Habitat for Humanity of the Roaring Fork Valley builds simple, decent, affordable homes in partnership with those in need. Families purchase the houses at cost, with a zero interest mortgage and they are required to complete hundreds of hours of ‘sweat equity’ working alongside volunteers to build their homes.
ICLEI is an association of over 1100 local governments from 67 countries who are committed to sustainable development. sion is to engage the next generation of Roaring Fork Valley environmental advocates. Our mission is to amplify our peers’ awareness, involvement, and leadership in existing local conservation, ecological, and sustainability campaigns through purposeful social events.
The Sopris Foundation embraces the traditional Western ethics of self-reliance, hard work, and thrift. They believe that working landscapes beside well-designed, living towns make vibrant communities.
Spring Board is a group of involved, dedicated young adults who want to invest their skills, time and enthusiasm into the Roaring Fork Valley community, and and encourage their peers to do the same.
Xeriscaping 101 is a community workshop featuring Heather Henry, founder of Concept One Design. The class is free and open to the public, and an RSVP is requested: firstname.lastname@example.org. Participants will be entered to win $50 in gardening supplies.
CORE works cooperatively with businesses, individuals, utilities and government entities to create measurable improvements in energy and water efficiency in order to benefit the environment and develop a more sustainable economy.