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Take a day trip & explore 13 farms on free tour

This Mother’s Day weekend, venture out to see a slice of farm life and explore a vineyard, sip local wine, meet a Tibetan yak, see a regenerative farmstead and find home grown treats at the Miami County Farm Tour.

Thirteen farms and the Wildwood Outdoor Education Center will be open to visitors from 10 a.m. – 4 […]

Share comments on new KC Climate Plan

The city of Kansas City, MO has been working for months on a new KC Climate Protection and Resiliency Plan, and now it’s time to share your comments.

The planning process included community workshops and several opportunities for public input for a plan that sets climate protection goals through 2040. The draft version is open for public […]

It’s time for the KCCG Spring Plant Sale 

Get ready to start planting asparagus, berries, broccoli, kale, lettuce and other spring vegetable seeds and plants with a visit to Kansas City Community Garden’s Plant Sale this week.

You’ll find a variety of plants that were grown in the Kansas City Community Gardens (KCCG) greenhouse, including asparagus, berries, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, collards, kale and […]

Do something rotten for Mother Earth

Join Cultivate KC, local farmers, composting experts and Eco Elvis at Compost Fest for a day-long extravaganza of composting work, fun and education.

The day begins at 9 a.m., Saturday, March 19 at the Westport Commons Farm, 300 E. 39th St., Kansas City, MO. Volunteers will work until noon helping Missouri Organic Recycling build a large […]

Taste a share of the local harvest with a CSA

It’s that time of year when we crave the fresh, local fruits and vegetables that begin with spring planting. To get a weekly share of the season’s best, here’s how you can sign up directly with a local farmer’s CSA.

A community supported agriculture (CSA) program is a pre-season agreement between a farmer and customer for […]