KC Food Circle's NEW Local+Organic and Local+Free-Range FOOD MAP



GROWERS - KC Food Circle
(a Google Maps/'My Places' Mapping Project)
Locations for Kansas City Food Circle's Producer Members*
* All of our growers are happy to schedule farm visits at their own convenience (this is required for KC Food Circle membership) - some have asked that their exact farm address should remain UNLISTED for personal and professional reasons. 
^ Always contact our growers IN ADVANCE regarding farm visits. 
^ These map points will be edited and maintained year-round, as our membership grows and changes are required.

COLOR KEY:
Green = fruits and/or veggies
Red = animal protein
Yellow = dairy products
Purple = fruits/veggies and animal protein
Pink = breads/grains/nuts/everything else


For specific questions, corrections
or comments, contact (email):

coordinators (at) kcfoodcircle (dot) org




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LAST CHANCE... TODAY (MONDAY, JAN 14) IS THE DEADLINE for this UNDERPRICED WORKSHOP - Wholesale Success (KCMO)






REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS TODAY ...
MONDAY, Jan 14, 2013


Wholesale Success:
A Farmer's Guide to Selling, Post-harvest Handling and Packing Produce Workshop ($15)* in Kansas City


Learn from a successful produce farmer with over 30 years of experience about:

 *   Post harvest handling
 *   Food safety needs of wholesale buyers
 *   Packing and grading
 *   Maintaining the cold chain

Participating producers will receive a free copy of www.FamilyFarmed.org's Wholesale Success Manual. Normally a $55 value, this 250+ page manual is newly updated, revised, and in its third printing. The manual includes more than 100 crop profiles with crop-specific information on harvesting, cooling, storing, and packing according to industry standards.

January 17th

Agenda:
1:30 - 3:30 Postharvest Handling and Food Safety
3:30 - 4:00 Break
4:00 - 6:00 Successful Marketing and Food Safety
6:00 - 6:30 Dinner
6:30 - 8:00 Farmer and Buyer Panel:


Farmers: Brett Fahrmeier of Fahrmeier Farms, John Goode of Goode Acers, Lonnie Hail of Bear Creek Farm, and Alicia Ellingsworth of Cultivate KC

Buyers: Delbert Housworth of Balls Foods, Coleen Johnston of Raymore-Peculiar School District, Shane Hanson of Door-to-Door Organics, Goode Acers, and a representative of Hyvee (tentative)

Where: 

University of Missouri Platte County Extension Office
11724 NW Plaza Circle, Suite 300
Kansas City, MO
816-270-2141

Cost: $15 which includes all materials and dinner. 

Email nixonk@lincolnu.edu or call 816-809-5074 ASAP. 

Presented by: Growing Growers of Kansas City  
http://www.growinggrowers.com
and
www.FamilyFarmed.org


You must pre-register.  Space is limited

* REGISTRATION DEADLINE is JANUARY 14th 2013


Katie Nixon
Small Farm Specialist
Innovative Small Farmers Outreach Program
Lincoln University Cooperative Extension
Kansas City, Missouri
816-809-5074

FREE KC Viewing of TEDxManhattan AT Google Fiber Space Lounge


Explore how farmers, chefs, activists, and authors are Changing the Way We Eat as Cultivate Kansas City hosts a viewing party of TEDxManhattan live from New York on Saturday, February 16, 2013. 

Speakers with various backgrounds in food and farming will share their insights and expertise on sustainable food movement issues, impacts, and innovations.

TEDxManhattan will be streamed live at the Google Fiber Space in three sessions throughout the day. A panel discussion with local food experts, featuring a farm-to-table lunch will follow Session 1.

The viewing party is free to attend but reservations are required for each session. SEE LINKS, BELOW for BROWN PAPER TICKETS.

Saturday, February 16, 2013
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Three Sessions:

  • Session 1 ~ 09:00a-11:15a
  • Session 2 ~ 12:20p-02:15p
  • Session 3 ~ 02:30p-04:30p
...plus Lunch & Panel 11:15-12:15

Google Fiber Space Lounge
1814 Westport Road
Kansas City, MO

Tours of the Fiber Space, located directly across from the Lounge, will be available in between sessions.

This event is free, but reservations for each session are required. Seating is limited to 100 participants per session, please reserve your space at http://tedxmanhattanvpinkc.brownpapertickets.com/

For more information about TEDxManhattan, visit www.tedxmanhattan.com

For more information about Cultivate KC, visit
www.CultivateKC.org






 


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