Take the County Food Plan Survey! Your voice matters. We want to hear it. Your input will be incorporated into Douglas County's stand-alone Food Plan. Click the link and then click the "Go to the topic" blue button to get started.

And join us for a Public Forum to give your input on the Food Plan! Saturday, November 12th, 10-11am at the Lawrence Visitor Center (train depot): 402 N. 2nd St in North Lawrence. Let your voice be heard!


Sunrise Project is a nonprofit organization that connects people to good food, community and the environment. We are developing a neighborhood center at the former Sunrise Garden Center:1501 Learnard Ave. in Lawrence, which will include workshop space, a community kitchen and gardens. Currently, we implement a variety of programs throughout the community. Learn more on our program pages!


Sign up for a Life Walk along Burrough's Creek with Ken Lassman!

Come join us as we walk the trail along Burroughs Creek, starting at the Lawrence Community Orchard at 830 Garfield St. The walk will be followed by a potluck at the Delaware Street Commons meeting room around 6:30pm. Come walk with naturalist Ken Lassman to identify plants and any other forms of life we see as well as talk about the creek's watershed and natural history, supplemented with a discussion after the potluck. Co-hosted by the Lawrence Fruit Tree Project and the Kansas Area Watershed Council. Free and open to the public; the walk is limited to the first 30 registrants.  For more information and to register for the workshop, click HERE.


Curious about botany? How about native plants? Join us Oct. 8, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for a workshop taught by Courtney Masterson, Prairie Ecologist, where she'll provide botany instruction using plants growing along Burrough's Creek Trail. All participants will leave with their own mini greenhouse seed-starting kit! For more information and to register for the workshop, click HERE

Youth ages 12-18!  Check out Sunrise Youth events!

Calling all children ages 1-6, their older siblings and caregivers! Check out our Halloween-themed cooking workshop!