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Compete in Green Commute Challenge

Join Kansas City’s effort to improve air quality this summer by competing in the Green Commute Challenge to reduce emissions. Ride a bus, streetcar, bike, carpool, or walk/telecommute to work.

This friendly competition helps improve air quality during the time of year that traditionally produces the highest ozone levels. Air quality is most vulnerable during the […]

Shop local & repurposed at Strawberry Swing Indie Craft Fair

Find unique, local, handmade, vintage and repurposed art and crafts at the Strawberry Swing Indie Craft Fair this weekend at the Alexander Majors Barn in Kansas City.

The fair was founded in 2011 and today is touted as one of the top 35 indie craft fairs in the world. The weekend event will host more than […]

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 […]

See sheep, bison, cows, goats & pigs on farm tour

Venture out to the Miami County Farm Tour to see a slice of farm life and get a chance to walk a goat and meet alpacas, cows, chickens, sheep and pigs on this free, self-guided, tour in eastern Kansas.

Fifteen farms will be open to visitors from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 12 […]

Learn how to cook leafy, spring greens

Get a quick course in cooking healthy greens at these free, one-hour Cooking with Spring Greens classes hosted by Kansas City Community Gardens.

Whether you grow them or buy them at a farmer’s market or grocery story, spring greens like kale and collard are healthy choices that can be eaten raw or cooked. Learn some easy […]