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Partners Key in Gardening’s Exponential Reach and Impact

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. Back in 2005 when Kansas City Community Gardens collaborated with Harvesters Community Food Network and Kansas City Master Gardeners to create an inspiring “demonstration” garden near 39th Street […]

Schoolyard Gardens Celebrates 10 Years!

  Greetings Gardeners, Did you know that KCCG’s Schoolyard Gardens is celebrating its 10th year!? What better way to celebrate this landmark than share some of our history and how Schoolyards has grown. The Schoolyard Gardens program began back in 2008 after schools began seeking information from Kansas City Community Gardens about starting a garden […]

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KCCG Volunteer Spotlight – Roger Shelton Harvests & Donates 16,838 Green Beans

KCCG would not be nearly as successful or productive without the help of volunteers. In 2017,  386 volunteers put in 2387 hours this year, which helped KCCG save approximately $19,000 – $23,000 in labor costs. One of these volunteers is Roger Shelton, who does more than just volunteer. Shelton, an avid gardener, also donates his […]