Groups We Belong To…

We are excited to be members of…

Kansas City Food Circle  www.kcfoodcircle.org  Well into our second decade of service,  the Kansas City Food Circle is an all-volunteer,  grassroots organization created to promote the development of a permanently sustainable local food system. We serve the greater Kansas City area (eaters and growers in Missouri,  Kansas,  and reaching out to nearby communities in Nebraska and Iowa) providing an alternative to the conventional agricultural system,  which is dependent on practices that are neither good for our personal health nor for the health of the living world of which we are part. Our work centers on making connections between area growers who meet our organic produce or free-range animal standards and people who want to eat delicious,  nutritious,  locally-grown food.

Farmer’s Community Market at Brookside www.farmerscommunitymarket.com We are dedicated to Creating a Unique Partnership between the Community and Farmers that provides High Quality, Local and Organic Products in an atmosphere that is mutually beneficial, wholesome and fun. The Market also helps to support the Border Star PTA.

Slow Food USA  www.slowfoodusa.org  Slow Food is an idea, a way of living and a way of eating. It is part of a global, grassroots movement with thousands of members in over 150 countries, which links the pleasure of food with a commitment to community and the environment.

Missouri Vegetable Growers Association  http://agebb.missouri.edu/hort/mvga/about.htm  MVGA was incorporated in 1991 to advance the Missouri vegetable industry by conducting educational meetings, dissemination of information, promoting vegetable marketing and research, and cooperating with other organizations to support all aspects of vegetable production and marketing in Missouri

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