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Nominate a neighborhood for green award

Is your Kansas City neighborhood working to be more sustainable with recycling, gardening, energy efficiency, repurposing of vacant lots or other Earth-friendly projects?

The city of Kansas City, MO is calling for nominations for its KC Green Neighborhood Recognition Program. As part of the city’s KC Green initiative, this program recognizes neighborhoods that have implemented sustainable practices.

Registered neighborhoods […]

See sheep, bison, cows, goats & pigs on farm tour

Venture out to the Miami County Farm Tour to see a slice of farm life and get a chance to walk a goat and meet alpacas, cows, chickens, sheep and pigs on this free, self-guided, tour in eastern Kansas.

Fifteen farms will be open to visitors from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 12 […]

Enjoy Family & Nature Days in the park

Volunteer to help restore the natural environment at Blue Valley Park and enjoy kid activities and refreshments at Family & Nature Days on Saturday, May 12 and Saturday, May 19.

All tools will be provided for volunteers to remove invasive honeysuckle from the park. The event is open to families and will be held from 9 […]

Spruce up your garden at a native plant sale

Find native plants that will spruce up your garden this spring and come back year after year at one of these eight plant sales in Missouri and Kansas.

Overland Park Arboretum Plant Sale 

May 4 – 6

Friday, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Saturday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Sunday, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

8909 W 179th St., Overland Park KS

 

Kansas City […]

Unlock the secrets to healthy soil

If you want great results in the garden, healthy soil is key. Learn how to enhance soil for a more productive garden at one of these three upcoming soil workshops and events.

Brookside Farmers’ Market: Get Your Garden Growing

Saturday, April 28

Get resources and guidance on creating healthy soil from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday, April […]