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
Email: contact{at}kccg.org
Hours
Mon-Fri : 9am-5pm
Saturday: 9am-12pm (March 23rd - May 11th)
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Gardens at Sunset

Sept 7th @6-9pm

Beanstalk Children's Garden @ KCCG
6917 Kensington Ave
Kansas City, MO 64132

Join us for a unique evening set in the wonder-filled Leanna Flandermeyer Beanstalk Children’s Garden featuring locally-sourced cuisine and beverages and live and silent auctions. Event proceeds benefit KCCG’s mission to inspire and empower low-income households, schools and community groups to grow their own fruits and vegetables.

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Fall Family Festival

Sept 14th @10am-3pm

Beanstalk Children's Garden @ KCCG
6917 Kensington Ave
Kansas City, MO 64132

Join us on Saturday, September 14th from 10am-3pm for KCCG's annual Fall Family Festival! Activities include garden crafts, face painting, horse rides, bug exhibits, gourd painting, scavenger hunt, and more! This event is free to the public and food and drink will be available for purchase.

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!

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!

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.

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.

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.

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