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Look what’s on the “Dirty Dozen” list this year

Nearly 70 percent of conventionally grown produce is contaminated with pesticides, and some foods are dangerously worse than others, especially for children. Here are the top “Dirty Dozen” ranked by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) in its annual Dirty Dozen Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce.

Here is the 2019 Dirty Dozen list:

Strawberries
Spinach
Kale
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Enjoy a water festival along Brush Creek

Load up the kids and head to a two-day, water festival with StoneLion Puppet Theatre and its giant puppet show, local food trucks, music, art and games at Theis Park on Brush Creek.

The Illuminated Waters Festival created by StoneLion Puppet Theatre will include a play each night featuring illuminated puppets that are on and off the actual waters of Brush […]

Nominate neighbors for a green award

Is your Kansas City neighborhood working on a community garden, recycling projects, energy efficiency, repurposing vacant lots or other Earth-friendly projects?

The city of Kansas City, MO is calling for nominations for its KC Green Neighborhood Recognition Program. As part of the city’s KC Green initiative, this program recognizes neighborhoods that have implemented sustainable practices.

Registered neighborhoods can […]

Meet sheep, bison and cows on farm tour

Venture out to the Miami County Farm Tour to see a slice of farm life and get a chance to walk a goat and meet alpacas, cows, chickens, sheep and pigs on this free, self-guided, tour in eastern Kansas.

Thirteen farms will be open to visitors from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 11 […]

Join cyclists for KC Bike Month events

Get ready to ride during KC Bike Month in May, and join Kansas City cyclists as they bike to a brewery tour, drive-in movie, school and work.

The 63rd annual National Bike Month is celebrated with events and bike rides across the country. Cycling events in Kansas City include:

National Bike to School Day

Wednesday, May 8

Thousands of […]