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7.7.2015

On June 27th, a group of city leaders gathered at the Sunfresh grocery store on E 50th St. in KCMO for the beginning of the Policy Makers Tour, hosted by the Greater Kansas City Food Policy Coalition.

7.6.2015

With a thriving local food culture, museums that rank among the best in the US, and top-notch sports teams (finally!), Kansas City has found itself in the midst of a sort of renaissance. Our metro area has also become more and more diverse over the past decade, as refugees, many from Bhutan and Nepal, join our communities.

7.1.2015

Take time to catch up on what these local and national news platforms are saying about the Kansas food tax. 

6.25.2015

KC Healthy Kids helps children discover what is healthy and unhealthy in their neighborhood

6.23.2015

Intern Alex Stone's grandmother shares her personal experinces in the Ivanhoe neighborhood and the positive changes she's seen over the years. 

6.17.2015

As the Farm to Institution Manager, Matt has a passion for building community through advocacy, engagement and collaboration. 

6.8.2015

KC Healthy Kids applauds the Kansas Senate for passing legislation lowering the Kansas sales tax rate on food to 4.95%.

6.1.2015

A report released today by KC Healthy Kids shows that Kansas’ current grocery tax of 6.15% puts an unfair burden on low-income families.

5.21.2015

Our interns get real-world experience, portfolio work and an expanded network to help them get a great start on their careers.

5.14.2015

In 2008, KC Healthy Kids locked arms with the Rosedale neighborhood to make some pretty incredible changes in the community, where 51% of youth were overweight or obese.

4.29.2015

KC Healthy Kids is hiring! We're looking for an administrative professional to provide support and assistance to our staff as we reshape our region for a brighter future. 

4.27.2015

In less than a minute, you can help make a difference for generations to come.

4.20.2015

Mark your calendar for Step Up!, a pilot workshop about Walk Friendly Communities for the Kansas City region.

4.3.2015

Anyone who says "Don't let them eat steak!" is tone deaf to the austerity of food budgets among SNAP recipients.

4.1.2015

Students at Burke Elementary planted 12 trees that will feed their community for years to come.

3.30.2015

School parties can be fun AND healthy!

3.28.2015

This report from Publichealth.org underscores the importance of reshaping our region for a brighter future, where everyone has access to affordable fresh, healthy food and safe places to be active outdoors.

3.23.2015

Primary responsibilities include planning and implementing outreach tactics through social networking, email marketing, and website content.

3.23.2015

 The Kansas City Food Circle kicks off the growing season with the 17th annual Eat Local and Organic Expos. As always, these events are packed with fun ways to celebrate our regional food system.

3.16.2015

The 1.3 mile Island View Loop is Wyandotte county’s first ever recreational river trail.

3.12.2015

Food isn't a luxury item. Kansans should pay less for healthy fruits and veggies.

3.12.2015

Join KC Healthy Kids and their partners from the Kansas Rural Center, Kansas Action for Children and the American Heart Association for this free webinar! Creating Change: Advocating for Stronger City and County Food Systems

2.25.2015

Our intern, Rebecca Mount, culled these cookbooks from the web to help schools serve up local food kids will love.

2.24.2015

Legislation to make fresh food more affordable in Kansas has been filed by Senator Michael O'Donnell, R-Wichita, and Senator Oletha Faust-Goudeau, D-Wichita. The bill would eliminate the state tax on fruits and vegetables, encouraging Kansans to make healthier choices, supporting local farmers as well small business owners who lose business across state lines.

2.24.2015

We're thrilled to say Miss Kansas Teen USA, Melanie Shaner will be at the I AM HERE awards ceremony to show her support for our award winners and encourage them to keep speaking out.

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