7 Kansas City Farmers Markets Keeping Things Fresh

1. River Market --- Farmer's Market

Historic River Market District 

Historic River Market District 

Location: 

20 E 5th Kansas City, MO 64106

 

Summer Schedule: 

Saturday 6:30 am - 3:30 pm,
Sunday 9am - 4pm

 

Description:

This market is the regions largest Farmers' Market and is located within Kansas City's River Market neighborhood. The market brings over 140 vendors durring summertime that sell fresh fruits and vegetables, plants and herbs, plus a great array of fresh baked goods, cut flowers and crafts made by local artists. 

Website: http://thecitymarket.org/

2. Crossroads --- Badseed Farmer's Market

Badseed Farmer's Market 

Badseed Farmer's Market 

Location: 

1909 McGee Street, KCMO 64108

Summer Schedule:

Fridays 4:00pm – 9:00pm (May 3rd thru Nov. 22nd)

Description:

The BADSEED Market is dedicated to providing the “conscious consumer” with nutritious and delicious foods grown sustainably (and with LOVE) in the immediate community. The Friday Night Farmers’ Market offers a plethora of local-organic delights including colorful fruits and veggies, baked goods, gourmet mushrooms, goat cheese, eggs and free-range meats.

Website: http://www.badseedkc.com

3. Brookside ---- Farmer’s Market

Brookside Farmer's Market

Brookside Farmer's Market

Location:

63rd & Wornall, KCMO – Located in the parking lot of Border Star Montessori School

Summer Schedule:

Saturdays 8:00am -1:00pm

Description:

The Brookside Farmers Market is a lively community of local growers and producers sharing organic and non-GMO food with Kansas City eaters. Each Saturday you will find just-picked, farm-fresh vegetables and herbs, bright flowers, delicious meat, eggs from free-range chickens, artisan and farmstead cheeses, handmade products for home and body, seasonally-flavored caramels and confections, locally roasted coffee, freshly prepared breads and baked goods including many vegan and gluten-free items, the famous Brookside Breakfast Burritos and a place to hang out. The farmers use sustainable and cruelty-free practices and travel less than 100 miles to market. The market often features live music, children’s activities, educational exhibits, chef demos and amazingly fresh food.

Website: http://www.brooksidefarmersmarket.com 

4. Waldo Farmer's Market

Waldo's Farmers Market (Photo Credit Employee Lounge KC)

Waldo's Farmers Market (Photo Credit Employee Lounge KC)

Location:

303 W. 79th St (One Block East of Wornall on W 79th St)

Summer Schedule:

Wednesdays 3pm-7:30pm 

Description:

The Waldo Farmers’ Market features USDA Certified Organic and non-certified sustainably grown vegetables, meats, eggs, cheese and honey, plus artisan breads, jams, transplants (spring), flowers, herbs and sweet treats produced as close as 4 miles from the market to no more than 100 miles away. Vegetable and meat vendors are required to be USDA Certified Organic or members of the Kansas City Food Circle and abide by the KCFC farmers’ pledges. The market is very kid-friendly and welcoming to pets on leashes.  A substantial portion of vendor fees are donated to Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore, the market’s host.

Website: http://waldofarmersmarketkc.com/

5. Westport Farmers Market

Westport Farmer's Market (Photo Credit Pitch.com)

Westport Farmer's Market (Photo Credit Pitch.com)

Location:

Westport Rd. & Wyoming St., KCMO

Summer Schedule:

Wednesdays, 4:30 – 7:30pm, May 1 through October 16, 2013

Description: 

All local and sustainably-grown vegetables, fruit, bread, free range meat, and other KC-made goods. This is top notch spot to hang out and get stocked up on some seriously fresh goods.

Website: www.FarmersMarketKC.org

6. KC Organics and Natural Market in South Kansas City

Kansas City Organics in South Kansas City

Kansas City Organics in South Kansas City

Location:

E. 110th St., Kansas City, MO (One mile south of I-435 at Holmes Road on Redbridge Road)

Summer Schedule:

Saturdays 8:00am — 12:30 pm

Description:

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 coffee & more. The market even has some handmade bar soaps and body care items, woodcrafts, candles, artisan natural-stone custom jewelry. It is a “Fair Trade” Market, with occasiona chef demos featuring KC’s up and coming talent and live music. 

Website: http://www.kcorganics.com/

7.  Overland Park Farmers Market

Overland Park Farmers Market (Photo Credit kansastraveler.com)

Overland Park Farmers Market (Photo Credit kansastraveler.com)

Location:

7950 Marty St. Overland Park, KS 66204

Summer Schedule: 

Saturdays 6:30am -1:00pm and Wednesdays 7:30am - 1:00pm

Details:

The market features fresh produce, herbs, arts and crafts from farmers and growers around the metro and surrounding areas.

Website: http://www.kcorganics.com/