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Johnson County

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Johnson County
11811 S. Sunset Drive
Suite 1500
Olathe, KS 66061

Office Hours:

Make an appointment, before coming into the office.

Monday - Friday,
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

(913) 715-7000
(913) 715-7005 fax
jo@listserv.ksu.edu

Map to our office

K-State Research and Extension is committed to making its services, activities and programs accessible to all participants. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting Johnson County Extension at (913)715-7000. Notify staff of accommodation needs as early as possible.

Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service

K-State Research and Extension is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Thankful for WIC Garden Volunteers

Johnson County’s Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides nutrition and health education, healthy food and other services to more than 4,000 area families who qualify. The program, which is funded by USDA and administered locally by Johnson County Dept. of Health and Environment, serves pregnant women, new moms, and kids under age 5.

 

The WIC garden ”in bloom” providing much needed green space on the Johnson County Government - Olathe Sunset Campus

Through its partnership with K-State Research and Extension and support from regular community volunteers, Johnson County is one of the few WIC programs nationally with its own diversified production garden. Established in May 2013 the Johnson County WIC Community Garden and Orchard is located on a ¼ acre green space conveniently situated between the Health Department and Extension Offices in Olathe. With technical assistant from K-State, county employees, community members and WIC recipients volunteer their time weekly (every Tuesday morning) to seed, hoe, prune, stake, mulch, harvest and more depending on the season.