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Share in the Harvest

📅Mark your calendars, New Roots for Refugees' transplant sale is coming down the pike. April 27th, 9:00-12:00 at Juniper Gardens Training Farm, 100 Richmond Ave, Kansas City, KS.⁠
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Come shop some plants, meet your CSA farmer, and treat yourself to some goodies from local vendors. ⁠
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#newrootsforrefugees #urbanagriculture #kansascity #eatlocal
Did you hear? We have a new Farm Share pick-up site!⁠
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In addition to the same four convenient pick-up locations from last year, New Roots will now be distributing the Farm Share out of City Market in KCMO. ⁠
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As a refresher, the full list of places to pick up your weekly subscription of local, chemical-free produce is below:⁠
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-Black & Veatch Headquarters, Overland Park, KS⁠
-Ten Thousand Villages, Overland Park, KS⁠
-Westport Plexpod, Midtown KCMO⁠
-Merc Co-Op, Downtown KCK⁠
-City Market, KCMO⁠
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And don't forget, if you refer a friend to the Farm Share in the month of February, you will receive 5% off your subscription cost. ⁠
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Farm Share 2024 will feature all of the crowd-pleasing favorites customers have come to enjoy: root vegetables, mixed greens, tomatoes, onions, and a whole bunch of culturally specific varieties, like Chin Baung, mchicha, and water spinach. ⁠
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Farm Share 2024 will also feature the same three subscription options as last year:⁠
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-Early Summer Share from May 8- July 18⁠
-Late Summer Share from July 31-October 10⁠
-Full Summer Share from May 8- October 10⁠
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For details on cost and ordering, follow the link in our bio.⁠
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#newroots #urbanagriculture #kansascity #buylocal #CSA2024
New Roots volunteer information sessions later this month! If you've thought about spending some time with New Roots but haven't been sure where to plug in, this is your sign.⁠
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-February 22, from 10:00am-11:30am⁠ ⁠
-February 29, from 4:30pm-6:00pm⁠
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Come learn about the awesome opportunities to help out this spring.⁠
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Sign up at the link in our bio, or email Ben Carpenter at bcarpenter@catholiccharitiesks.org. ⁠
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#newroots #kansascity #volunteer #urbanagriculture #farm #2024
Thanks again @sullivansgreenhouse for the awesome tour! Juniper Garden’s own greenhouse opens next week. Lots of work to do. #newroots #kansascity #greenhouse #farm #2024