be contacted here.
Barbara Masoner’s background is in environmental studies. Her first garden was a 4-H project in 5th grade. Her goal is to see as many vegetable gardens in Denver as there were Victory Gardens during WWII. She heads up volunteers for the Denver Parks demonstration edible gardens.
Barbara can be contacted via this email.
Born in Manitowoc (means Home of the Great Spirit), Wisc. Businessman, activist, artist, hiker, biker. On Transition Denver Committee, Grow Local Colorado Committee, V.P. of nonprofit Citizens for Clean Energy, founder of Evolve to Love, LLC spreading the LOVE AMERICA message. Imagineer, explorer, co-creator. Selfishly trying to save the humans to expand his community of friends. Compelled by love of healthy food to promote community/family/connections by volunteering & informing. Supports time banking, permaculture, Occupy, LOVE, rEvolution! Best friends – the beautiful Mother Earth & Father Sun.
Celia Adamec is the co-owner and business manager of Star Acre Farms in Arvada. She has a BA in Art History and an MS in Museum & Field Studies, and has worked in restaurants, property management, event planning and program management. She has gradually taken over the house and garden with her collection of 200+ cookbooks, 6 raised vegetable beds and a chicken coop, so she's thrilled to have an excuse to turn her favorite hobbies into a career as a farmer.
Shannon Spurlock is the Community Initiatives Coordinator at Denver Urban Gardens. As the Community Initiatives Coordinator, Shannon works to build food security through a web of garden-based health initiatives that target schools, non-profit organizations, residences, and the community at-large to promote healthy eating and active living. Additionally, Shannon oversees and facilitates the Master Community Gardener program and works with communities to establish and sustain new community gardens.
Blake Angelo is a Colorado native who loves gardening, camping, and skiing. With his diverse background in evolutionary biology, community organizing and social entrepreneurship, Blake brings a unique set of skills to the Grow Local team. Blake joined the Grow Local team in 2010.
Kenzie Davison is a permaculture teacher and a play facilitator for children with special needs. She volunteers with Grow Local Colorado, Transition Denver, The GrowHaus, and Denver Handmade Homemade Market. Kenzie designed Grow Local's website so please send any questions about the site her way.