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Plant a pollinator garden to attract bees

You can help save the bees that pollinate our food production systems by joining a national movement to reach one-million, bee-friendly gardens during National Pollinator Week, June 18-24.

Since 2015, more than 700,000 pollinator gardens have been designed, planted and registered with the National Pollinator Garden Network.

“One thing is clear, Americans love pollinators and their efforts are paying […]

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 […]

Stroll the Wornall/Majors House Museums Garden Tour

Traverse through Brookside, Sunset Hills and Central Hyde Park for garden inspiration at seven gardens on the Wornall/Majors House Museums Garden Tour on Saturday, June 2.

The biennial tour will feature native and edible plants, chickens, butterfly and pollinator gardens and a new urban Flower Farm and Design Studio at five private gardens, plus the medicinal […]