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Check out upcoming native plants sales

There’s still time to plant a native garden and start attracting pollinators. Two native plant sales and a garden tour are scheduled in Lawrence, KS to help you get started.

Native plants are adapted to Midwest weather extremes and are ecologically useful for low-maintenance landscaping. The flowers and grasses also attract pollinators and other beneficial insects […]

See bison, cows, chicks, sheep & bees on farm tour

This year’s Miami County Farm Tour features all the basics of farm life in the region plus some extras like bison, cows, chickens, sheep and bees. Seven of the 15 stops are new this year on the May 13-14 self-guided, free tour.

The new stops include:

Foxfire Farm, 7195 W. 327th Street, Louisburg, featuring a wide […]

Tour the gardens & support pollinators

The Westport Garden Club Tour will feature five, private gardens and support the Kansas City Native Plant Initiative and its efforts to bring back the pollinators.

The tour will be held from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 13 in Mission Hills and Fairway, KS. Gardens include:

An Artful Garden

This 20-year-old family garden in […]

Scout out farmers’ markets near you

Farmers’ markets are opening all over town offering locally raised vegetables, fruit, herbs, meat, eggs and flowers. Find a market near your home or work, and check each market’s website throughout the season for any updates. If you find a market that’s not listed here, email with the market name, website, location, hours and […]

Get ready to cycle during KC Bike Month

During KC Bike Month, you can help Kansas City rewrite its Bike KC plan, bike on a brewery tour or to work, and help the kids bike to school.

BikeWalkKC is sponsoring numerous events in partnership with other community organizations. Here are some of the KC Bike Month events that are open to the public.

KCMO Bike […]