Sweet Potatoes, Spinach and Duck Eggs This Week!

Thanks to everyone who made celebrating Children's Festival and farmers market week such a success. If you missed Chef Shad's fruit salsa (and free omelet station!), you can find the recipe here.

The University of Missouri's Local Food Linkages Project is still looking for local food shoppers for the focus groups they are conducting as part of the local food linkages study. Details to participate are on the website at:

It's going to be a great day in Brookside! Read on for what's happening this Saturday 8am - 1pm on the southeast corner of 63rd St and Wornall Rd.

Muroak Farm

We have been enjoying the cooler weather. We have been busy planting for the fall. This week we will have tomatoes, garlic, kale, chard, carrots, sweet potato greens, butternut squash, acorn squash, pumpkin, maybe some summer squash, lemon balm, savory, peppermint, basil, wonder berries (If you haven't tried these stop by and give one a try), hickory smoker chips, red okra, cabbage and onions. See you at the market.

Bread of Life Bakery

Bread of Life will be at market with our baked goods, burritos, quiches and goodies. Our new Quinoa Breakfast cookies have been a good seller and are delicious! Come by and enjoy the market and have breakfast as you shop the Market.

Also at Market:

A&B Homecoming Beef
Bear Creek Family Farms
Blue Door Farm
Cottage School Acres
New Roots for Refugees
Shawnee Sprouts
Roaring River Bread
Wells Family Farms
WoodMood Gardens

Stony Crest Urban Farm

Brussel Sprouts
Swiss Chard
Cherry & Plum Tomato "Snack Baskets"
Bell & Select Hot Peppers
Yellow Candy Sweet Onions
Delicata Squash
Acorn Squash

Green Gate Family Farm

Hope you all enjoyed the Chipotle coupons last week. With the great weather and interest in our fruit and eggs, we had a really good market and we hope to see you all again this Saturday! This week we will have our apples and asian pears (including a couple new varieties), and some nice european pears. There will also be tomatoes- cherry, salad and slicing; anaheim, jalapeno, red chili, yellow wax and sweet peppers, yellow and red onions, eggplants, yellow squash, cucumbers, rhubarb, and green kale. The chickens and ducks have been laying pretty steadily and we will have our fresh chicken eggs, and some duck eggs. Thanks again and see you on Saturday!

Gibbs Road Farm

Order. How good it feels. Hard work over the last two weeks has brought a sense of order back to the farm after many weeks of just holding on. We’ve got many new fall beds planted and some for winter as well. Things are beginning to bounce back from those unbelievably terrible hot days. If you need proof…come to market and find…Filet Beans! Arugula! Swiss Chard! Microgreens, sweet potato greens, cucumbers, summer squash, eggplant, BASIL, cherry tomatoes, tomatillos, POTATOES in many colors, onions- both sweet and hot, peppers- both sweet and hot, garlic- just right, Malabar spinach, celery, fresh herbs, BEETS, carrots, scallions and more! Come to market and share your “I made it through the summer of 2012” story!

Red Ridge Farms

Cool weather makes for happy farmers! Come on out and shop for some heirloom tomatoes, bell peppers, sweet grilling peppers, jalapeno, scotch bonnet, and other hot peppers, zucchini, yellow squash, acorn squash, spaghetti squash, butternut squash, patty pan squash, cucumbers, yukon gold potatoes, yellow, white and red onions, green onions, a little tiny bit of okra, some oddball and tasty eggplant (green, white and purple), a few cantaloupe, a smidgen of green beans, some BABY GREENS, very nice, young SWISS CHARD,  maybe a bunch or 5 of kale, nice bunches of parsley and basil, and a few pumpkins. Did I mention a few SWEET POTATOES?

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KC Organics and Natural Market @ Minor Park (S. KCMO) on Red Bridge Road, east of Holmes on SATURDAY MORNINGS

KC Organics and Natural Market at Minor Park

“Uniquely nestled in a beautiful park, On the grass and Under the trees!”
– Just East of Holmes on Red Bridge Road (at about E. 110th St),
South Kansas City, MO (one (1) mile south of I-435, East of Holmes)

Saturdays, 8 am—12:30 pm, 

May 5th—October 13th, 2012

Come visit us in the park! Our family farmers offer organic produce that is fresh-picked and locally-grown, natural specialty and Heritage meats, honey, mushrooms, edible flowers, herbs, grains, artisan breads, cereals and pies, fresh eggs, freshly-brewed “FT” coffee & more. We continue to pioneer ECOPRODUCTS, with the highest organic-content handmade bar soaps and body care items, woodcrafts, candles, artisan natural-stone custom jewelry, and much more. We are a “Fair Trade” Market, with occasional Gourmet Chefs demos featuring KC’s up and coming talent and Live and Local “Organica Music.”
Please visit our website and join our email list via
KCOrganics (a) yahoo . com, for special events;or call 816-444-FOOD(3663)
(In cooperation with the KCMO Parks and Recreation Department)

KC Organics and Natural Market in Minor Park (S. KCMO)

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