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Discover local food at farmers markets

Farmers market season has started, and farmers are offering locally raised vegetables, fruit, herbs, meat, eggs and flowers. Find a market near your home or work in Kansas City and beyond, and enjoy the bounty in your local community.

In the Kansas City metro area, some farmers’ markets are already open, and others will open soon for the […]

From the Archives: Earth Day in KC

Take a look back at early activism
Every April since 1970, people around the world have been celebrating Earth Day with parades, festivals, and events to raise awareness for environmental issues and to teach future generations to protect our planet.

From organizing for the inaugural event on April 22, 1970, to the community sculpture events in the […]

April 25th, 2023|Advocacy, Collaboration, Earth Day, Event|1 Comment

Snap pictures for the Nature Challenge

Spring is here, and the birds and bees are out. Enjoy the outdoors this weekend and snap pictures for the City Nature Challenge. Help document wildlife in your neighborhood and community.

Join an international challenge to help your city discover and document the most plants and wildlife in an urban area with the City Nature Challenge from April […]

April 25th, 2023|Event, Get involved, Nature, Wildlife|0 Comments

Recycle (almost) everything this weekend

Recycle your old computers, mattresses, shoes, furniture, clothes, bikes, dog kennels, building materials, toys, and more at recycling events this weekend. It’s the perfect time to do some spring cleaning, and to donate items that could be reused by charities and local organizations before heading to the landfill.

On Saturday, April 22, these free, Earth Day recycling […]

April 18th, 2023|Electronic recycling, Event, Recycling|0 Comments

How will you celebrate Earth Day this year?

Do you want to learn more about climate solutions, meet electric vehicle owners, make an impact volunteering, upcycle scraps, or take the kids on an adventure?

We’ve found a variety of events for you and your family to celebrate in-person and some online in Kansas City and worldwide over the next two weeks surrounding Earth Day, […]

April 12th, 2023|Earth Day, Event|0 Comments