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Children’s Programs

Garden ‘N Grow
2017 Program



Garden ‘N Grow is a program for youth ages 9 – 13 and is sponsored and conducted by University of Missouri Extension Master Gardeners of Greater Kansas City.  This educational program blends horticulture training with academic learning and community service.

Participants will plan, plant and maintain their own garden plots.  Guided by trained Master Gardeners, this is a fun and educational program focused on learning and teamwork.  Check out our blog from last year at

This 10 week course will begin the first week of June 5th 2017.  Classes are conducted 2 days per week on Monday and Thursday, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. (20 sessions).  Costs is $45 per student. 

Fairview Christian Church
1800 NW 65th Street
Gladstone MO  64118

More locations may be added later. Check this site for updates and for registration information.

Contact Cathy Bylinowski, Horticulture Educator at for information.


Eating From the Garden

Eating From the Garden (EFTG) is a University of Missouri extension nutrition and gardening program for fourth and fifth grade students.  Eating From the Garden provides research-based information through nutrition and gardening activities to increase consumption of fruits and vegetables and to promote healthier food choices and physical activity. 

In Kansas City the 13-lesson curriculum is taught by teachers, program partners and volunteers.  Many of the Nutrition Garden Volunteers come from the Master Gardeners of Greater Kansas City Program.

To find out more about the program, visit the Eating from the Garden website at

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University of Missouri Extension Master Gardener Program