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Look what’s on the “Dirty Dozen” list this year

Nearly 70 percent of conventionally grown produce is contaminated with pesticides, and some foods are dangerously worse than others, especially for children. Here are the top “Dirty Dozen” ranked by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) in its annual Dirty Dozen Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce.

Here is the 2019 Dirty Dozen list:

Strawberries
Spinach
Kale
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Apply to become a Climate Reality Leader

Do you want to learn more about climate change and become a leader in educating others? Apply now for the next Climate Reality Project Leadership Corps training scheduled for August 2-4 in Minneapolis – St. Paul, MN.

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

Nominate neighbors for a green award

Is your Kansas City neighborhood working on a community garden, recycling projects, energy efficiency, repurposing 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 can […]

Meet sheep, bison and cows on farm tour

Venture out to the Miami County Farm Tour to see a slice of farm life and get a chance to walk a goat and meet alpacas, cows, chickens, sheep and pigs on this free, self-guided, tour in eastern Kansas.

Thirteen farms will be open to visitors from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 11 […]

Find a farmers’ market near you

Farmers’ markets are opening all over offering locally raised vegetables, fruit, herbs, meat, eggs and flowers. Find a market near your home or work in Kansas City and beyond.

To locate farmers’ markets throughout the United States, go to the USDA Local Food Directory and search by city and state.

If you find a market that’s not listed here, email editor@greenabilitymagazine.com with […]