blue bird bistro ~ FARMERS' TABLE ~ Local Growers ~ Saturday Night , June 23

Saturday, June 23, 2012

start with an aperitif and hors d'oeuvres as you mingle and visit withlocal farmers who provide beautiful bounty 

be seated for five courses of all local culinary delight  

special seating at 7:30pm to dine with the farmers

Green Hills Harvest Dairy milk and Campo Lindo Farm egg custard in a Wayne Stoll Farm tomato 

KC Buffalo Co bison rolled with Thane Palmberg Farm squash,The Little Muddy Farm zucchini and Wood Mood Garden raspberry over Thane Palmberg Farm creamy golden mashed potato

vegetarian option – Central Soyfood smoked tofu rolled with Thane Palmberg Farm squash, The Little Muddy Farm zucchini and Wood Mood Garden raspberry over Thane Palmberg Farm creamy golden mashed potato

a hot salad of Wood Mood Garden swiss chard, their cherry tomato and roasted Thane Palmberg Farm onion drizzled with Western Hills Farm herb crème fraiche 

seared and roasted pate stuffed Campo Lindo Farm chicken breast with Beau Solais Farm oyster mushroom pilaf 

vegetarian option –Wood Mood Garden patty pan squash stuffed with local garlic, onion and bread crumbs with Beau Solais Farm oyster mushroom pilaf 

finish with Bob’s Blueberry Farm blueberry pie

Waldo Farmers' Market Highlights ~ Market Ingredient Recipes ~ Specials

Quick notes about what you will find at the market. 
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June 20th
~ Waldo Wednesday ~
Market Highlights

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303 W 79th  KCMO

Don't Miss the Simple Recipes
Using Market Ingredients:
Swiss Chard Quesadillas
& "Kohl" Slaw

at the end of this e-mail


K. Kringle & Co
Kevin Edward

Specialty Loaf Breads: Black Forrest Cherry, Spinach Feta & Bacon Cheddar   Focaccias   Dinner Rolls  Swedish Cinnamon Rolls  Cookies  Gluten Free Baked Goods  Jellies & Jams 

John & Sandy Francis

Everything you need for clean, fresh looking skin.  And for a bonus, if you spend $30.00 on soap and skincare, we will give you a free Bamboo Washcloth ($8 Value).  These washcloths are antibacterial, anti-fungal & sooooooo silky soft - truly luxurious. Just say the word & it's yours.  

Bear Creek Farms
Jeanna & Makayla
Waldo Wednesday Special: Kohlrabi $3.25/lb.   Beets   Garlic   Onions   Kale   Chard   Potatoes  Cucumbers Okra (new this week) & lots more. Herb Transplants & How-To Herb Books

Benedict Builders Farm
Calvin & Laura Benedict & Daughters
Assorted Squash  Braided Garlic  Onions  Possibly Potatoes  Pastured Pork & Beef   Sprouts   Guernsey Cheese   Eggs  Sprouts
Cut Flowers

 Stony Crest Urban Farm  
Rodger Kube & Diane Hershberger

Green (& purple) Beans   Cauliflower   Broccoli   Swiss Chard   Arugula   Snow Peas (final week)   Kolhrabi   Kale   Raddichio Lettuce Greens   Leeks  Mustard Greens  Waldo Wednesday Specials: "Thumbelina"/Tonda Di Parigi  Carrots, Tumbling Tom Cherry Tomato Hanging Baskets & Heirloom Tomato Transplants Sold "Dirt Cheap" by the Flat

Farm To Market Bread
Anne Cave

Jalepeno Cheddar Pretzels especially made for Waldo Wednesday @ The Market!   Ciabatta Rolls    Sourdough Bowls  Brioche Buns   Egg Buns Multi-Grain Rolls  Market-Only Breads: Roasted Garlic   Sun Dried Tomato   Pumpernickel   Raisin Walnut   Semolina   Kalamata Olive  Plus, "heavenly" Croissants  .. selling out each week ...don't miss out!   

