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Take a day trip & explore 13 farms on free tour

This Mother’s Day weekend, venture out to see a slice of farm life and explore a vineyard, sip local wine, meet a Tibetan yak, see a regenerative farmstead and find home grown treats at the Miami County Farm Tour.

Thirteen farms and the Wildwood Outdoor Education Center will be open to visitors from 10 a.m. – 4 […]

Farmers’ Markets are opening now

Farmers’ markets are opening across the country with locally grown vegetables, fruit, herbs and flowers, plus locally raised meat, eggs and more. 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, some […]

Do something rotten for Mother Earth

Join Cultivate KC, local farmers, composting experts and Eco Elvis at Compost Fest for a day-long extravaganza of composting work, fun and education.

The day begins at 9 a.m., Saturday, March 19 at the Westport Commons Farm, 300 E. 39th St., Kansas City, MO. Volunteers will work until noon helping Missouri Organic Recycling build a large […]

Taste a share of the local harvest with a CSA

It’s that time of year when we crave the fresh, local fruits and vegetables that begin with spring planting. To get a weekly share of the season’s best, here’s how you can sign up directly with a local farmer’s CSA.

A community supported agriculture (CSA) program is a pre-season agreement between a farmer and customer for […]

Do you need funding for climate justice projects?

The Climate Reality Project will award Climate Justice Grants of $20,000 each for project-based initiatives that address environmental injustices.

In 2020, the Climate Justice for All Grants program was launched as an initiative that supports organizations and grassroots groups run by and primarily serving frontline communities for developing solutions to environmental injustices in the United States […]