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What’s on the new “Dirty Dozen” produce list?

When we all are looking for ways to live safely and eat healthy, it can help to know which produce also has the smallest risk from pesticides. Here are the top “Dirty Dozen” and a dried fruit ranked by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) in its annual Dirty Dozen Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce.

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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 […]

Veggie plant sale offers “car hop” service

To keep customers and employees safe from coronavirus, the Kansas City Community Garden annual veggie plant sale will offer “car hop” pickup service.

While Kansas City is under a mandated, citywide “stay at home” order, residents are allowed to go out only for “essential” services. As a source of food, KCCG is allowed to continue with […]

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 […]

Apply to become a Climate Reality Leader

Do you want to learn more about climate change and become a leader in educating others? The Climate Reality Project Leadership Corps is accepting applications for free training sessions in five cities in 2020.

The Climate Reality Leadership Corps is a global network of advocates trained to talk about the impacts of climate change and what […]