urban farms http://kcur.org en One Grant To Fund Two-City Blight Battle In Metro KC http://kcur.org/post/one-grant-fund-two-city-blight-battle-metro-kc <p></p><p>The two Kansas Cities have won a $600,000 federal grant from the Environmental&nbsp; Protection Agency to restore a score or more environmentally blighted areas.&nbsp;</p><p>The project to be called One-KC Brownfields Coalition will include hazard cleanup, urban farms, orchards and gardens.</p><p>The properties are in a swath across state line.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">They lie in the central city of Kansas City Kansas and roughly bordered by&nbsp; the Missouri River and 31</span><sup>st</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in Kansas City, Mo.&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 22:34:24 +0000 Dan Verbeck 40453 at http://kcur.org From Flush To Fertilizer: City Farms Recycle Waste http://kcur.org/post/flush-fertilizer-city-farms-recycle-waste <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 12px; line-height: normal; font-family: 'PT Sans'; "><span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">While most Americans don’t farm, they do contribute to agriculture by buying food at stores and restaurants. And about half of us make an additional donation in the form of fertilizer. With spring at hand, farmers are getting ready for planting. That means enriching the soil and that may just involve you.</span></p> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 22:15:26 +0000 Frank Morris 34880 at http://kcur.org From Flush To Fertilizer: City Farms Recycle Waste