Local artists share how sustainability shapes their work

Artists can help us reimagine our connection to the planet and move us toward a more sustainable future.

Charlotte Street Foundation’s Earth/Work: Artists and Sustainable Living series features conversations with local artists who share their creative paths and how nature plays into their life work.

The free series is held at the Charlotte Street Kemper Library, 3333 Wyoming, Kansas […]

April 4th, 2023|Art, Event, Resilience, Restorative, Sustainability|0 Comments

Kansas City’s new airport terminal celebrates sustainability in a big way

KCI’s new terminal is first in Midwest to achieve LEED Gold certification and second in the country
As the largest single infrastructure project in the city’s history, and with sustainability at the forefront, Kansas City’s new airport terminal has reached new milestones for green building in the region and beyond. 

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) awarded […]

Donate old bikes for a good cause

Do you have an old bike or two ready for a new home? It’s a good time to declutter and donate them to a worthy cause. 

Local organizations need bike donations for youth and adult earn-a-bike programs, and to provide affordable bicycle transportation to those in need. Consider donating soon before peak biking weather.

Here are local […]

The Giving Grove & Boulevard Brewing collab on pear cider

Cider celebrates little orchards making a big difference
Boulevard Brewing Company recently released the Westside Wilds Pear Cider to support The Giving Grove. The small-batch, mixed fermentation cider is the celebration of a local food collaboration five years in the making. A portion of the proceeds benefit Kansas City Community Garden’s Giving Grove program. 

The Giving Grove […]

The growing green jobs industry could mean more jobs for Kansas Citians

KC Can Compost’s Green Core Training program equips students with the knowledge and tools they need to secure jobs in the green economy.
By Mili Mansaray, The Kansas City Beacon

Before securing a position as a manager at KC Can Compost, a nonprofit dedicated to reshaping Kansas City’s approach to environmental and social causes, Chris Shelar was unhoused […]

February 1st, 2023|Compost, Green Jobs, Sustainability|1 Comment