From Light Table to Dinner Table

Raising Money to Support an Active Student-Run Farm Program

The farm-to-fork fundraiser at Warren Tech was a night to remember!

Student chef arranging dinner plates on a long table with white table cloth in a farm field with string lights above

An event to support the hands-on agriculture program

A concept imagery board illustrating how tonight’s contributions can be applied to the program.

Sunday evening, DC’s Lisa Langer and Aynslee Havenridge were able to experience the fruits of their labor as they humbly took part in the ACRES at Warren Tech fundraiser in Lakewood just outside Denver, Colorado. The fundraiser was created to connect the community to the programs the students at Warren Tech have been participating in. To continue the teachings of sustainability within agriculture, the fundraiser was focused on raising money for structures the students can then build themselves and learn the lost art of trade. Some of the structures that will be bought with proceeds from the event are items such as chicken coops, wind turbines and an outdoor kitchen, just to name a few.


Our design work in action

The sold-out evening consisted of students from the school educating guests on how they use the space that we helped design in 2016. Taking an approach similar to designing parks and schools we created spaces that are functional and benefit the program and community. The master plan allows the school to expand and improve their facility as their success continues.

an evening to remember

The enchanting evening filled with bluegrass, mocktails and a four-course meal prepared by the students of Warren Tech with the very same food they have been able to produce from their facility.


Site Master Plan

Design Concepts helped develop a master plan for the school site with the intent of growth with the program’s success

It takes a strong leader, this school has just that!

So far this year, the students have already been able to build a new classroom structure due to the grant from GOCO Schoolyard Initiative and in-kind donations Warren Tech has received this year. Therefore, a big thank you to the lady behind all the magic that not only this evening held but for all the magic that is being felt at Warren Tech, Liz Hudd. Design Concepts has thoroughly enjoyed being able to collaborate with Liz while watching her vision for this farm turn into a reality for the students. Use the button below to help support Warren Tech’s mission.

memories from the evening