For our last school spotlight of the season, I wanted to shine light on East High School (KCMO) for their award-winning agriculture program! In 2015, science teachers Andrew Killen and Zac McCullough revitalized the program with the help of the East High students. This meant long hours of organizing greenhouses, classroom spaces, rebuilding garden beds […]
From Greenhouse to Garden
Here at Kansas City Community Gardens our mission is to empower and inspire low-income households, community groups, and schools in the Kansas City Metropolitan area to grow their own vegetables and fruit. We absolutely could not do that without our wonderful Greenhouse Manager, Stacy. Stacy has been busy this February getting flats filled and planted […]
Spring is in the Air!
Cold Kansas City temperatures have some our school districts scheduling their last day of school well into the first part of June! It feels like forever since we’ve been able to spend time gardening in the warm sun! But here at KCCG, spring is in the air, at least in our greenhouse! Since February, […]
Schoolyard Gardens Year At A Glance
Happy New Year friends! New to SYG or just need a refresher? Here is what to expect during a year of schoolyard gardening. In January, most garden beds are resting, waiting for warmer weather to soften up the soil for spring planting. This month, schoolyard gardeners can be planning and dreaming about the upcoming […]