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




More farmers posted daily.

Beneficiaries:
Greater Kansas City Food Policy Coalition Kansas City Community GardensKansas City Center for Urban Agriculture
Email: contact@foodnow.org
Phone: 816-221-7901
foodNow
PO Box 410116
Kansas City, MO 64141-0116

Date:
Saturday, August 28, 2010
Time:
6:30 pm Rooftop Reception and Silent Auction
8:00 pm Dinner in the street
Place:
Historical Stowe Hardware Building
1300 W. 13th ST. KC, MO 64102
Price:
$125 Single | $1000 Table
The amount of the $125 contribution for the event that is deductible for federal tax purposes is $85.00. Our good faith estimate of the value of your dinner and drinks for the evening is $40.
Details:
Garden Party Attire
Rain Option-Indoors
http://foodnow.org/


Weekly Featured Farmers' Markets - WEDNESDAYS in Kansas City


WESTPORT PLAZA FARMERS' MARKET

at Westport & Wyoming

WEDNESDAY Evening
Local Food in Kansas City

The expert growers are bringing in the stars of summer. This stuff won't be available locally for long.

Make up some pesto with fresh basil.

Can up those tomatoes with some heirloom beauties.

Whip up some lively salsa.

Stock up on eggs, meat and preserves.

You can get it all on Wednesday as you listen to great local music and meet the finest neighbors around.

Green goods...
(some 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
4:30-7:30pm
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.


THIS WEEK: TBA

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

ORGANIC FARMERS MARKET
in KCMO
Niles Garden Market
Tuesdays
4pm To 7pm at
(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 http://www.youtube.com/organotill
see also http://KCNoTill.org/