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Get Growing with Community Gardens
Not only do community gardens help increase access to healthy foods, they also boost one's sense of community. Join our gardening community today by filling out a garden plot application and making a payment for your plot below!

The garden plot applications are not open for the 2021 season. If you have any questions please email Program Director Samanthe. 
Our office is located at 1403 Southwest Blvd., Kansas City, KS 66103.

Don’t want to navigate the map? Here is a list of all the gardens in Rosedale.

Noble Prentis Schoolyard Garden

2337 South 14th St, Kansas City, Kansas 66103

South Early Street Garden

2300 S Early St, Kansas City, KS 66103

Rainbow Mennonite Garden

2340 S. Mill St, Kansas City, Kansas 66103

Rosedale Middle School Garden

3600 Springfield St, Kansas City, KS 66103

Rosedale Towers Garden

2314 West 39th Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66103

Little Angels Daycare Garden

2720 West 43rd Ave, Kansas City, KS 66103

Frank Rushton Garden

4342 Lloyd St, Kansas City, KS 66103

45th Ave. Community Garden

45th Ave. and Rainbow Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66103

Christopher Webb Garden

S. Minnie St. & Seminary, Kansas City, KS 66103

The Rainbow Community Orchard

Southwest Blvd. and S. Mill Street, Kansas City, KS 66103

Fisher Park

3800 Fisher Street, Kansas City, KS 66103


Community Garden Resources

Food Not Lawns is committed to responsibly caring for the earth as we use it to grow food. Sustainability is one of their primary goals. The group offers Communiversity classes through UMKC dealing with topics that include whole system design, garden preparation, permaculture, water wise gardening, seed saving, planting, and free resources.

Growing Growers addresses the need for more farmers and for more effective farmers through apprenticeships, monthly workshops, a growers’ listserv and other educational and networking events.

Johnson County Community College, Sustainable Agriculture Entrepreneurship Program helps students realize their dreams of opening their own sustainable agriculture businesses. This program is a partnership among Kansas State University, JCCC’s hospitality management and horticulture and entrepreneurship programs.

Kansas City Community Gardens is a not-for-profit organization that provides self-help and educational assistance to low-income people, children and community groups in the metropolitan area to grow their own food from garden plots located in backyards, vacant lots, schoolyards and at community sites.

Kansas Department of Agriculture is committed to food safety, consumer protection, natural resource protection and water resource management for the benefit of all Kansans.

Kansas State University Extension works, as a land-grant institution, to “extend” their resources, solving public needs with college or university resources through non-formal, non-credit programs. K-State Extension programs include a large number of farming and agriculture related services and resources.

Kansas State University, Department of Horticulture Masters Degree in Urban Food Systems aims to study the potential an urban food system has in community building and economic development, educating youth and others about nutrition and wise food choices, and providing a source for nutritious food grown locally or regionally with the participation of urban residents.

Lincoln University Cooperative Extension offers programs through the Kansas City Urban Impact Center with the mission to help diverse audiences with limited resources, improve their quality of life through the application of educational and research-based information focused on critical issues and needs. The Agricultural program provides hands-on training, technical assistance to individuals and families in learning about food production, the environment and how to manage our natural resources.

Missouri Department of Agriculture has a great map of all farmers’ markets in the state, including address, times of operation and contact information.

University of Missouri Extension is Missouri’s one-stop source for practical information on almost anything.

For more information about our gardens, contact Je T’aime at 913-677-5097 or [email protected]

Contact us

1403 Southwest Blvd Kansas City, KS, 66103
[email protected] 
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