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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 […]

Nominate a neighborhood for green award

Is your Kansas City neighborhood working to be more sustainable with recycling, gardening, energy efficiency, repurposing of 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 […]

Celebrate Earth Day at Lawrence parade & festival

Enjoy a day of fun activities and learn about sustainability, waste reduction, composting, electric vehicles, energy conservation and more at the 18th Annual Lawrence Earth Day Parade & Celebration on Saturday, April 21.

The parade begins at 11 a.m. at 8th and Massachusetts streets and will process along Massachusetts to South Park. The celebration will open from […]

Make your own biochar as a garden soil amendment

Learn how to convert garden waste into a soil enhancer with the 2,000-year-old practice of making biochar at this free workshop with the Great Plains Biochar Institute on Thursday, March 29.

Biochar is produced by thermal decomposition of organic material such as wood, manure or leaves. According to the International Biochar Initiative, biochar is a soil enhancer […]