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Get set to garden with virtual workshops

Deep Roots is going virtual with a new, free workshop series to help gardeners with everything from basic spring planting to stress-relieving, garden meditations.

Each week during the duration of the coronavirus #StayHomeKC, Deep Roots will host 20-30 minute live webinars beginning at 4 p.m. (CDT) every Tuesday and Thursday. Garden experts will offer bite-size information […]

Now, more than ever, it’s time to plant edibles

Spring is finally here, and while we all are social distancing and home schooling, it’s a great time to put seeds in the ground for a bounty of organic spring greens, radishes, peas and carrots.

Whether you’re a seasoned gardener, or thinking about starting your first lettuce bed, we have lots of resources to get you […]

Earth Day Festival moves to online events

This year, Americans will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day on April 22, and in Kansas City the 2020 Earth Festival will be transformed into live and interactive online events in response to the threat of COFID-19.

Organizers decided to change Earth Festival to a new EF20Online event to provide a safe way for participants […]

Get outside to hike, bike or play

Even in a time of shutdowns and social distancing, there are still plenty of opportunities to get outside, breathe fresh air and enjoy the natural world.

You can take a hike, walk, bike or play at 221 parks in Kansas City, MO. Even though community centers are closed, the parks are still open. Find one near […]

Nominate an unsung recycling hero

Would you like to honor someone who is a true champion for recycling? The Global Recycling Foundation is looking for adults, children, groups and organizations for its #RecyclingHeroes competition.

“Whether we are the humblest individual or the greatest leader, the responsible use of the materials around us, and the championing of recycled goods from the plastics […]