Friday, May 9, 2008

KC Organics and Natural Market

Organic ProducePeter of the KC Organics and Natural Market “The Farmer’s Market in a Park” passed this on to me and I've been meaning to get it posted on the blog. This market has lots going on and some very fun vendors.

From Peter Stauffacher:It's that most wonderful time of year again! Oh, the joys of Spring and all of the new life! It has been a slow and late start to Spring this year, but we are still opening at our usual First Saturday of May. Things are coming together despite the slow start, and it looks like the fruit is surviving some near freezes.

There should be some early greens and things. And we will even have some blueberries and other fruit this Saturday! There will be the regular items that are less weather affected and lots of plants too. The prospects look great this year for increases in the amount and variety of produce. We have some new vendors who will be joining us as the season progresses, and the regular farmers have increased their production substantially!

We will hope to see you this Saturday (even if it rains a bit- and we especially thank the die-hards for coming out on such days!). We also thank you for spreading the word and helping us continue to grow into SKC's special organic market. For new folks we have a map for you with easy directions at our website- Thank you for your steadfast support, and we hope to see ya soon!

The Market is open Saturdays May 3rd through October 11th from 8:00 am to 12:30 pm, in Minor Park. Go 1 mile South of I-435 on Holmes, then east on Red Bridge Road (111th Street).

You'll find:
Fresh-picked, locally grown organic produce; also honey, edible fl owers, herbs, mushrooms, breads and baked goods, grains, sauces, FT coffee and Eco-products, free-range eggs and some meats. Also soaps, body care products, natural stoneware jewelry.

A Unique Market Experience in all the Best Ways:On the Grass, Under the Trees, in Beautiful Minor Park, with hikeable trails, lots of acreage, and the Little Blue River.

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