Invitation: WORKSHOP - Construction of Energy & Resource Efficient St... @ Wednesday - 2009-09-09 7pm – 9pm

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WORKSHOP - Construction of
Energy & Resource Efficient Structures

2009-09-09 7pm – 9pm
(Timezone: Central Time)
2110 Harper St., Lawrence, KS (map)

*PERMACULTURE LECTURE, 7th in the Series:
"Construction of Energy & Resource Efficient Structures" Presented by Steve Moring of the
Kaw Permaculture Collaborative

Wednesday, September 9 from 7:00 - 9:00 pm at Douglas County Extension, Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper St., Lawrence, KS

This lecture will survey the different approaches to the construction of energy efficient structures and the construction of buildings using sustainably produced materials. We will explore the construction of passive solar, burm, cob, chord and Sips structures. An admission fee of $15.00 is requested.

For more information contact Steve Moring at
smoring (@) grasshoppernet . com (785-863-4102),
or Bill Wood, bdwood (@) ksu . edu (785-843-7058)

To register, please send a check to
KPC PO Box 55, Oskaloosa, KS 66066.
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Troostwood Youth Garden Market - FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS - 52nd & Paseo

Troostwood You

Basic Info:

5142 Paseo, Kansas City, Missouri 64110

Friday nights, 5 pm to 8pm
Saturdays, 8 am to 2 pm

May 15 thru late October

Organically grown vegetables and produce grown sustainably by neighborhood youth - a member of JJ Farms - one of a number of farmers' markets featured by the Kansas City Food Circle.

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Kansas City, MO

SEE ALSO:owing a healthy neighborhood

Troostwood Garden started as an activity for kids...

Troost Community Market - Linwood & Troost - KCMO - Saturdays 8:30am-NOON

Troost Community Market - Linwood & Troost - KCMO - Saturdays 8:30am-NOON

The Troost
Community Market
(the little market that could)

8:30 a.m. - noon
at the corner of
Linwood and Troost
Kansas City, MO

The Troost Community Market will have KC Buffalo Co. meat, So come to Linwood and Troost for your steaks.

There will also be lots of herbs to spice up the meats for the grill or the salad dressing and apple mint for making the best strawberry-banana smoothies for a healthy dessert. Robert will smoke up some buffalo brats and Claudia may serve her peppermint lemonade.

We also have a few other growers and vendors who join us from time to time.

Hope to see you there,
Claudia Sue Toomim

We have also invited other KC Food Circle vendors to join us. We hope you will, too.

Join us to support the
Troost Community Market

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BROOKSIDE - The Community Farmers Market at Brookside (KCMO) - for Market Day (SATURDAYS)

Greetings Market Friends!

We're glad to welcome Bear Creek back this week, and hope you can join us during this incredible weather.

From our vendors:

From Bear Creek Farms

We are back - hope last Saturday was lovely for you all!

What a week this has been - fall is definately here, though 42 degrees August 30th night was somewhat of a surprise! And here it is Wednesday mornig - it's pouring rain and I am freezing to death. I checked the Farmers' Almanac for this winter and it said - "Numbingly cold and lots of snow". Now with the disasters of this summer I have been longing for fall (maybe even frost!), but the words "numbingly cold" just don't sound all that good! On the upside - the national weather folks are calling for a warm, dry winter. Hmmm....

So - at market we'll have lots of lovely veggies - just right for grilling - or, if it stays this cold - great for hot soups or stews. There will be squash - both winter and summer -eggplant, kale and chard, mustard greens - perfect for a spicy salad, okra, peppers of every color and size, potatoes and onions, cabbage, tons of tomatoes, and.... CORN - lovely and sweet, a real fall treat! (This is assuming that the coons don't get it first!)

Thanks to all that sent emails asking if we are all ok. What amazing people all of our customers and friends are! We were back in Indiana - my step-mom has appendix cancer. I thought that at least your appendix was safe, but oh no - there are actually five kinds of appendix cancer! Who knew!?

So, well dressed in our woolies, we'll see you all this Saturday!

