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Blog Posts By: Ami Freeberg

Urban Grown Tour Celebrates 10 Years

June 15, 2015


Ten years ago, Kansas City was not talking about urban agriculture. Sure, a handful of farmers grew food in the city, a couple farmers markets popped up every Saturday morning, and a few community gardens filled vacant lots. In 2005, Cultivate Kansas City (then the Kansas City Center for Urban Agriculture) hosted the first Urban […]

Here’s a handy guide to Kansas City’s farmers markets

July 14, 2014


July brings fireworks, BBQs and the best seasonal vegetables and fruits at Kansas City’s local farmers markets. People wait with great anticipation for their first taste of a vine-ripened, fresh-picked, juicy tomato and to munch on sweet corn harvested that morning. Kansas City’s urban and local farmers work hard to bring our city fresh, healthy […]


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