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June 2019 Newsletter

The Joy Garden to Serve Special Needs Groups and More! On Friday, May 31st, KCCG’s Community Partner Gardens program led a group of volunteers from the St. Luke Presbyterian Joy Church to build 10 raised beds on the church grounds in North Kansas City. The Joy Garden will serve as a community garden for several […]

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Harvest Party Time!

  It’s the most wonderful time of the year…Harvest Party Time! While planting the seeds and transplants and watching them grow is half the fun (and a worthy educational endeavor), the other half of the fun is eating all of the fresh veggies! Throughout the growing season, we recommend that schools and students taste the […]

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Grandview High Schoolers Excel at Garden Design and Vegetable Production

This story was contributed by Martha Walker, retired newspaper and United Press International wire service reporter who also worked 22 years in corporate communications and market research. What began as collaborative brainstorming between a Grandview High School teacher and a retired teacher who develops educational initiatives for Kansas City Community Gardens has introduced another generation […]

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May 2019 Newsletter

Orchard Spotlight Neighborhood Orchard at World Harvest Ministries On Saturday, May 4th, KCCG’s Giving Grove team planted a new orchard at Memphis Park with World Harvest Ministries. The orchard and soon to be community garden was planted to honor two young individuals, Memphis and Memoree, that tragically passed away in a house fire. We can’t […]

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Adopt a KCCG Garden!

Dear friends, This spring, in Kansas City, A child who is growing up in a neighborhood with more gas stations than grocery stores will discover the joy and wonder of growing and tasting a radish for the first time. Teenagers will gather in a neighborhood garden, where they’ll learn valuable skills and take pride in […]

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April 2019 Newsletter

APRIL 2019 NEWSLETTER Important Upcoming Dates Spring is in full swing and KCCG is here to help you get your garden growing! Check out these important upcoming dates below.     Tomato Day – April 26th Warm Season Plants and Seeds Available Includes tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, tomatillos, ground cherries and herbs.      Sweet Potatoes – […]