Gardening is Empowerment

The KCCG Mission

To empower and inspire low-income households, community groups, and schools in the Kansas City Metropolitan area to grow their own fruits and vegetables.

KCCG Headquarters

6917 Kensington | Kansas City, MO 64132
Phone: 816.931.3877

Mon-Fri : 9am-5pm
Saturday: 9am-12pm (March 24th - May 12th)

Cooking With Summer's Bounty

Aug 17th @ 12pm

FREE WORKSHOP: Learn how to prepare the beautiful, fresh produce that you have harvested from your garden. Don’t know what to do with Swiss chard? Have zucchini coming out of your ears? No problem. Come sample some creative and healthy veggie recipes featuring summer produce. Bring your appetite!

KCCG Headquarters
6917 Kensington
KCMO, 64132


Schoolyard Gardens Turns 10! Happy Hour

Aug 24th @ 6:30-9pm

Celebrating 10 Years of Schoolyard Gardens!
Come celebrate 10 years of Kansas City Community Gardens' Schoolyard Garden program with beer from Brewery Emperial and music. Students from the Schoolyards Garden program will be honored with awards and food available for purchase inspired by their recipes. Advance tickets are $10 or $15 at the door, but teachers can use the promocode TEACHERSFIVE and show their school ID at the door to get in for $5. Tickets include drinks and entry fee. This Happy Hour is free to monthly donors.

KCCG Headquarters
6917 Kensington
KCMO, 64132


Gardens at Sunset

Sept 8th @ 5:30-9:30pm

Set in the wonder-filled Leanna Flandermeyer Beanstalk Children’s Garden, Gardens at Sunset is a unique and beautiful evening celebrating locally-sourced food made by Kansas City chefs, beer from local breweries, and creative and enticing silent auction items. KCCG clients will share how gardening has improved their lives and their community. All proceeds support KCCG's mission to assist low-income households and community groups to grow their own produce.

KCCG Headquarters
6917 Kensington
KCMO, 64132

Find A Garden In Your Neighborhood
KCCG Programs
Beanstalk Children's Garden

The Beanstalk Children’s Garden provides nutrition and environmental education to Kansas City’s youth in a unique urban garden setting, using a STEM-based curriculum tailored to meet the needs of all learning levels. Children gasp with wonder as they engage all five senses to experience the garden’s six unique areas: Vegetable, Fruit, Herb, Grain, Curiosity, and Water, tasting in-season plants and becoming inspired to grow their own food.

Community Partner Gardens

CPG assists community groups, faith-based organizations, neighborhood associations, & other non-profits with having successful vegetable gardens through technical assistance & access low-cost gardening resources. Click the button below to start a community garden!

Giving Grove

The Giving Grove, a program of KCCG, is an organization with the mission of helping the KC metropolitan and surrounding communities grow, harvest, and share healthy food by providing the resources needed to plant edible tree gardens at schools, churches, and other vacant land.

Home Gardens

KCCG is one of the only gardening organizations in the country dedicated to helping home gardeners have successful gardens. We help people grow food for themselves in backyards, vacant lots and at community garden sites.

Rent A Plot

Whether you are dealing with too much shade in your backyard, an apartment or rental house with no place to garden or you need more room to grow, a community garden rental plot can help solve all of these problems and more!

Schoolyard Gardens

The SYG program works with schools metro-wide to establish vegetable gardens on school grounds. KCCG staff support school staff and students so to produce successful gardens, exposing students to the wonders of growing their own food.

KCCG Member Testimonials

The absolute BEST place to get your garden started each spring. Since I've been getting my starters from KCCG my vegetables have never looked or tasted better. I'll never get plants anywhere else as long as KCCG is still around.

Dave Elliot

I love KCCG. I have referred everyone I know. I can not say enough nice things about KCCG and the services they provide for KC. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable. The plants, seeds and other gardening implants are affordable.

Allison Catsimanes

I love this place! Great Children's garden for both kids & adults. Provides a wonderful service for the community with their various gardens, inservices, plant sales and educational opportunities. Awesome community asset.

Mary Helmus