Come Grow With Us!
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
Online Garlic Orders
KCCG is now accepting online orders for garlic. Members can place orders for California White Softneck, German Hardneck, and Music Hardneck. The Softneck costs $4.00 / lb and the Hardneck costs $9.00 / lb. For more details and to place your order, click the button below.
Gardens at Sunset
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.
Fall Cool Season Lettuce Plants Now Available
Fall cool season lettuce goes on sale on Wednesday, Aug 16th at 9am at our headquarters in Swope Park! We'll have Canasta, Coastal Star, and Buttercrunch lettuce plants available so come get yours while they last!!
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!
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.
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!
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.