 Barham Cattle Company
& Family Farm

Kenny Barham

Farm Fresh Eggs
   Pastured, Antibiotic & Hormone-Free Beef, Chicken & Pork  Summer sausage, sweet bologna & beef sticks are great eating when it's too hot to cook!

New Roots for Refugees
Farmer San Win

San is busy planting & weeding. Stop by her booth to see what's ready for your dinner table! 

Good You Organic Eatery
Kelli Daniels & Greg
We hope Good You will be at the market this week! The Black Beauty needs some repairs after her road trips over the past few weeks & Kelli is not sure they will be complete by market time. Keep your fingers crossed. We are hungry!!!

Gillis Growth Grove
An Urban Farming Project by Gillis Center Students
Theo Bunch, Coordinator
The Gillis students have been busy in their garden the past 2 weeks. Stop by their booth to see what they've harvested & give them encouragement for their gardening & business ventures!

One More Cup
Stacy Neff

Stacy is working in her shop this week. Stop by on your way home from the market. 7408 Wornall.

* Thanks to ReStore Manager Mandy Caruso for great market photos!

Start dates for Green Dirt Farm & Fresher Than Fresh Snow Cones are still pending.  Stay tuned.

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Guadalajaran Swiss Chard Quesadillas
Serves 4   30 min Prep
From Vegetarian Times
  • 2 Tbs vegetable oil
  • 1 sm onion, chopped (¾ cup)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced ( 2 tsp)
  • jalapeño pepper, minced
  • ¼ tsp cumin seeds
  • ⅛ tsp oregano
  • ¼ cup tequila/other cooking fluid
  • 12 oz. Swiss chard leaves
  • 8 6-inch corn tortillas
  • 1 cup grated cheese
  • Add cooked meat as desired
1. Heat oil in pot over medium heat. Add onion. Sauté 5 minutes. or until golden. Stir in garlic, pepper, cumin & oregano. Sauté 2 minutes. Add tequila. Simmer 1 minute, or until liquid has evaporated. Stir in chard. Cover, reduce heat to medium low. Steam 5 minutes, or until chard wilts. Uncover. Cook 3 minutes, or until liquid has evaporated.
2. Place 1 tortilla in skillet over medium heat. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup cheese. Top with 1/4 chard mixture & second tortilla. Cook 2 minutes per side, or until browned. Repeat with remaining ingredients. Slice into wedges.
Easy "Kohl" Slaw
This is a delicious and easy way to enjoy kohlrabi. It's a perfect side to grilled meat or fish. Serves 4-6. From
  • 2 medium kohlrabi, peeled, shredded
  • 2 small carrots, shredded
  • 1 tbsp shredded onion
  • 1/3 cup white vinegar
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 tbsp olive or canola oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp celery seeds
  • 1/8 tsp pepper

Combine the kohlrabi, carrots & onion in a bowl. Combine the remaining ingredients & blend well. Pour over the shredded vegetables. Toss to coat well. Cover & refrigerate for at least 2 hours.

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Westport Farmers' Market - WEDNESDAYS - 4:30-7:30 at Westport & Wyoming (KCMO)

Nothing says "SUMMER!"  like the luscious taste of tomatoes and basil.   Typically, we have to wait until July to indulge in this warm weather pairing, but this season is a different story.  Make the trip to the market early this week to enjoy the delightful taste of fresh toms while they last and pick up a bunch of the herb the Italians once used to woo their prospective lovers.  Here's a great recipe  for strata using many of the ingredients you can currently find at the Westport Plaza Market.  This Wednesday, June 20th marks the official first day of summer and we would love to celebrate it with you.    



Local Chocolates

Jams and Jellies
Sweet Baked Treats
New Traditionalist Bread
Organic Grass-fed Beef

Free-range Eggs
  Flower Bouquets
Heavenly Harp Music by Juli Sackman

And More...

Join the neighborhood fresh food party this and every
Wednesday from 4:30 until 7:30 pm at the intersection of Westport Road and Wyoming Street in KC, MO.

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Customers can use their EBT (food stamp) cards from Missouri or Kansas and get twice the produce for the price.  Check it out!

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