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Sign up for summer camp at the farm

Are you looking for summer camp? Look no further than Jr. Growers Summer Farm Camp, a program that empowers young minds to engage in regenerative agriculture alongside farmers and community leaders.

Kansas City Farm School at Gibbs Road hosts the 5-day farm camp for ages 9-12 in June and July.

The summer camp offers an array of engaging […]

StoneLion Puppet Theatre’s new handmade parade celebrates the planet

Join StoneLion Puppet Theatre in a creative new spectacle for our amazing planet. The first-ever handmade parade invites the community to take to the streets in costume and masks alongside its famous giant puppets with street bands, hand-pulled floats, and art. The event culminates in a vibrant dance party and water festival that celebrates our only […]

Recycle your electronics at free events

Help keep toxic materials out of the landfill by recycling your old computers and e-waste at upcoming free electronic recycling events.

Midwest Recycling Center will accept almost all electronics including computers and networking equipment, cell phones and chargers, and medical, home audio, recording and retail equipment.

Most e-waste recycling is free. There are $5 – $50 fees […]

Olathe launches food compost program

Residents in Olathe, KS can now compost food scraps with a new food waste program. With the free drop-off service, households can help transform food waste into nutrient-rich compost.

After a pilot program this spring, it officially launched to the public this month.

The food waste drop-off site is located at the Olathe Community Recycling Center.

Households can compost meat, bones, eggs, dairy […]

May 17th, 2023|Compost, Press Releases|0 Comments

Kansas City achieves LEED Gold with LEED for Cities

City recognized for its sustainability and commitment to a greener future
The City of Kansas City, MO has achieved a new level of sustainability leadership with the LEED for Cities rating system for local governments. On Tuesday, the city announced it has achieved LEED Gold.

Kansas City is part of a growing group using the LEED for Cities […]