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Feast on locally grown food this holiday season

Thanksgiving is the official start of holiday celebrations that are full of good food and family get-togethers. This season, source local food using these resources in cities across the country.

Bringing at least one locally raised or grown food to the table during the season helps your community thrive by supporting local farmers. Compared to store bought food, local […]

Learn local solutions to worldwide climate crisis

Learn local solutions to worldwide climate crisis

Climate Reality Leaders will be offering practical solutions to climate change at local 24 Hours of Reality: Truth in Action events around the world.

More than 20,000 volunteers have been trained as Climate Reality Leaders by former U.S. Vice President Al Gore and a team of international scientists. Some of them will […]

Take a Halloween walk on the wild side

Hike through a bat cave, explore a bone yard in the woodlands or track the treats at these nature-inspired, family-friendly Halloween events this weekend.

HOWLoween: October 18

 Enjoy the sights and sounds of nature’s creatures at HOWLoween in the Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center’s outdoor garden from 6 – 9 p.m. on Friday, October 18.

This free Missouri Department […]

Explore the countryside at the Kaw Valley Farm Tour

Load up the kids and pick a route to visit 34 farms on the Kaw Valley Farm Tour this weekend. Visit local farmers, pumpkin patches and wineries and see how everything from alpacas to zucchini is raised and grown.

The 14th annual farm tour includes farms along the Kaw River from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, […]

Encourage students to walk to school

Schools across the country will help students skip the car or bus ride and walk or bike to school for International Walk to School Day on Wednesday, October 2.

Events are planned across the country to encourage students, schools and neighborhoods to join the citywide effort. Schools can participate with walking school buses, assemblies and rallies, mileage clubs, […]