According to a June 7, 2022 article in the Denver Business Journal, Denver Botanic Gardens plans to expand it's Chatfield Farms site. A proposed 13,000 square foot education center will highlight the history and future of agriculture and connect classrooms to outdoor learning.
The 700-acre site in Jefferson County is slated to get a new welcome center, the education building, restaurant, stage and butterfly house.
They are currently in the fundraising process. The project is estimate to cost between $38-40 million.
Design drawings can be viewed here.
Photo credit: Didier Design Studio