Get Fresh, Organic Salad Ingredients at the Waldo Farmer's Market!

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Pick up extremely fresh, local & organically grown ingredients at the Waldo Farmer's Market this Wednesday, 3-7 pm!


The Good Youorganic mobile eatery will be with us this week. Check their Facebook page to see what will be on the menu. It's worth coming to the market just to take in the wonderful smell of their food! One More Cup, the greenest coffee shop in Waldo, is also back this week. YEAH!

  Blue Door Farm
POTATOES GALORE! Including Desiree, Caribe, Sangre and the spectacular Purple Majesty, with dark purple skin and rich purple flesh (awesome roasted or fried!)   Also: Zucchini and yellow squash, onions, hard neck garlic, carrots, beets and kale.

 Stony Crest Urban Farm
Grape & Cherry Tomato "Snack Baskets", full-size tomatoes, green/yellow & purple beans, zucchini, green onions, yellow squash, cucumbers, radishes, cut flowers & carrots. Hungry for sweet corn? Check out pots of Blue Jade Organic Corn to grow on your patio. Only two left!

Bear Creek Farms
Kale, Chard, Cabbage, Potatoes, Onions, Tomatoes, Zucchini, Yellow Squash, and much, much more!

Farm To Market Bread
Plenty of hot dog & hamburger buns for your BBQ! Plus, specialty breads ... Rustic Roasted Garlic, Rustic Tomato, Trail Mix, Raisin/Walnut, Sourdough, Six Grain Hearth, Four Seed Baguette, Semolina, Grain Rolls, Egg Buns, Brioche Buns, Sub Roll, and Pretzel Rolls... most of which you can not purchase in stores.

Schenker Family Farms  
Raw Clover Honey, Jams & Preserves, Animal Welfare Approved & Grass-Fed Beef, Pork & Lamb, Beef Jerky
  Stop by to pick up dinner.
Credit cards & checks accepted.

Lots of wonderful organic products - toothpaste, deodorant, soap, shampoo, lotions and more.  We have just cured Lavender Bar Soap and a new batch of Green Tea Face Cream.  STOP washing chemicals down the drain.

Fresher Than Fresh Snow Cones 
It's not too late to make eating a Fresher Than Fresh Snow Cone with 100% natural ingredients a Wednesday night Habit! Can't decide what flavor to get? Ask "Snow Cone Fairy" Lindsay for a recommendation or simply try The Sampler.

 Fresh Connect
Sharing organic jam, honey, noodles, goat cheese, cow cheese, salsa & occasionally fresh produce from local farms.

Waldo Homes Association
Friendly WHA volunteers greet shoppers every week. They have ice cold water for sale along with those trendy black and white European-style oval Waldo stickers to raise funds for their handsome neighborhood banners.


Lisa Markley has
 a class coming up on the 25th at Whole Foods on Metcalf (91st & Metcalf, O.P., KS) that you may be interested is the info: 

Tomato Fest! Cooking Class
 - Monday, July 25th from 6pm-8pm

Come taste and compare several varieties of local, organic and heirloom tomatoes grown by expert tomato farmers, Jim and Robbins Hail, who grow >500 different varieties of tomatoes. Then let our Healthy Eating Specialist, Lisa, inspire you to eat more luscious tomatoes by demonstrating a variety of recipes featuring summertime’s favorite fruit. Featured Recipes: Mediterranean Quinoa Salad, Raw Pesto Stuffed Tomatoes, Grilled Caprese Salad, and more…

Register at Customer Service or online at​ing.cfm?bevaid=221021

See also:

GREEN YOUR EARS OUT... KKFI 90.1 FM - KC's Community Radio


       KKFI is certainly a green station.  Check out Eco-Radio KC, for example Monday evening at six.  John Kurmann will be looking at local efforts to clean up our creeks, steams, rivers, and lakes, as well as the efforts to thwart the construction of the new coal-fired power plant in western Kansas.  (By the way, there is an orange ozone alert today, so please don't gas up, mow your lawn, or drive unnecessarily today, as that pollution will be trapped in our atmosphere today, and we'll all end up inhaling it.)  (PODCAST AVAILABLE AT 

      I'll be filling in for Diana Linn on Your Tuesday Morning Buzz from six to eight, and I'll I've got some great Mikana music picked out for you, including Truckstop Honeymoon, Kasey Rausch, New Riders of the Purple Sage, The Band, David Gans, Chet Atkins and Mark Knopfler, The Jerry Garcia Acoustic Band, and others.  Dr Arjun Makhinjani is in Takoma Park, Maryland.   

