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Escape to 31 farms on tour this weekend 

Take a day trip to explore family-owned farms, bee ranches, pumpkin patches and vineyards, and see how everything from alpacas to zucchini is raised and grown on 31 farms on the Kaw Valley Farm Tour.

The 17th annual farm tour includes farms along the Kaw River from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, October 2 and […]

Launch the school year with 12 eco-friendly ideas

As the kids head back to school, here are 12 tips for more environmentally friendly school supplies, computers, clothes, lunches and another round of face masks to protect students from COVID-19.

If you need a new supply of washable face masks for kids attending in-person classes, there are several options for reusable cloth masks that are […]

Take the Plastic Free Challenge in July

This month join a global movement to reduce plastic waste on our streets, in our oceans and in landfills by taking the Plastic Free Challenge.

More than 120-million people worldwide have already committed to reducing their disposable plastic use during July and beyond. To join in, find local events in your city, and get plastic-free tips, […]

Celebrate July 4th with a lighter footprint

This Fourth of July weekend, invite your family and friends to a fun celebration that also reduces your impact on the environment. Here are four ideas to get you started.

Traditionally, Independence Day is full of fireworks, barbecue and outdoor activities that Americans look forward to every year. However, lighting the skies of your neighborhood with […]

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 […]