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Try these tips to move beyond ‘eco-guilt’

We’ve all experienced eco-guilt at times – whether it’s throwing away excessive plastic packaging or feeling like you aren’t doing enough in light of our worsening climate crisis. Eco-perfectionism can get in the way of your well-being and make you lose focus on what really matters. 

Sami Aaron, founder of The Resilient Activist, has witnessed how […]

January 18th, 2023|Advocacy, Climate Change, Get involved, Resilience|5 Comments

Meet the Girl Scout who is inspiring Kansas City to take a hike

With over 80 local hiking trail recommendations and 11,000 followers on social media, Take a Hike, KC has become one of Kansas City’s most popular trail guides. Girl Scout Lizzie Place started the Take a Hike, KC website to create a comprehensive guide to trails across Kansas City with the goal of making hiking destinations […]

January 11th, 2023|Get involved, Hiking, Nature, Prairie, Trees, Walking, Wildlife|0 Comments

Volunteer to glean corn to feed hungry

After the Harvest needs volunteers for its’ Amaizing Sweet Corn Glean-A-Thon to help pick 50,000 ears of corn from local farms to be donated to agencies that feed the hungry.

Corporate and volunteer teams will compete during three-hour sessions to see how much corn can be harvested during the Amaizing Sweet Corn Glean-A-Thon from July 11 […]

Volunteer to help KC tackle street litter

Volunteer to help pick up litter at three upcoming events in Kansas City parks and on boulevards.

Sign up for Make a Difference Mondays and help the Kansas City Parks Ambassadors pick up litter along the city boulevards and in city parks. Volunteers are needed from 9:30 – 11 a.m. on Mondays, May 23 and May […]

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 […]