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Start planning your native plant garden now

It may still be winter outside, but it’s not too early to start planning a native plant garden at this free, workshop designed for new homeowners, beginning gardeners and those curious about native plants.

Learn about favorite native species, how and where to plant natives and simple garden templates to try in your garden at Introduction to […]

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with 6 greener ideas

This year, treat your loved one to an eco-friendly Valentine’s Day that focuses on togetherness, instead of lots of stuff. There’s even an idea for those who are not celebrating the day. Either way, you’ll support local farmers, restaurants, gardens, parks, orchestras, the zoo and even Goodwill.

1. Kiss & Tail at the K.C. Zoo

The Kansas City […]

Share ideas for a healthy, local food system

Meet local, urban farmers at Cultivate Kansas City’s Farmers & Friends Meeting and help envision a healthy food system for the community.

The annual event brings together local farmers and foodies to provide information, start conversations and invite participants to dream about what a healthy food system looks like for Kansas City.

The event features:

Workshops led […]

Green up your life with these 9 New Year’s resolutions

Kick your New Year’s resolutions up a notch by adding a green twist to eating healthier, losing weight, saving money and creating a healthy home.

For many, the same resolutions appear on lists each January. In 2018, there are many more options to make resolutions good for us and for Mother Earth. Here are 10 ideas […]

Toast the New Year with local beer, wine & spirits

Ring in the New Year with holiday spirits from local breweries, wineries and distilleries, and learn about some of their sustainability practices.

No matter what you wish to sip, the Kansas City / Lawrence area is a great place to fill your mug or glass. There is a wide variety of vineyards, breweries and wineries that […]

December 26th, 2017|Local and Organic Food, Local artisans, Sustainability|0 Comments