Upcoming Farming Events in Kansas City

Upcoming Events from the Kansas City Center For Urban Agriculture’s Excellent Bi-Monthly E-Newsletter: Urban Grown

To view current and past issues of Urban Grown go to: http://www.kccua.org/urbangrown.htm

Growing Growers Workshop: Understanding Soil.  Saturday, March 27th, 10am to 3pm.  Location TBA (KC area).  This workshop will include presentations on soil basics and composting designed to help gardeners and market farmers understand and manage their soil, including organic matter, basic soil biology, structure, testing and fertility.  Our focus will be on organic and sustainable methods of management and will include demonstrations.  Presenters are extension specialists with backgrounds in soil science and composting.   Lunch will be provided.  Cost for this workshop is $30.00 (scholarships available, call or email for details).  For more information contact Laura Christensen at growers@ksu.edu or (816) 805-0362.

12th Annual Exhibition of Farmers: EAT LOCAL! 2010.  At TWO locations: Saturday, March 27, 2009, 9am – 2pm, Shawnee Civic Center, 13817 Johnson Drive, Shawnee, KS 66216 AND Saturday, April 3, 2010, 9:30am – 2pm, Roger T. Sermon Community Center, Truman & Noland Rd, Independence, MO 64050.  High-quality, organic vegetables for sale on-site and through CSA memberships; free-range meats; eggs and dairy products; veggie seedlings and plants for spring gardens; information on organic agriculture and gardening.  For all the details and lots more on local food and agriculture visit the Kansas City Food Circle at www.kcfoodcircle.org

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