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Get inspired at Maker Faire

This weekend, local creators and makers will display their repurposing ideas, artistic creativity and electronic ingenuity at the Maker Faire Kansas City.

This family-friendly festival brings together the makers, crafters, inventors, hackers, scientists and artists to inspire creativity. Exhibits and demonstrations include repurposed creations, electric bikes, electronics, artisan foods, woodworking, arts and crafts, a car show, makerspaces, […]

Tour 24 urban farms and gardens this weekend

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the food journey from field to plate at 24 urban farms on the Cultivate Kansas City Urban Grown Farms & Garden Tour on Saturday, June 9 and Sunday, June 10.

On this self-guided tour, visitors will be able to meet and talk to the farmers who grow food and raise animals […]

Plant to “Make America Green Again”

A national effort to fight climate change and high food bills is being organized by Green America to urge Americans to plant “Climate Victory Gardens” to reduce carbon emissions while growing safe, healthy and less expensive food.

Green America announced its new Climate Victory Gardens campaign to encourage Americans to follow the World War II lead […]

Nominate a neighborhood for green award

Is your Kansas City neighborhood working to be more sustainable with recycling, gardening, energy efficiency, repurposing of vacant lots or other Earth-friendly projects?

The city of Kansas City, MO is calling for nominations for its KC Green Neighborhood Recognition Program. As part of the city’s KC Green initiative, this program recognizes neighborhoods that have implemented sustainable practices.

Registered neighborhoods […]

Spruce up your garden at a native plant sale

Find native plants that will spruce up your garden this spring and come back year after year at one of these eight plant sales in Missouri and Kansas.

Overland Park Arboretum Plant Sale 

May 4 – 6

Friday, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Saturday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Sunday, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

8909 W 179th St., Overland Park KS

 

Kansas City […]