Tuesday at 9am, on If You Love This PlanetDr. HelenCaldicott's guest is Arjun Makhjani, the President of the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research  , A recognized authority on energy issues, Dr. Makhijani is the author and co-author of numerous reports and books on energy and environment related issues.  He was the principal author of the first study of the energy efficiency potential of the US economy published in 1971. Recently, he co- authored Carbon-Free and Nuclear-Free: A Roadmap for U.S. Energy Policy
  This was a classic example of the American Dream: An immigrant group working hard, raising families and making an effort  to assimilate and make contributions to their new home country.  That all changed following the Imperial Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Soon after that event President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 on February 19, 1942 authorizing the internment of all the 110,000 Japanese living on the west coast.  This extraordinary act of wartime hysteria and racism would only be officially acknowledged when President Ronald Reagan signed the Civil Liberties Act of 1988 which essentially provided $20,000 to surviving detainees or their heirs totaling 1.6 billion dollars.

On the Pacifica Radio Archives' From the Vault, Wednesday morning at five, hear history once again as this phenomenal recording documents Japanese Americans and their families from 1959 talking about family life before the war and how the internment process changed their lives forever.  I've been so busy preparing for Tuesday's Morning Buzz, I'm not sure what I'm doing Wednesday.  Any suggestions?  Perhaps, some eco-friendly music is in order.  What do you think?   Hear the legend of the Missouri Monster (MoMo) on From Ark to Microchip, Wednesday at 12:30pm
The Church of Earthalujah Revival series is comprised of 22 weekly "Church services" held at Theater 80 in New York City and featured on Sprouts, Thursday morning at nine.  In this service Reverend Billy and the Choir saints soon-to-be-jailed environmental activist Tim Dechristopher, also known asBidder 70 for bidding on and winning numerous leases on federal lands in order to save them from oil and natural gas drilling. I'm looking forward to this, becaseu Tim is a personal hero of mine.  

Global warming is no longer a fear for the future. It's threatening human civilization, now. But a good portion of humanity doesn't seem that concerned. On Making Contact, at 9:30am, , part 2 of a special 2 part series produced by Brian Edwards-Tiekert on climate change that is happening, the political response that isn't, and the people trying to break the gridlock.  

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is pushing to lift the moratorium on natural gas drilling, known as hydraulic fracturing in New York State. Hydro-fracking as its called is in many opinions an environmentally reckless technique to extract natural gas from shale. While the lifting of the moratorium is still months away, it comes despite the massive efforts from environmental and community groups in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania who have protected the Marcellus Shale watershed.  Hear about the legal struggle on Law and Disorder, Thursday at noon.  

Shots in the Night Productions hit the Thursday Night Special at seven,  This should be a great evening of fun.  Where community theatre meets community radio 
On Bioneers, Friday morning at 9:30am, the 2011 series continues with Upscaling Goodness:  Treehuggers, Earth Accupuncture and Community Forests.  The Grateful Dead Hour, heard on 90.1FM every Friday at 11pm, kicks off a several week run of a 1989 Pittsburg show 
Ruthie Foster will be featured on Beale Street Caravan at 7am on Saturday.  

Susan Tower is one person who is in touch with the planet in a very profound way.  Susan is a local artist who travels to sacred sites to paint them and then runs away before she is arrested for defacing sacred sites.  No, I'm just kidding.  When I refer to painting sacred sites, I of course mean capturing them on canvas.  Her work from her trip to Stonehenge is currently on display at Stone Spirit Lodge on Westport Road.  Hear her fascinating story on Every Woman, Saturday at 3pm.
Stay tuned,
Mike Murphy
Wednesday Morning Buzz
Kansas City Community Radio