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Feast on locally grown food this holiday season

Thanksgiving is the official start of holiday celebrations that are full of good food and family get-togethers. This season, source local food using these resources in cities across the country.

Bringing at least one locally raised or grown food to the table during the season helps your community thrive by supporting local farmers. Compared to store bought food, local […]

Learn local solutions to worldwide climate crisis

Learn local solutions to worldwide climate crisis

Climate Reality Leaders will be offering practical solutions to climate change at local 24 Hours of Reality: Truth in Action events around the world.

More than 20,000 volunteers have been trained as Climate Reality Leaders by former U.S. Vice President Al Gore and a team of international scientists. Some of them will […]

Meet developers of world’s largest Passive House project

Kansas City will soon be home to the world’s largest Passive House Institute US (PHIUS) Certified project, a 276-unit multi-family development that will use 90 percent less energy than comparable buildings.

Jonathan Arnold and Danny Roberson of the Arnold Development Group will share their vision for the Second & Delaware project from 7-8:30 p.m. on Monday, […]

Explore the countryside at the Kaw Valley Farm Tour

Load up the kids and pick a route to visit 34 farms on the Kaw Valley Farm Tour this weekend. Visit local farmers, pumpkin patches and wineries and see how everything from alpacas to zucchini is raised and grown.

The 14th annual farm tour includes farms along the Kaw River from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, […]

Students plan Global Climate Strike

Students around the world will be demanding environmental action on climate change at Global Climate Strikes on Friday, September 20.

Young people are planning the strikes and asking students and adults to join them on September 20 in advance of the UN Emergency Climate Summit that begins September 27. To find a rally near you, go to […]