THYME FOR KIDS ANNUAL PLANT SALE

  • When: Friday, April 24 from 9–6  •  Saturday, April 25 from 9–5
  • Where: Cornerstones of Care — Ozanam Campus  • 421 E 137th St  •  KCMO
  • Parking: Parking available on campus. Please follow the signs to the greenhouse.

Our annual Thyme For Kids Plant Sale features a variety of plants, flowers and herbs grown by youth in our care. Open to the public and free to attend, most items cost between $2-$8. Proceeds from the sale support our Build Trybe program, a mentorship community building health and independence while empowering youth with employable skills. It is a bridge connecting youth who lack a stable support system to opportunity through 3 skill-based career paths: culinary, construction and horticulture.  

Studies show that just being in nature — such as taking a walk through a garden or park — can improve one's state of mind while lowering blood pressure, heart rate and stress. Through this program, the youth get to experience the calming effects of nature firsthand while also gaining valuable work experience. They often feel a sense of pride and accomplishment as they watch their plants flourish. As their plants and skills grow, they advance to working on landscaping and horticulture projects with community partners, which connects them to additional training and job opportunities through a network of landscaping companies.

Contact Us

For more information on the Plant Sale, please contact Stefanie at stefanie.lindsay@cornerstonesofcare.org