Local information - Kansas City

TRAINING PROGRAM FOR VOLUNTEERS

Help in the community. Gain a foundation of knowledge in nutrition, food safety, food preparation and preservation, fruit and vegetable production, natural fertilizing and pest control plus practical gardening skills from University of Missouri Extension faculty. All volunteer activities are geared to the purpose of educating children in schools and community centers to enhance their health and well-being. Volunteers donate 30 service hours the first year and 20 hours of service each following year.

Partners include Kansas City Community Gardens, MU Master Gardeners of Greater Kansas City and the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City.