Find a list and map of community gardens on Open Data KC. A big thanks to Kansas City Community Gardens (KCCG) for sharing their data. KCCG is your resource to learn about gardening through workshops, events or a visit to the Beanstalk Garden. Visit their website at www.kccg.org.
You might want to find out about Farmers Markets in your area. Thanks to the Agricultural Electronic Bulletin Board at the University of Missouri for sharing their data on Open Data KC. Have you ever thought about organizing a market in your neighborhood? Check out the Farmers Market Handbook.
Want to find out more about eating local? Check out the Eat Local Expo on Saturday, April 6 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Penn Valley Community College Gym, 3201 Southwest Trafficway. Hosted by the Kansas City Food Circle, guests can learn about local food options, meet local farmers and sign up for community supported agriculture, a service that helps residents purchase food directly from a farmer.
You can also visit KC Food Circle online at www.kcfoodcircle.org to connect with local, organic and free range food producers.
CityCampKC is the KC region’s installment of the wildly popular global unconference series connecting civic doers, makers and hackers together with local government officials for a day of learning, discussing, imagining and building.
Come hack your Kansas City. You are the change you’ve been waiting for. Help create the city you want to live in. The focus this year is on diversity in government, gov tech and civic engagement.
CityCampKC 2013 is Saturday, April 20 at the Kauffman Foundation. The event runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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The next data sets will focus on property.