Elaine Granata, head gardener at the University of Colorado Hospital garden, harvests kale on Tuesday June 28, 2016 at the back of the Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion.
Photo by Gabriel Christus/Aurora Sentinel

The 1,500-plus-square-foot urban garden sits just north of the hospital’s Anschutz Inpatient Pavillion, in the shadow of towering hospital and research buildings on the Anschutz Medical Campus. And in the garden’s first year it’s already sent several pounds of fresh produce to the hospital’s Food and Nutrition Services department.

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“My ride is all along the river. It’s such a beautiful ride every morning,” said Rabinsky, one of a small but growing number of commuters who avoids the last few miles of rush hour gridlock by utilizing Park & Pedal. Launched last year and recently expanded, the program offers free parking at 19 strategically located lots near major employment centers and an opportunity for people to easily complete their commute on two wheels instead of four.

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“I don’t know where he’s going to get the money,” said economist Douglas Holtz-Eakin, president of the American Action Forum, a center-right think tank. “Maybe he’s got it in the Cayman Islands or something?”


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