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Get free native trees in Kansas City

If you live in Kansas City, MO, you can get up to two free native trees through an Energy-Saving Trees partnership.

A limited number of trees are available and include: American Sycamore, bald cypress, bur oak, red oak, red maple and yellowwood.

The program goal is to help homeowners plant trees where they can shade homes. Trees […]

Shop CultivateKC Plant Sale for Mother’s Day

This Mother’s Day, help mom start a spring garden with locally grown, organic bedding plants, shrubs and fruit trees from CultivateKC’s online Mother’s Day Plant Sale.

Check out the selection of tomato, pepper, eggplant, herbs and flowers at the CultivateKC online sale. Selections include 30 varieties of tomatoes, several pepper and eggplant selections, herb plantings of oregano, […]

Become a citizen scientist with an app

You can help scientists track plastic pollution and air quality as part of Earth Challenge 2020 by making simple observations from your home and recording them on a phone app.

The Earth Day Network, Wilson Center and U.S. Department of State are partnering on a global citizen science initiative to demonstrate how small acts of science […]

Hop on your bike for KC Bike Month

In the days of COVID-19, bicycling has become even more popular with adults and children as a way to get outside, get some exercise and have an adventure, while safely distancing. May is (still) Bike Month, but like everything else these days, there are a few adjustments to some of the group events locally and […]

Farmers’ markets are opening for the season

With new safety protocols in place, farmers’ markets are opening with locally raised vegetables, fruit, herbs, meat, eggs and flowers. Find a market near you in Kansas City and beyond.

To locate farmers’ markets throughout the United States, go to the USDA Local Food Directory and search by city and state.

In the Kansas City metro area, farmers’ markets have adjusted […]