Farmer’s markets start to open in Kansas City
If you want to eat local produce, it will get a lot easier over the next month as farmer’s markets begin to open around the city. While the Merriam Organic Market is still searching for a permanent home, the 39th Street Community Market has successfully relocated in Westport.
The list below is organized by day of the week — please let us know about other markets in the area and we’ll update it accordingly. The vendors list is not exhaustive; it’s just meant to highlight a few of the farmers and vendors at each location.
39th Street Community Market (beginning May 5)
Place: Northwest corner of Westport Road and Wyoming
Time: 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Vendors: East Wind Gardens, Grand River Hickory, Miller’s Honey Farm, Root Deep Urban Farm, Wells Family Farms, Western Hills Ostrich & Produce, Yum Tum.
Kansas City Organics — Park Place
Place: Barkley Square in Park Place (117th and Nall, Leawood)
Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Vendors: Local organic produce, mushrooms, honey, edible flowers, bread,
free-range eggs and meats, fair trade coffee soaps, body care products.