foodNow - a GALA fundraiser for local non-profits, promoting local food initiatives in Greater Kansas City - SATURDAY, August 28th, 2010

17 chefs come together with local farmers to prepare appetizers and a 3 course plated dinner
announcing the chefs for the evening at
local farmers and local chefs come together
to raise awareness for local healthier eating
Drinks on the Roof and Dining in the Street
blue bird bistro
Some of the finest chefs and restaurants who purchase from local growers are coming together for this unique food event, including:

You're invited to reserve your place at the table at the inaugural foodNow

Saturday, August 28, 2010
historical Stowe Hardware Building
1300 West 13th Street in the West Bottoms
Rooftop Reception
and Silent Auction at 6:30 pm
Dinner at 8 pm in the Street
Garden Party Attire - Rain Option Indoors
$125 per person / $1000 for a table
more information at

WESTPORT PLAZA FARMERS' MARKET - at Westport & Wyoming - WEDNESDAY Evening Local Food in Kansas City

H I A L L !
Canning and planning has us late on our weekly e-reminder for the market, but we hope that you receive this before Wednesday evening from 4:30-7:30 when the Westport Plaza Farmers' Market will have all the local color available...

Oyster Mushrooms in yellow or classic brown
Tomatoes- Heirloom and hybrid beauties in red, peach, pink, orange, yellow, green stripes, or "black"
Peppers- sweet, purple and hot
Eggplant-black or white
Yellow or white squash
Golden Honey
Red Meats (lamb or beef)
Red Beets
Brown Eggs
and your choice of Green goods...
Watermelon (with mystery colors inside!)

Have you tried HONEY as a secret ingredient to make any good dish taste delicious? When you're not sure what to add to spruce up your meal, make it some of Miller's Raw Tree Honey.

Les Miller
will be here at the market to tell you all about his bees.
You can also get cut flowers, safe bug repellent, wood bowls or vases, natural fertilizer and information about how to care for your own plants from the experts.

So, make the trip to
Westport Road and Wyoming Street, just 3 blocks east of State Line. Get the freshest of local, sustainably grown produce!

See you this Wednesday for the best in local, sustainably grown food!

Take a walk, stroll, ride, or drive to the
Westport Plaza Farmers Market
at Westport and Wyoming
this Wednesday from
for the freshest of local,
sustainably grown offerings.

If it's from our growers, you know it's not tainted with pesticides & you can talk with our vendors about how to cook it, it it or grow some of it yourself! Goodness!

KC Organics Farmers' Market at Park Place - Leawood, KS - Wednesdays

KC Organics at Park Place

“The Farmer’s Market in downtown Leawood”

Open Wednesdays May 12th
through October 13th

10:00 am to 2:00 pm at Barkley Square

Go 1 mile South of I-435 on Nall
enter on 117th from Nall ( just north of AMC 20 theatre)

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

A Unique Market Experience in all the Best Ways
Nestled in the Grassy area amidst a Distinctive collection of
Local Shops, Restaurants and Boutiques

NILES GARDEN MARKET - Tuesdays in KCMO - 4:00-7:00pm

ALERT! 23rd is now back to being a two-way street.

Okra, bell peppers, Anaheim peppers, zucchini, red noodle beans, cucumbers, tomatoes, kale, oregano, lemon basil

Know anyone who works near downtown? Please let them know.

Niles Garden Market
4pm To 7pm
(close to Garfield Ave)
Kansas City, Missouri

  • Niles Garden is an educational and peaceful garden next to Niles Home for Children. We use organic no-till practices on our beds but don't claim certification.

  • We hope to be a model for beginning gardeners to learn sustainable urban agricultural techniques. Our market benefits Niles and the kids who work the garden.

  • Some of our garden practices can be seen at
see also