About Our Partners
Cultivate Health welcomes local businesses and organizations to join in the effort of promoting healthy living throughout our community.
Aria Denver is a 17.5 acre mixed-use, mixed-income, inter-generational community for people who want to be sustainable and engaged with their neighborhood. Located at the Northeast corner of 52nd Avenue and Federal Boulevard, Aria Denver is supporting Cultivate Health by providing land for permaculture, production and community gardens, a hydroponic greenhouse and an adult outdoor fitness zone. Aria developers, Urban Ventures and Perry Rose, are spearheading the implementation of pedestrian and bicycle enhancements throughout the Chaffee Park and Regis neighborhoods in addition to making Aria a walkable, connected community.
In 2014 Regis University was awarded a major grant by the Colorado Health Foundation to further fuel an effort aimed at promoting health and improving community connections in Northwest Denver, an area undergoing transformation driven by the leadership of area residents.
A Denver Public School in the Chaffee Park neighborhood. Students at Beach Court receive bicycle education through the Cultivate Health grant in partnership with Bicycle Colorado, host Zumba classes, and are a site for Cooking Matters nutrition classes.
Bicycle Colorado offers education and advocacy to make Colorado one of the most bicycle friendly states. It hosts Cultivate Health bicycle classes for adults and children in the Cultivate Health service area.
Bon Appetite Management Company is working toward food service for a sustainable future, providing fresh, local food for Cultivate Health meetings and events.
A partner in coordinating events and improvements to the built environment for the Cultivate Health community.
Offering comprehensive cooking and nutrition education in various locations in the Cultivate Health service area. Cooking Matters helps families to shop for and cook healthy meals on a budget, as a part of Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign.
A part of our growing network of partner organizations whose work insures access to fresh food and education. Denver Urban Gardens manages nearly 150 community gardens in the Metro Denver area, a community farm in Aurora and offers a multitude of training programs designed to empower participants to educate their communities.
Guardian Angels Catholic Church hosts Cultivate Health programming including: nutrition classes, bicycle events for the community, and partners with us on a number of other healthy eating/active-lifestyle programming.
Project Recycle donated 300 bikes to Beach Court Elementary School in 2014.
Cultivate Health has been working closing with the Denver Foundation on utilizing the Asset-Based Community Development approach. We have completed more than 70 “learning conversations” in the last three months, building relationships in the community and identifying community assets.
The Trust for Public Land creates parks and protects land, ensuring healthy, livable communities for generations to come. The Trust for Public Land is installing two Fitness Zones® in Zuni Park and Aria Denver as a part of the Cultivate Health project.
WalkDenver conducted a walkability audit of the Regis/Chaffee Park neighborhood that evaluated pedestrian infrastructure elements throughout the neighborhood. The walkability audit outlined a preliminary path for a neighborhood Wellness Walk. The audit outlined key neighborhood destinations, recommended connection routes and provided preliminary locations for wayfinding signs.
The Warren Village First Step provides a one-year transitional living program for women and children, and is part of the Aria development. Their residents have participated and led Cultivate Health programming such as an art project with Aria Apartments in which children painted placards for the plants in the Cultivate Health permaculture gardens.
UrbiCulture Community Farms is a multi-plot farm committed to providing food to people of all income levels by sustainably growing affordable, local food in the Denver metro area. In partnership with Cultivate Health, Sister Gardens was created in 2013 to provide the Chaffee Park, Berkley Hills and Adams County community better access to fresh, affordable, produce that is grown right where it is purchased, while sharing knowledge about nutrition through affordable classes, engaging citizens in urban farming, and building a stronger sense of connection within the community through a mutual love of food.
Endorphin Yoga Studio is hosting a weekly Cultivate Health community yoga class that is free to the public. Healthy Living Coordinator Linnea Bjorkman is teaching the class in both English and Spanish.
With support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Colorado Health Foundation, ULI is investigating best practices to reinvent the Federal Blvd corridor in health-promoting ways. This work will help advance efforts to foster places that promote health for the people who live, work, and travel on Federal Blvd.
In partnership with Cultivate Health, Aria Denver, and the Denver Office of Economic Development, Groundwork Greens is a social enterprise that grows and sells fresh produce in low-income food desert areas, while also providing job training to low-income youth. Their 1,800 square foot greenhouse is located within the Aria Denver Community at West 52nd Avenue and Federal Blvd.