Together We Grow!

Our Mission

The mission of Kansas City Community Gardens is to assist low-income households and community groups in the Kansas City metropolitan area to produce vegetables and fruit from garden plots located in backyards, vacant lots, and at community sites. KCCG supports Kansas City’s gardeners as they work to transform the food system, along with their nutritional habits, in backyard and community garden spaces throughout the metropolitan area.

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Upcoming Events

COOP Ale Works / Ruins Pub Art Battle

March 20th @ 6-10pm

We are gearing up for another art battle and we've asked our friends at Coop Ale Works & KC Community Gardens to hang out with us for the evening. Artists will be turning old wheel barrows into awesome pieces of garden art. All raffle ticket profits will be donated to the Kansas City Community Gardens.

Ruins Pub
1715 Main St
Kansas City, MO 64108

Hands-On Series #1 - Spring Planting in the Garden

March 27th @ 5pm

Learn the best practices for spring gardens with this hands-on workshop outside in the demo garden. Weather permitting.

KCCG Headquarters
6917 Kensingtong
Kansas City, MO 64132


Free Workshop: Planning Your Plot for Garden Success

April 6th @ 12pm

Find out how creating a planting plan for your garden plot can help you maximize garden space, get more of the vegetables that you love and save you time and money. KCCG has developed some great new tools to help you create a garden plan and shopping list for spring, summer and fall

KCCG Headquarters
6917 Kensington
Kansas City, MO 64132

KCCG Programs
Beanstalk Children's Garden

The Leanna Flandermeyer Beanstalk Children’s Garden is a unique field trip destination for kids of all ages to learn about growing food, insects, nutrition, & plant science. Visitors are encouraged to use their senses to see, touch, smell & taste plants as part of the learning process.

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