As my AmeriCorps service year with Kansas City Community Gardens comes to a close, I’m feeling grateful for this experience and appreciative of the new memories and growth. I want to share my thanks with Hannah, Crystal, and Claire. I admire their creativity and commitment to the Schoolyard Gardens program, and feel so fortunate to have […]
Missouri Healthy Food AmeriCorps: Adventures in St. Louis
It’s hard to believe that I’m in my fourth month of service with the KCCG Schoolyard Gardens team. These past few months have been fulfilling and fun, and I feel incredibly fortunate to serve alongside fellow KCCG AmeriCorps members: Abby Ewert (Beanstalk Children’s Garden), Colleen Freeman (Family Gardens), Priest Hughes (Community Partner Gardens), and Sarah […]
Schoolyard Gardens Welcomes Lauren!
Hi garden friends, my name is Lauren and I’m excited to begin my new role as a Missouri Healthy Foods AmeriCorps member serving with the Schoolyard Gardens team. After spending the spring into summer months working as a Garden Assistant in the Beanstalk Children’s Garden, I feel fortunate to transition into my AmeriCorps position, and […]