Beanstalk Children's Garden open for summer

MEDIA ADVISORY

For More Information Contact: Earlene Franks or Ben Sharda 816-931-3877

Come explore the.Beanstalk! Kansas City Community Gardens' Beanstalk Children’s Garden opens June 13 for the summer and early fall.

The Beanstalk Children's Garden is a unique and FUN field trip destination for children of all ages.

Children have the opportunity to learn about plants, food production, insects, nutrition, and plant science. Visitors to the Beanstalk are encouraged to see, touch, smell and taste plants as part of the learning process. All plants are labeled with names and background information. The garden paths are paved and are fully wheelchair accessible.

The Beanstalk is open June 13th to Oct. 18th (or the first hard freeze). Hours are 9 to 5 Monday-Friday and 9 to1 Saturday. Closed Sunday. Families & groups are welcome. Large groups are asked to call Earlene at 816-931-3877 or email earlene@kccg.org ahead to make arrangements for a tour guide. Cost: $2 per person (for children & adults) for guided group tours. Small groups and families are encouraged to tour the garden on their own, with no admission fee but donations are greatly appreciated. Guidebooks are available for self-guided tours.

Kansas City Community Gardens is located on the west side of Swope Park off Gregory Blvd at 6917 Kensington, Kansas City, MO, 64132 . Call Earlene at 816-931-3877 or email at earlene@kccg.org for more details.

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