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)

Spirit Lesson: Summertime Cocktails

May 27th @ 4pm

Summer may not be here officially but the weather sure is warming up!  Join us for a FREE SPIRIT LESSON to learn new summertime cocktail recipes that will make you the star of your friends and family gatherings!  Summer cocktails are all about incorporating fresh, in-season ingredients - we'll show you the how-to's and you'll be the first to see how to make some of Lifted Spirits' signature cocktails launching in our Tasting Room very soon! Sign up for this fun Spirit Lesson and you'll also go on a tour of the distillery and receive special discounts on cocktails in our Tasting Room!

Lifted Spirits Distillery
1734 Cherry St
KCMO, 64108

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Free Workshop: Hands On Series #3 - Watering in the Garden

May 29th @ 6pm

Come learn the proper techniques of watering your garden. This workshop is hands-on and will be held in the demo garden, weather permitting.

KCCG Headquarters
6917 Kensington
KCMO, 64132

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Free Workshop: What's Really Bugging You? Insects in the Garden

June 1st @ 12pm

Do you ever wonder whether the insects in your garden are helping or harming your plants? Learn about the common insects found in our area so that you can identify garden pests as well as beneficial insects. We will also discuss how to control problem insects.

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