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Explore organic & regenerative farms on free tour

Venture out to the Miami County Farm Tour to see a slice of farm life and explore an organic lavender farm and a regenerative farmstead. Play with goats and meet alpacas, cows, chickens, sheep, bison and pigs on this free, self-guided, tour in eastern Kansas.

Fourteen farms will be open to visitors from 10 a.m. – 4 […]

Find farmers’ markets opening near you

Farmers’ markets are opening across the country 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 opening dates and […]

Try 12 easy ideas to reduce your food waste

Americans waste almost as much food as they eat.

More than 40 percent of food that is grown, processed, packaged and shipped ends up uneaten, and in many cases dumped in the landfill, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). That translates to $165 billion in wasted food per year in the United States. Additionally, […]

Sign kids up for free, virtual Zoosdays

The Kansas City Zoo is going virtual with its’ popular Zoosdays mobile zoo. During the COVID-19 pandemic, students, teachers and parents can sign up for free to learn more about conservation, protecting wildlife and the ecosystem. In February, the Zoosdays will offer these programs:

February 9: Endangered Species

Many species around the planet are not surviving. Explore […]

January 24th, 2021|Animals, Children, Event, Wildlife|0 Comments

Which superheroes are eco-friendly?

Superhero fans often argue about who is the strongest and even the best looking, but who are the best at teaching kids about protecting the environment?

SaveOnEnergy, a UK energy company, created a ranking system based on several eco-factors for 30 of the top superheroes. With the highest score of 127 out of 210, Spider-Man ranked at […]