Help Establish an Urban Food Forest with Clement Waters

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Every week on Saturday until August 3, 2019

Clement Forest Trailhead

7150 Jackson Avenue · Kansas City, mo

How to find us

Park at Holliday Montessori Elementary (7227 Jackson Ave, KCMO 64132) and walk across the street to the trailhead (where the sign is hanging on the bridge.)

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In one of Kansas City’s food deserts, where nearly half of the residents live under federal poverty levels, there is a forested property with potential to change the future. This summer, the team at Clement Waters is restoring a forested vacant lot to be a place where people learn “green” lifestyle choices that improve health and relieve hardship. Their focus this summer is getting the forest completely safe for public visitors, and easily maintainable by way of appropriate storage facilities. The perfect volunteer partners will enjoy technical projects, the great outdoors, and/or gardening.

WEAR/BRING/GET – Wear shoes with significant tread and practical clothing you don’t mind getting a little dirty. Bring yourself and a smile! We provide work gloves, bug spray, appropriate tools and filtered water.

PERKS – Come away with a feeling of inner calm brought on by the serene Blue River Greenway. Your sense of accomplishment will help relieve tension. Think of all this as our gift to you for helping define a calming space in service of others.

BOTTOM LINE – We’re excited to have you join us as we help nature take back her rightful place in KC's hearts and minds! Let’s make nature accessible to all.