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Johnson County

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

Office Hours:

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

(913) 715-7000
(913) 715-7005 fax

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.

WIC Community Garden

Established in May 2013 the Johnson County WIC Community Garden and Orchard aims to educate, empower and feed the community through its 1/4 acre fruit and vegetable farm space situated between the Health Department and Extension Office in Olathe (11875 S Sunset Dr, Olathe, KS 66061).

The garden is managed by K-State Extension in partnership with Johnson County Dept. of Health and Environment with volunteer support from county employees, community members and WIC families who donate their time weekly to seed, hoe, prune, stake, mulch, harvest and more depending on the season. 

Volunteers are welcome every Tuesday morning 8am-11am April thru October. Drop-ins are welcome but registeration for workdays is encouraged and can be done by clicking this link.

Volunteering at the garden is a great way to learn about growing food, socialize with others, get physical activity and contribute to a good cause. No special equipment required, tools are supplied but it's recommended that participants bring closed-toe shoes, a bottle of water, sunscreen, and their favorite pair of gardening gloves.

Please complete our participation waivers annually online by clicking here.

WIC Garden News


WIC Farmers Market

Watermelon Harvest

Strawberry Harvest

Garlic Harvest