Robbins and Jim

From the Kansas City Community Farm

So the end of summer is nearing, a beautiful labor day weekend ahead. Here at the farm the gears are shifting slowly, the rhythm is slowing down a bit and the sounds of activity, growth and emergence have turned into a quieter hum. By this time each season, everybody in the crew is well-trained and there's much less need for communication around how to seed, plant, harvest, wash, etc. With the slow-down, some kind of space opens up for us to see the whole a little better, the small farm system, the people and plants and animals that comprise it, the interconnectedness and the constant change. The next couple of months are a precious time of year for farmers, before the deep freeze, and our harvest embodies some of this end-of-summer richness. If you're like me, you can taste it. Savor it.

A lot of beautiful variety on our tables this week: More TOMATOES of all sizes, colors and shapes. The harvests are getting slimmer, though... A great round of FILET and TRI-COLOR BEANS as well as SUMMER SQUASH, CUCUMBERS, EGGPLANT and BELL PEPPERS (the peppers turn wonderful dark red, orange and yellow this time of year... some look like a sunset.. taste them by taking a big bite right out of one!). There'll be more OKRA and a new Asian cucurbit called "FUZZY GOURD" (mix between a cucumber, lemon and summer squash... it's part of a vegetable trial so quantities of this treat are limited!). Also several varieties of WINTER SQUASH and root veggies including BEETS, CARROTS, some RADISHES, plus several types of POTATOES. And from the alliums family, LEEKS, ONIONS, GARLIC and SCALLIONS; fresh-cut herbs to round it off, including great bunches of BASIL.

Fill your tummy with this wonderful fare and enjoy the big weekend.

Thanks for your support.


From Bread of Life Bakery

Hello Brookside friends,

We got done with Grandmas' big move and she is partially unpacked and settled. I think she has made friends with half the town already (all 400) and she will know the rest by the end of next week. I do stand corrected though,Grandma never lived in the country just the suburbs of Independence and her parents raised chicks, chickens, eggs and sold feed there. I hope she likes all the quiet. Josiah will see her everyday twice a day since he checks on his animals that often.
Our burritos this week will have Josiahs' farm fresh eggs,potatoes,squash,onions,swiss chard and farm fresh eggs. Our meat burritos will have Benedict Builders sausage added to them. Quiches,muffins,breads,cinnamon rolls,cookies and scones will also be available. Bethany will have the Pumpkin rolls and Cherry Chocolate chip bread made for Saturday. The pumpkin rolls go fast so I hope she makes enough.

Well, enjoy the day and come by and see us,

Luke,Chris and Kathy

Green Dirt Farm

Hello all,

Jacque will be attending the market for me this week while I take my daughter to college. For those of you who missed getting some of our new cheese, "Queen of the Prairie," last week, we will be coming with twice as much this week (but do try to come early, just in case!)
We will have plenty of lamb this week, too. Though, no sausage yet, sorry.

Have a wonderful weekend!



Saturdays, 8am to 1pm
under the white tents at theBorder Star Montessori School
63rd & Wornall, Kansas City, MO 64113

The Farmers' Community Market at Brookside is Dedicated toCreating a Unique Partnership between the Community andFarmers who provide High Quality, Local and Organic Productsin an atmosphere that is mutually beneficial, wholesome and fun.The Market also helps to support the Border Star PTA.

KC Organics and Natural Farmers Market - Saturdays in Minor Park

Reposted from the KC Food Circle calendar:

...this is an eMinder for

Farmers Market - KC Organics (Minor Park - KCMO)

Saturdays 8am – 12:30pm
(Timezone: Central Time)

E 110th St & Red Bridge Road, Kansas City, MO (map)

KC Organics and Natural Farmers Market
“The Farmer’s Market in a Park”
Open Saturdays May 2nd through October 17th
8:00 am to 12:30 pm, in Minor Park
Go 1 mile South of I-435 on Holmes,then east on Red Bridge Road (111th St.)

  • fresh-picked, locally grown organic produce
  • also honey, edible flowers, herbs, mushrooms
  • breads and baked goods, grains, sauces
  • Free-Trade coffee and Eco-products
  • free-range eggs and some meats
  • soaps, body care products
  • natural stoneware jewelry

A Unique Market Experience in all the Best Ways

On the Grass, Under the Trees, in Beautiful Minor Park―with hikeable trails, lots of acreage, and the Little Blue River

In partnership with Kansas City Missouri Parks and Recreation
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