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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 […]

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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 […]