A multidisciplinary (501c3) nonprofit organization.

Boon Area 1: (Located at 3400 E 72nd & Indiana)
Turning a vacant lot in a business-zoned area into a contemporary community gardens. 


Think:

Oriental gardens meets pocket-park meets picnic shelter meets outdoor work space with recycle bids, Wi-Fi etc.  

Objective:
To beautify a business-zoned area in Kansas City, Missouri.


Results:

  • A clean & revived business-zoned area, that will attract other businesses.
  • Consumers coming to the area.
  • A beautified environment.
  • Boon Area 1 will also provide volunteering opportunities, hold demos, events, functions, & seminars.
  • Community based events will be incorporated once a strong core is built.

Users:
Will be able to come reserve an enjoyable environment & utilize the resources provided.    

Impact:
Once Boon Area 1 is complete & understood, the goal is to have Boon Areas throughout the Kansas City region.  Obtaining & beautifying blighted/vacant land.  Each Boon Area will be different and have a uniqueness to them.

Boon Area 1 needs:  (If you are interested in getting involved please CONTACT MRW!)

  • 2/16’ high walls built on the west & south sides & 2/20’ high walls built on the east & north sides.
  • An entrance door & rolling driveway gate on the south side.
  • A handicap accessible 30" dry deck in the northeast corner.
  • 6 raised garden bins (bleacher style), 3 facing east & 3 facing north.
  • Walking path created throughout Boon Area 1.
  • A single vehicle driveway on the southeast corner
  • A wet area with drains & faucet outlets.
  • A covered work area along the north side.
  • A vertical bicycle rack along the back of the last raised bin facing east.
  • A fire pit/wishing well & a grill in the southwest area of Boon Area 1.
  • LIGHTS, LIGHTS, LIGHTS!

Boon Area 1 hours will be from 5am-6pm:

  • By Appointment Only.
  • Walk-ins when not reserved.
  • Shared and/or Private Reservation Only.
  • Overnight stays available upon request.