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Get free trees planted on your street

Beautify your streetscape and help fight climate change by requesting free trees be planted in front of your house on your street parkway. Then encourage your neighbors to get a tree, too.

Residents of Kansas City and Liberty, MO and Prairie Village, KS are eligible to receive a free street tree planted in the public parkway […]

Start your fall veggie garden at plant sale

As you begin planning your fall garden plantings, you can find cool-season vegetable plants at the Kansas City Community Gardens Fall Sale beginning this week.

The garden will have broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, collards and kale plants for sale in three-packs for prices ranging from $0.50 to $1.50 each. The sale will continue until plants are sold.

For […]

Volunteer to glean corn to feed hungry

After the Harvest needs volunteers for its’ Amaizing Sweet Corn Glean-A-Thon to help pick 50,000 ears of corn from local farms to be donated to agencies that feed the hungry.

Corporate and volunteer teams will compete during three-hour sessions to see how much corn can be harvested during the Amaizing Sweet Corn Glean-A-Thon from July 11 […]

Treat dad to a fishing adventure for Father’s Day

Surprise dad this Father’s Day with a fun, fishing expedition. Find free loaner gear and free fishing events, including a two-day catfish clinic and a fishing excursion on the Missouri River.

If you already know the basics of fishing, but don’t have all the gear, you can borrow it for free from the Missouri Department of Conservation’s […]

Nominate neighbors for KC Green Award

Is your Kansas City neighborhood working on a community garden, a recycling initiative, an energy-efficiency project, vacant lot repurposing or other Earth-friendly idea?

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 […]