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Find 5 free resources for gardening

Now is a great time to start planning a garden. Here are 5 places to discover free gardening inspiration, guides, and expert advice to get started or take your garden to the next level.

1.Kansas City Community Gardens

Kansas City Community Gardens (KCCG) is on a mission to make gardening affordable for everyone. Free resources for growing in […]

Start your garden with spring plant sales

Discover upcoming plant sales that support local organizations and farmers to jumpstart your garden. Plant sales with cool season crops like asparagus, berries, kale, lettuce, and more start this week. 

Explore these upcoming sales to start your garden. 
Kansas City Community Gardens
Plant sales start March 23

You’ll find a variety of plants that were grown in the Kansas […]

Borrow garden tools at new tool library

Are you planning a new garden or yard project? Don’t buy tools – borrow them
Garden and farm tools can be expensive and take up space. With Cultivate Kansas City’s new tool library, growers can get access to specialized tools and participate in a local sharing economy.

Open to urban farmers, community gardeners, and neighborhood residents, Cultivate […]

Try 5 ways to freeze more & waste less

Your freezer could be the secret to keeping ingredients fresh, saving money, and reducing food waste.
Imagine buying five bags of groceries, dropping two in the parking lot, and walking away. An unlikely scenario, but consider this: About 40 percent of all food produced in the United States does not get eaten. And collectively, consumers are […]

February 22nd, 2023|Local and Organic Food, Zero Waste|0 Comments

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with these 10 sweet ideas

If you’re looking for a unique way to show your love this Valentine’s Day, consider these local experiences and gift ideas that celebrate the holiday.

From heart-shaped pasta to adopting a baby rhino, there’s a love story behind each idea.

1. Getaway to Weston  |  Green Dirt Farms
Green Dirt Farm is celebrating the holiday with a […]

February 8th, 2023|Event, Local and Organic Food, Local artisans, Nature|0 Comments