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Pick a date to help pick some produce

If you would like to help glean farm fields to provide fresh, nutritious vegetables and fruits to area food pantries for hungry families, you can volunteer at area farms during September.

Since the pandemic, more than 433,470 people have become food insecure in the Kansas City area. From April through July, volunteers with the non-profit organization, […]

Hear local experts discuss climate issues

Civic leaders throughout the metro area are working on climate issues and have created free videos for the public on topics ranging from energy to food waste.

Tap into these Climate Conversations video interviews with local experts on the Climate Action KC website to learn about these issues:

Access: Julie Sayers from Climate Action KC […]

Learn how to preserve summer’s bounty

Have you always wanted to try canning your summer veggies, but needed to know how to begin? Here are two online and virtual options to get you started.

The University of Missouri Extension is offering a free virtual Q&A on food preservation from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. on July 16, August 20, September 17 and October […]

Help glean farm produce to feed hungry

After the Harvest needs volunteers to help glean fresh food from local farms to be donated to agencies that feed the hungry.

Gleaners are needed at area farms on July 7, 9, 16, 17, 21, 23 and 30 and throughout the harvesting season, which usually ends in November. After the Harvest is also looking for volunteers […]

Eat local & help fight hunger in Kansas City

Join the Local Food Challenge and pledge to eat local to help Cultivate KC feed families that are going hungry because of the economic impact of COVID-19.

This is a new online event that will support local farmers and restaurants and help raise money to feed people in need. For every meal supporters eat between June […]