ABOUT OUR ORGANIC GARDEN
Global One Urban Farming is a 501(c) (3) non-profit that produces and distributes free organic vegetables to seniors, veterans, and low-income families with the goal of raising health levels throughout Kansas City. Our team converts unused land into sustainable organic community vegetable gardens. We also have partnered with the Kansas City School District where we teach Urban Farming Clubs in schools here in Kansas City, Missouri. We provide access to healthy organic vegetables made available in the food desert areas in our community to help raise health levels of our
We desire to change the way our city looks at healthy food for better health for all.
We want to promote the community to eat fresh, healthy, affordable, and easy to access
vegetables. At one time Global One Urban Farming had four different organic garden locations in Kansas City, Missouri. Our program is also connected with the Kansas City Missouri School District where we have Urban Farming Clubs teaching the scholars the greenhouse process of growing vegetable plants.
We have come to know our neighbors and our neighborhoods, which has helped us identify those who need fresh food. We reach out to church groups and
neighborhood organizations. We supply bags of fresh organic vegetables to elderly citizens’
homes free of charge. Started with tomato plants in their own backyard, and now are, tilling, planting and harvesting 66,000 square feet (1.5 acres) of inner-city reclaimed and repurposed land.
First greenhouse constructed with the help of volunteers.
Get involved with the planning of upcoming health event fundraisers which includes lots of fun garden games, live entertainment, food and drinks, onsite therapeutic chair massages, other games like tetherball, horseshoes and baseball competition games. Our events and fundraisers will be updated and posted on our FB page.
This is the second much larger greenhouse at 4409 Cypress to accommodate donations of food to our seniors, veterans, youth and families in the community.