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Escape to the Master Gardener tours

Explore rain gardens, native plant landscapes, local garden art, plant sales and more on two garden tours hosted by Master Gardeners in June.

Douglas County Extension Master Gardeners Garden Tour • June 5 – 6

The Douglas County Extension Master Gardeners Garden Tour begins in Lawrence, KS with a tour of 10  themed gardens at the Douglas County Extension […]

Find recycled crafts at The Perennial Bee

Discover locally crafted items made from repurposed and recycled materials at The Perennial Bee, a Green Works retail store that supports environmental leadership programs for youth.

The shop is open from 4 – 7 p.m., Friday, June 4 and from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Saturday, June 5 and all First Friday weekends at 607 E. 31st […]

Shop locally this holiday season

As the holiday shopping season kicks into full gear this week, shopping locally takes on even more importance for small businesses trying to survive during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Across the country, local retailers will be celebrating Small Business Saturday on November 28, with many offering online specials and curbside pickup or delivery. Shoppers can find local […]

Take a farm tour & more at Let’s Grow!

Join farmers, artists, chefs and musicians at a three-day Let’s Grow! conference of virtual and on-farm events at the KC Farm School at Gibbs Road this weekend.

The schedule includes:

Friday, November 6: An on-farm event will feature live music from KC Bear Fighters, a raku demonstration from KC Clay Guild and local treats from Vietnamese […]

Explore 29 farms at Kaw Valley Farm Tour

Explore 29 farms at Kaw Valley Farm Tour

Load up the family and pick a route to visit 29 farms on the Kaw Valley Farm Tour this weekend. Visit local farmers, pumpkin patches, bee ranches and wineries and see how everything from alpacas to zucchini is raised and grown.

The 15th annual farm tour includes farms along […]