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Awakening Senses to the Joy of a Garden

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. In a word – “awesome” describes the experiences their Sensory Garden affords preschoolers at Kansas City’s Children’s Center for the Visually Impaired. Here they experience the joy of […]

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Empowering More than a Decade of Self-sustaining, Organic Gardening

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. Forty-two years ago, a young Korean girl arrived in Kansas City, Kansas and began putting down roots that bound her to the community for decades. The St. Joseph’s […]

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Quindaro Rally Garden – Inspiring Visionaries and KCK’s Quindaro Community

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. Growing from a start of three raised beds to several thousand square feet of tilled garden beds, the Quindaro Rally Garden celebrates its third anniversary of giving free […]

July 2019 Newsletter

 Garden Spotlight Paseo West Community Garden Party On Saturday, July 7th, the Paseo West Community Garden welcomed neighbors to its 7th annual Community Garden Party. The afternoon featured live music, a tasty vegetarian lunch, and a bountiful harvest of cabbage, kale, collards, and other greens shared with guests. Gardens at Sunset Early Bird Tickets Available […]

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Grandview High Schoolers Excel at Garden Design and Vegetable Production

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. What began as collaborative brainstorming between a Grandview High School teacher and a retired teacher who develops educational initiatives for Kansas City Community Gardens has introduced another generation […]

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