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 vegetables and fruit.

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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Home Brew Happy Hour

Sept 28th @ 5:30 - 8pm

Sample some home brews at the Home Brew Happy Hour in KCCG's beautiful Beanstalk Garden! Also enjoy live music by Meatballs Ukulele Band and a raffle. Tickets are $5 online and $10 at the door. Proceeds from Happy Hour in the Garden events will go towards KCCG's mission to empower low-income families to grow their own nutritious food.

KCCG Headquarters
6917 Kensington
KCMO, 64132

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Free Workshop: Popular Garden Trends

Oct 5th @ 12pm

What gardening methods are best? Should I or shouldn’t I be tilling my garden? Is square foot gardening best for raised beds? With the rising popularity of vegetable gardening, comes a tide of different garden trends. In this workshop we will discuss the merits and limitations of several different gardening trends as well as many age-old gardening myths.

KCCG Headquarters
6917 Kensington
KCMO, 64132

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Free Workshop: Growing Great Garlic & Onions

Oct 19th @ 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
KCMO, 64132

Find A Garden In Your Neighborhood
KCCG Programs
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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.

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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