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Make a solar oven and cook s’mores

Discover the power of the sun when you make this simple, solar oven and cook s’mores at this free, virtual Family Fun Night.

The Kansas City Plaza Library will host an online demonstration from 6:30 – 7 p.m. on Friday, August 14. It’s geared for ages 7 to 12, but adults and families are encouraged to […]

Start the school year with 12 eco-friendly ideas

Whether the kids are learning in a school building or at home, here are ideas you can use for greener supplies, computers, clothes, lunches and even face masks as communities continue to battle the COVID-19 pandemic.

This school year, you may be looking for washable face masks for kids headed to the classroom. If you […]

Learn how to turn your lawn into a meadow

Are you looking for an alternative to your water-thirsty, chemical-dependent lawn? Or just trying to avoid fossil fuel intensive mowing?

Learn how to create a regenerative, natural ecosystem at this free Green America webinar with Owen Wormser, author of a new book, Lawns into Meadows: Growing a regenerative landscape.

Wormser will explain how to plant an organic […]

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 […]