Community Partner Gardens
The Community Partner Garden program assists community
groups, faith-based organizations, neighborhood associations, and other
non-profits with starting and maintaining successful vegetable gardens. Community
Partner Gardens typically fall into one of the following categories: Rental
Plot gardens, Donation Gardens, or Groups that grow for the group.
Youth Gardens are like community partner gardens however
their primary focus centers on working with youth. Our youth garden program assists
youth gardens that are not affiliated with a school or preschool. If you are
affiliated with a school or preschool you will be connected with our schoolyard
The Schoolyard Gardens program works with schools metro-wide
to establish vegetable gardens on school grounds. KCCG staff support
school staff and students so that they can have successful gardens, exposing
students to the wonders of growing their own fruits and vegetables.
Through the gardening process, we help children learn about nutrition and with
the hopes that they will develop healthy eating habits.
Giving Groves (Fruit Orchards)
The Giving Grove, an affiliate of KCCG, is an organization
with the mission of helping the KC metropolitan and surrounding communities
grow, harvest, and share healthy food by providing the resources needed to
plant edible tree gardens at schools, churches, and other vacant land.
Our mission is to provide continuous fresh food access to those in need by
donating produce from the tree gardens back to the neighborhoods or food
If your organization is primarily focused on growing for