Little Free Libraries: A Community Movement

Little Free Libraries: A Community Movement

Ever since Boulder resident Heather LeMasurier first heard of a Little Free Library (LFL) she wanted one. She was a fan of the “take a book, leave a book” idea–a movement taking off in communities nationwide– and she lived on a busy pedestrian street with a popular trail head at the end that saw the […]

Winter is Great for Grilling!

Winter is Great for Grilling!

Grilling is often seen as a fair weather pastime, but outdoor cooking adventures don’t have to cease when the first storm rolls in Take it from Green Vest Bruce Ramp, who’s been grilling about 4 times a week for half a century, rain, snow or shine. “Everything goes back to convenience,” Bruce says,”the temperature thing […]

Cold Tolerant Planting

Cold Tolerant Planting

If you’re itching to get a start on the garden season, why not start now? No matter what zone you fall under, seasons in Colorado are about as unpredictable as it gets. There are, however, plenty of frost-resistant vegetables that you can easily get going with minimal resources, and some of them even prefer a […]

Winter Gloves Review

Winter Gloves Review

Winter Gloves Review The polls are in. Our Sporting Goods Green Vests reviewed their top five favorite winter gloves, and here they are! Seirus Xtreme Hailed by outdoor gurus as a top option for winter sports, the Xtreme offers the best union between warmth and function. Although it’s a heavier version of other Seirus models, […]

Blood Drive

Blood Drive

Participate in the next Blood Drive Giving Blood Saves Lives Did you know that January is National Blood Donor Month? Blood is typically in short supply during winter months due to the holidays, heavy travel and increased illness rates. And when there’s a seasonal dip in blood donations coming in (an average of 39,000 units […]

Switching Over to LEDs

Switching Over to LEDs

Switching Over to LEDs If you ask the Green Vests in the Holiday Department which lights they recommend to liven up this year’s festivities, they will all agree on LED. What do they like about these energy-saving lights? “Just about everything,” says Green Vest Karen Petersen, who has witnessed a mass movement away from traditional […]