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Schoolyard Gardens Grow 31 Types of Fall Vegetables

This fall we gardened with over 6,400 students. Over 100 schools in the KC Metro area planted a fall garden. Schools grew over 31 different varieties of cool season vegetables. The most popular vegetables this fall were broccoli, carrots, collards, kale and radishes! We still have a little bit of hardneck garlic left, contact syg@kccg.org if interested! […]

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Spotlight: Upper Room (Holy Cross Catholic School)

Each summer churches, community centers and schools throughout the metro host Upper Room summer programs. The Upper Room envisions healthy and vibrant urban core neighborhoods. Their mission is to “Transform and revitalize urban core neighborhoods by offering and supporting quality programs, including education, comprehensive health care, jobs, and community and economic development.” The Upper Room […]

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Tasty Spring Garden Salad

The end of the school year is approaching and summer is sneaking into Kansas City with temperatures hitting 90 degrees yesterday! Out at our Schoolyard Gardens it is time to harvest spring greens and make room for summer plants. Schools can expect to harvest their lettuces, spinach, arugula, green onions, radishes, mustard greens and cilantro […]