Come Grow With Us!

Our Mission

The mission of Kansas City Community Gardens is to assist low-income households and community groups in the Kansas City metropolitan area to produce vegetables and fruit from garden plots located in backyards, vacant lots, and at community sites. KCCG supports Kansas City’s gardeners as they work to transform the food system, along with their nutritional habits, in backyard and community garden spaces throughout the metropolitan area.

Upcoming Events and News


Free Workshop: Cooking With Summer's Bounty

Sept 28th @6pm-8pm

Learn how to prepare the beautiful, fresh produce that you have harvested from your garden. We will also harvest fruit from the Prospect Community Orchard to take home and use in cooking demonstration. Come sample some creative and healthy recipes featuring garden produce. Bring your appetite!

Blue Hills Community Services:
5008 Prospect
KCMO 64130


Happy Hour in the Gardens

Sept 28th @ 6-8pm

Join us for a special edition of KCCG’s Public Happy Hour in the Gardens, where we will serve an infused cocktail with herbs straight from KCCG’s own Beanstalk Garden! Live music, self-guided garden tours, and Boulevard beer will also be featured at this event.  Vegan Chicken Wings and Jackfruit Tamales will be available for purchase from Organic Soul. Bring a picnic blanket to relax on the lawn while enjoying a late summer evening, great music, and great conversation with friends. Tickets are just $10, and all proceeds benefit Kansas City Community Gardens. Children are free.

KCCG Headquarters:
6917 Kensington
KCMO 64132

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Free Workshop: Growing Great Garlic & Onions

Oct 6th @ 12pm

Garlic and onions are the foundation of many recipes. They are some of the best crops to grow to donate because they store well. Join us to learn more and increase your harvest.

KCCG Headquarters
6917 Kensington
Kansas City, MO 64132

KCCG Programs

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.

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