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Help harvest produce so others can eat

You can help get fresh, nutritious food to area food pantries for hungry families by volunteering to glean fruits and vegetables at area farms.

After the Harvest needs volunteers for gleaning on several days a week from August through November at farms, orchards and gardens. Drivers are also needed to pick up excess food from farmers markets.

Since […]

Join a global network of Climate Reality leaders

Would you like to learn more about a global movement to fight the climate crisis and help work on climate solutions?

Join more than 31,000 people who have trained to be part of the Climate Reality Leadership Corps. The Climate Reality Leadership Project is now accepting applications for a four-day, virtual training program from 6 – 8 p.m. […]

How do we uproot racism in our food system?

Cultivate KC will explore Uprooting Racism, Seeding Sovereignty with the author of Farming While Black at its’ annual Friends & Family event.

Leah Penniman, author and co-founder of Soul Fire Farm, will give the keynote address at this year’s virtual event from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Wednesday, February 24.

Soul Fire Farm is an Afro-indigenous centered community […]

Volunteer for Great Backyard Bird Count

Amateur and expert bird watchers of all ages can help track birds as part of the annual nationwide Great Backyard Bird Count, February 12-15.

To find bird count events across the country, go to Great Backyard Bird Count for a location near you. Volunteers from around the world count the birds they see for at least […]

February 9th, 2021|Advocacy, Birds, Climate Change, Conservation, COVID-19, Environmental impact, Event, Get involved, Nature, Resilience, Restorative, Sustainability, Wildlife|Comments Off on Volunteer for Great Backyard Bird Count

Help out at Make a Difference Mondays

During November, the KC Parks Ambassadors are looking for volunteers to help with community litter clean up at Make a Difference Mondays.

The new initiative helps tackle the litter problem on boulevards and in city parks. Volunteers will work from 9:30 – 11 a.m. on Mondays, November 9, 16, 23 and 30 near 57th and Paseo […]