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Farm Kitchen Ground Breaking Ceremony

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We hosted our official ground breaking for the Farm Kitchen.  It was great casual event with Donors, Board Members, Press & BG Supporters. Thank to our donors who were able to attend, SmithField Foods, Cargill, Health Care Foundation and our supporters who were not able to make it Kemper, Mabee, & Sunderland Foundations.  To date we have raised $815,000, so …

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BoysGrow Farm Fest 2018 Photo’s

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Some Days are Just Good Days…Farm Fest was one of those days. Here are a few pics courtesy of Jeff Evrard We want to thank everybody who came out and spent a causal Sunday afternoon with our BG “FARMily” We had around 400 people in attendance and raised a little shy of 100k Anybody that made it out can back us …

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Fun with Fellow Farmer Friends

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I was one of these shy kids but when I got to a farm with 20+ kids I quickly made friends. So let’s go down the timeline. I was recruited by BoysGrow two years ago during the school year then later that year during the summer I started the actual work. The work itself in the beginning was hard but …

BG Culinary Youth creates a blog

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That’s me, D’ari, in the middle with Chef John on the left and Dom on the right, whipping up something real good. Going into BoysGrow, I really wanted to cook. I would always ask my Aunt or Grandma if I could cook but they would say the word a teenager hates the most: the word NO. When my Aunty introduced …

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BoysGrow Culinary Center

In On the Farm! by John Gordon Jr.

The Capital Campaign is underway and the water is warm…..
We are raising money to build a Culinary Center on our permanent farm in South KC. BoysGrow has teamed up with HOK Architecture to create an amazing opportunity for the youth of our program and the people of Kansas City.

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BG Fall Farm Festival. Sept. 17th-Re-Cap

In On the Farm! by John Gordon Jr.

Local Food, Family, and Fall Festivities on the Farm. The 1st annual Fall Farm Festival Featuring Chef Lidia Bastianich was a success! Thank you to the vendors, sponsors, volunteers, and community support that made this event so successful in it’s 1st year form. Much gratitude and big thanks to- Vendors: Lidia’s K.C., Martin City Brewery Co., Pot Pie, Shatto Milk, …

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BG Fall Farm Festival on Sept. 17th

In On the Farm! by John Gordon Jr.

Martin CityBrewery, PhotostreamKC & Lidia Bastianich herself.  Music by Ayllu & The Flatbeds   3 & under Free $15 to attend which includes food, drinks, entertainment, & parking. $50 to attend which includes food, drinks, entertainment, & parking. $100 to attend which private food, private tent, and happy hour with Chef Lidia Bastianich! The farm is a quick 25 minutes …

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Local Food, Brews & Family Fun on the BG Farm!

In On the Farm! by John Gordon Jr.

What could be better than a fall afternoon on the farm with some awesome local food,beer & festivities? For our first time, we are honored to be hosting this amazing event on the BoysGrow farm ft. Chef Lidia Bastianich and an opportunity to meet the outstanding young men that form the backbone of our program. Free to attend! $15 to …