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Area Events

Throughout the year, we will post events of interest to gardeners that are presented by other organizations in the metropolitan area.

If you are looking for events presented by the Master Gardeners of Greater Kansas City, just click on MG Event

Growing Great Garlic and Onions
Fri, Oct 6, noon; at Kansas City Community Gardens, 6917 Kensington, Kansas City, MO 64132. Garlic and onions are the foundation of many recipes. They are some of the best crops to grow to donate because they store well. Join us to learn more and increase your harvest. FREE. Do let us know if you are coming. Reserve your seat at www.kccg.org/workshops or 816-931-3877.

Harvest Festival
Oct 6 and 7; at Swan River Farms, 4385 W 247th St, Louisburg, KS. First Annual Harvest Festival! Come be a part of craft demonstrations and classes. Take home some specials during our end-of-season sale. Enjoy strolling the garden paths or resting near the sights and sounds of dancing water. Something for everyone to enjoy! Keep tabs on the event including who’s going to be here, class schedules and registration, vendors, demonstrations, and activities on our Facebook event page at: http://tinyurl.com/srf-harvestfest. 913-837-3510

Honey Harvest
Sat, Oct 14, 10am-noon; at 150 B NW Colbern Rd, Lee’s Summit MO 64086 (1/4 mile west of Douglas St or 1 mile east of MO Hwy 350). This is one of our most popular annual workshops offered by local beekeeper, Rick Drake. See honey harvested from a hive (you may be able to have a hands on experience). Get the buzz about beekeeping and take home a sample of this liquid gold. Reservation $15 per person (includes a sample jar of honey) $5 per person for observation only. Reservations can be made by leaving a voice mail at 816-769-0259, by email to gardens.unity@yahoo.com, or by visiting our Market Stand Saturday mornings.

Invasives–Plants Gone Wild
Thurs, Oct 19, 6:30pm; at Kauffman Conference Center, 4801 Rockhill Rd, Kansas City, MO. Lynn Loughary, Horticulture Extension Agent for Kansas State Extension and Research will discuss invasive non-native plants that consume wildlife habitat and compete with crops. Participants will learn the characteristics of the most common invasive plants in Missouri and why their management or control is important. Free and open to the public. No registration required. Door Prizes. For further information call 816-665-4456 or visit our website mggkc.org and browse Gardeners’ Gathering.

African Violet Club of Greater Kansas City Show and Sale
Sun, Oct 22, (ONLY, due to the Kansas City Marathon), 9am-3pm, at Loose Park Garden Center, 51st St and Wornall, Kansas City MO.  There is NO ADMISSION FEE.

The Local Food Movement: Then & Now
Sat, Nov 11, 9am-12pm; at Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd, Overland Park, KS. Did you know Johnson County’s leading industry once was dairy farming? Now JoCo is part of Kansas City’s active food and farmer movement. Explore our farming roots and discover the myriad of resources that connect us to our local food growers including farmers’ markets, farm to table, organic, urban and local trends. Learn about organizations collaborating to feed our city and the key programs that are training our next generation farmers and chefs. Fee: $39. To enroll or to get more information, call 913-469-2323.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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