Dearest Eaters & Seekers of Local Flavor,
Endless rains and cool temperatures may confuse your senses, but make no mistake - Summer is still upon us, and so are those devastatingly delicious homegrown vegetables you have come to know and love at your favorite funky Friday Night Farmers Market from 4:30-9 PM at the BADSEED – complete with local organic delights grown by the baddest gang of urban farmers and dirt lovin’ fools…….
Eat This KC –
From BADSEED Farm - Southside, KCMO
*Heirloom Tomatoes (the season for these babies is dwindling, so get em’ while you can!)
*Orgasmic Eggplant (yes, it truly is orgasmic – cooked to perfection it melts in your mouth like a slice of heaven)
*Sweet and Hotter (than hell) Peppers
*Fresh Dug Gourmet POTATOES (check out the picture attached)
*RED VELVET OKRA (this is some classy okra, and it tastes as good as it looks)
*Heirloom Scallop Squash, Zucchini, and more (grill them, sauté them, sleep with them under your pillow – they are fabulous)
*Russian Kale & Rainbow Chard (Momma says “gotta eat your greens”)
*Foot Long Chinese Red NOODLE Beans (need I say more)
*Aromatic Basil in Genovese, Purple Ruffles, and Lime (make some PESTO and eat it with a spoon like ice cream…..I do)
*Onions, Garlic, Sweet Corn and more…..
From Herb “n” Gardner - Westside, KCMO
*Arugula (peppery and perfect)
*The best damn Cherry Tomatoes (and some big girls too)
*fresh cut flowers including marvelous ZINNIAS
From Root Deep Urban Farm - Eastside, KCMO
*Cabbage in Savoy and Red Rock
*Culinary Herbs and so much more…
From Platte Prairie Farms – Northside. KCMO
*Squash from the “Squash Father” himself…
*Potatoes and Onions
**Bulk Organic Nuts and Grains from local sources
Enough with the veggies, you say!!! What about cheese??
We’ve got that too: Aged and Fresh varieties from Goatsbeard Farm in Harrisburg, MO. Some tantalizing options include Greek Style Feta in a salty brine, herb crusted Chevre, Moniteau Blue, and a munster like Osage Orange. Yum.
Not to mention Free-Range EGGS and Baked Goods from Bread of Life Bakery, and fair-trade, organic Coffee Beans from our favorite local roasters, Puddin’ Head.
See you Friday.
Celebrating Local Food, Culture, and Community