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)

Paw Paw Beer Bottle Release

July 22nd @10am-6pm

Paw Paw’s Got a Brand New Bag will be available to the general public beginning at 10am on Sunday, July 22nd in our Gift Shop. 750ml bottles will be $25 each with a limit of two per transaction. $1 from each bottle sold will benefit The Giving Grove, who helped us attain this batch of delicious and hard to come by fruit. The Beer Hall will feature kitchen specials, Robert Wells will be spinning soul & funk records, and we’ll have 5oz draft pours available while supplies last!

Boulevard Brewery
2534 Madison Avenue
Kansas City MO 64018 


KC Made Happy Hour

July 27th @ 6:30-9pm

The KC Made Happy Hour will feature a market of hand-made items, sourced from KC’s local vendors! There will be Boulevard Brewery beer on tap, a raffle with cool prizes, and food will be available for purchase by Pita For Good and Nikki G's Soul Q Bistro! Thanks to Boulevard Brewery and Greenability Magazine for sponsoring this event! This event is free to atten. Drink tickets are $5 for 2 tickets. .

KCCG Headquarters
6917 Kensington
KCMO, 64132


Gardens at Sunset

Sept 8th @ 5:30-9pm

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