The Giving Grove

Little Orchards. Big Impact.
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The Giving Grove Impact

Sites: 176

Annual Potential Harvest: 2,211,000 Servings

Trees Planted: 2,995

The Giving Grove empowers community leaders to care for the earth and feed their neighbors by establishing neighborhood orchards. These orchards, which produce fruits, nuts, and berries:

Offer Healthy Calories

The average 15-tree Giving Grove orchard produces almost 4,000 pounds of healthy food each year and 74,000 pounds over its lifetime.

Strengthen Community

Neighbors meet neighbors, children connect with nature and the orchard becomes a community gathering place.

Act as Carbon Farm

Orchards improve air quality, enhance soil biology and mitigate storm water runoff.

Communities We Serve:

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Neighborhoods

Transforming underutilized spaces into community green spaces.

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Schools and Youth

Connecting children to nature and early exposure to healthy food choices.

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Seniors

Bringing health and longevity of life in the outside orchard.

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Faith Communities

Challenging others to give abundantly to their community.

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Health Facilities

Providing spaces for horticulture therapy by health professionals.

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Parks

Revitalizing public gathering spaces with free, healthy food access.

The Giving Grove Staff

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Rob Reiman

Executive Director

Email: rob{at}kccg.org
 Phone: 816.931.3877  Ext: 313

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Matt Bunch

Horticulturist

Email: matt{at}kccg.org
Phone: 816.931.3877  Ext: 312

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Amanda Lindahl

Community Engagement Coordinator

Email: amanda{at}kccg.org
Phone: 816.931.3877  Ext: 303

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Cater Oberheu

Horticulture Assistant

Email: carter{at}kccg.org
Phone: 816.931.3877  Ext: 308