It is finally spring planting time in Kansas City! We are so excited to get outside and begin digging in the soil, and planting seeds and transplants with students all over the city. Sometimes schoolyard gardeners have a lot of questions about best gardening practices. At first, all of your questions could make gardening a […]
Leanna Flandermeyer Beanstalk Children’s Garden Now Open!
Last week Kansas City Community Gardens’ Beanstalk Children’s Garden opened for the season. In the first two weeks alone over 800 children have toured through the garden. Throughout the summer and early fall, over 4,000 children, teachers and parents will visit the garden, allowing children to become inspired to make healthy food choices as they […]
Sharing Veggies in the Spirit of Thanksgiving!
When I met with V. Lindsay Seventh Day Adventist School in Kansas City, Kansas this summer to plan their fall vegetable garden, they knew exactly what they wanted to do with their harvest. The teachers and students of this small K-8 school agreed to grow veggies to harvest and donate to the families living around […]