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

Hours
Mon-Fri : 9am-5pm
Saturday: 9am-12pm (March 24th - May 12th)
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Free Workshop: Tomatoes, Peppers, and Sweet Potatoes, Oh My!

April 20th @ 12pm

Are you overwhelmed by the number of tomato varieties available? Do your pepper plants not produce as many peppers as you would like? Are you disappointed when you dig up your sweet potatoes? Come learn how to select, plant and care for tomatoes, peppers and sweet potatoes.

KCCG Headquarters
6917 Kensingtong
KC, MO 64132

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Earth Day Bike Tour - Happy Hour in the Garden

April 20th @ 5:30-7:30pm

Join Kansas City Community Gardens and BikeWalkKC for the first Happy Hour in the Garden of the season! This happy hour will include a garden bike ride tour and happy hour! The bike tour visiting 3 gardens and an orchard will be led by BikeWalkKC. At the end of the ride, enjoy beer (included with ticket) and food for sale by Organic Soul KC in KCCG's Beanstalk Garden. There will also be a raffle with all proceeds benefiting KCCG and BWKC. Get your tickets for $10 today!

KCCG Headquarters
6917 Kensington
Kansas City, MO 64132

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Free Workshop: Hands On Series #2 - Summer Planting in the Garden

April 24th @ 6pm

Learn the best practices for summer gardening in this free hands-on workshop. This workshop will be held outside in the demo garden. Weather permitting.

KCCG Headquarters
6917 Kensingtong
KC, MO 64132

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

The Leanna Flandermeyer Beanstalk Children’s Garden is a unique field trip destination for kids of all ages to learn about growing food, insects, nutrition, & plant science. Visitors are encouraged to use their senses to see, touch, smell & taste plants as part of the learning process.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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