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)
Northwest corner of Westport Road and Wyoming
4:30 to 7:30 p.m.
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
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.

Categories: Dining, Food & Drink