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Tour and Events
Urban Grown is much more than a tour. It's a celebration of the good food growing in our city! It's your chance to visit and learn from the people who are changing the way our city eats, and there's something for everyone during the Tour and its related events.
Urban Grown Kick Off: Our Roots, Our Fruits, Our Future | Wednesday, June 24 | 6 pm reception, 6:30 - 8 pm | Kansas City Public Library – Central Branch | Kick off Urban Grown events with a panel of community leaders reflecting on the last 10 years and looking forward to the next 10 years of urban agriculture and local food. Catering provided by local chefs; Boulevard beer.
Eat Out Local | Thursday, June 25 | Dine at participating restaurants that offer special Urban Grown menu items featuring produce from local growers. Ten percent of sales will be donated to Cultivate Kansas City.
Urban Grown Birthday Bash | Saturday, June 27 | 5 - 9 pm | Westport Middle School field | 300 E. 39th St. KCMO | Celebrate 10 years of cultivating Kansas City with us! Pack a picnic or pre-purchase one made by a local chef, bring a blanket, and enjoy the company of urban agriculture and local food enthusiasts. We’ll provide the birthday cake, music, and surprise activities. Bring some extra cash to the party (or buy tickets now) for your chance to win a 26 inch tiller or raised bed kit! Beer donated by local breweries. Rain or shine. RSVP encouraged. Picnic baskets from local chefs must be pre-purchased by Sunday, June 21.
Urban Grown Tour | Saturday + Sunday, June 27 & 28 | 9 am - 4 pm Saturday, 12 - 5 pm Sunday | Explore urban farms and gardens and discover what’s growing in Kansas City! This self-guided tour is your chance to visit the people who are changing the way our city eats.
- Glean ideas for your home garden
- Learn what it takes to run a farm business in the city
- Get inspired by neighbors working together to feed each other
Check out this interactive map of Urban Grown Tour sites.
Join Tour de Farms, a group bike ride visiting farms and gardens hosted by Family Bicycles!
During the Urban Grown Tour, many farms and gardens will host educational workshops on-site. Workshop and activity schedule coming soon.