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Entries Tagged as 'farms'

Roundup: Farmers markets lists

April 28th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Farmers markets, Growing food

Get yer farm-fresh produce here. The Kansas City Star provides a detailed list of farmers markets in the Kansas City region, both in Kansas and Missouri. (KC Star) Of course, other market lists are available that capture most markets in the United States. They include Local Harvest and the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service lists. The […]

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Strawberries mysteriously disappear

May 25th, 2009 · 4 Comments · local food

Berry in hiding This is the story of the missing strawberries caper. It started on a Saturday morning, when Sister No. 1 and I found our way to the Happy Valley Farm near De Soto, Kansas, which this year is offering you-pick strawberries for the first time. Finding the farm was the first challenge since […]

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Roundup: Fun food activities plus food for thought

October 1st, 2008 · 4 Comments · Books about food, Eating out, Food in the news, local food, Roundup

A big week for food fans is shaping up here in Lawrence, and there are other items of interest, too. Read on… Put these activities on your schedules: Friday, Oct. 3: Chef Kurt Michael Friese will speak and sign his book, A Cook’s Journey: Slow Food in the Heartland at KU. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. […]

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