Our fabulous KCFC Member Farmers will be participating in two big events this weekend! Won't you come on out and join the fun? We'd love to see you!
Maker Faire KC - June 27, 28
The 5th Annual Maker Faire is back at Union Station this weekend! Several of our farmers will be on hand - we've got some genuine makers in our midst! There will be a soap demo, info on worm composting, aquaponics, and seed-saving, and a virtual beehive!
Our KC Food Circle tent will feature a couple of our sponsors, markets, and partners - Harvesters, Wood & Salt, Seed Savers KC, Bread of Life, Waldo Farmers Market and Brookside Farmers Market - and a whole bunch of our KCFC Member Farmers, including Buds and Berries (Wisely Farms), Adams Osage Ridge, Antioch Urban Growers, Black Dogs Farm, Homestead Hill, Maries Alpaca Acres, Smoky Hills, Borgmans Dairy, Fruitful Hills, Stony Crest Urban Farm, Small Barn Farm, and Pearly Gates. Old Wood Farm (Antique Woods) will also be in attendance at Maker Faire.
Come make • create • craft • build & play with us! The Faire is 10-6 on Saturday and 10-5 on Sunday. Details at MakerFairekc.com.
Urban Grown Farms and Gardens Tour - June 27, 28
Cultivate KC has prepared another amazing roster of urban farms and gardens to tour for this year's Urban Grown event! We're proud to have 6 of our folks on the list!
As you're planning your Urban Grown self-guided tour, be sure to stop by and see our KCFC Member Farmers!
- City Bitty Farm - 9615 Grandview Road, KCMO 64137
- Gibbs Road Farm- 4223 Gibbs Road, KCK 66106
- Juniper Gardens Training Farm (New Roots for Refugees) - 100 Richmond Avenue, KCK 66101
- Niles Garden (one of our Featured Organic Farmers Markets!) - 1911 E 23rd Street, KCMO 64127
- Urban Farming Guys - 1121 Myrtle Avenue, KCMO 64127
- Urbavore Urban Farm - 5500 Bennington Avenue, KCMO 64129
Like our friends at Cultivate KC say, Urban Grown is much more than a tour. It's a celebration of the good food growing in our city! And it's an amazing and fun way to get to know the folks who grow your food. Come see for yourself! The Tour is 9-4 on Saturday and 12-5 on Sunday. Details at CultivateKC.org.
Note: KCFC Eater Members get discounted tickets! Single tickets are regularly $8 but you can get a $3 KCFC Member Discount. Email to get your discount code.