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)
KC-Food-Circle-Expo

Eat Local & Organic Expo

March 23rd @9am-3pm

Join us for our 21st annual Eat Local & Organic Expos for a chance to meet and buy directly from some of the best local, organic, & free-range farmers, small-batch artisans, and makers in the area. Snatch up early flower and garden seedlings, CSA, fresh greens, herbs, free-range meat and eggs & pick up a copy of our Directory of local organic & free range producers.

Pop-up Workshop "How to Eat Local and Organic" starting at 10:00 and held every hour on the hour, these 15 minute workshops will empower you with all of our best tips for making the most of the bounty available to us in the midwest!

Johnson County Community College
12345 College Blvd
Overland Park, Ks 66210

Water Tanks at Paseo West Community Garden

Free Workshop: Vegetable Garden Basics

March 26th @ 12pm

This workshop is helpful for beginning and experienced gardeners. Learn the fundamentals of successful vegetable gardening including: site selection, soil improvement and preparation, garden planning, planting techniques, variety selection, garden maintenance and harvesting.

KCCG Headquarters
6917 Kensington Ave
Kansas City, MO 64132

Prydes-Web-Promo

Grow, Cook, Give.

April 3rd @ 4:30 - 7pm

Join us for Pryde's Annual Grow, Cook, Give on April 3rd from 4:30-7pm featuring a demonstration by Kathy Moore and Roxanne Wyss featuring recipes from their new cookbook, “Delicious Bundt Cakes,” and “Container Herb Garden” demonstration by Ben Sharda of KCCG. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door and includes tasting and beverages. There will also be a raffle for fabulous items like cookware, garden books, wine and more! Raffle tix are 5 for $20.

Pryde's Old Westport
115 Westport Rd
KCMO, 64111

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