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  • Swing into Summer with Strawberries: Benny’s Berries

    Benny’s Berries: Locally grown strawberries ready to pick! Summer in KC is quickly approaching and nothing says summer like fresh strawberries! Thanks to our friend and local owner at the Crop Stop, we have found an outstanding patch to highlight this season! Benny’s Berries, a locally owned strawberry patch, started its first picking season this […] More

  • Local Spotlight: The 20th Annual Eat Local & Organic Expo!

    Spring Has Sprung! Time to Buy from Your Local Farmer! The Kansas City Food Circle has been a group committed to connecting eaters to all the local, organic and free-range growers in the Greater Kansas City Area for more than 20 years. Each year, they kick-off to the farmers’ market season with the Eat Local & […] More

  • Local Find #9: KC Holiday Gift Guide: Sweet Kiss Brigadeiro

    We met the mother-daughter duo of Sweet Kiss Brigadeiro about a year ago, when I tasted a bite at a pop-up! This Brazilian candy is Kansas City’s only brigadeiro and would make a fabulous gift or addition to your holiday party! A Brigadeiro is handcrafted Brazilian chocolate candy. They are not only delicious, but beautiful […] More

  • Local Find #6 and #7: KC Holiday Gift Guide: Eat, Drink, and Be Merry!

    The Gifts that Keep on Giving! Need a quick easy gift for a hostess, friend, or co-worker? There are two easy gifts that we found that both support local KC restaurants and bars and keep on giving after the New Year! #6 The 2017 Kansas City Originals Dining Club Card The Kansas City Originals Dining […] More

  • Local Find: Incredibly Delicious Cheeze Spread

    Get Ya Some Cheeze, KC! We have all been there. We see stars lose weight by simply giving up dairy or our new goal is to eat clean – often we stick to this plan…for a while, but find that healthy food can just get boring! With the holidays coming, it is hard to stick […] More

  • Donutology to Open in Westport

    Family-Friendly Doughnut Shop in Westport A new doughnut shop will open Wednesday in Westport and it is definitely a local place we want to visit! With the new trend of “adult doughnut bars” in full swing, it is nice to see an old-fashioned family oriented doughnut spot open. White cake “mini doughnuts” will be served […] More

  • Local Find: Anita’s Cuisine

    New Small Business of the Year Tucked away in Merriam, off of Johnson Drive, is a little gem of a restaurant: Anita’s Cuisine. Just named by the Hector Barreto, Sr. New Small Business of the Year by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Kansas City, Anita’s Cuisine is a small, but mighty, local restaurant, owned […] More

  • Friday on the Westside of KC

    On a beautiful Friday morning, the little neighborhood known as the Westside in KC became the perfect place to enjoy a rare day off. The diverse eclectic corner had new and old favorites to explore and soak in some beautiful weather and relax before a busy weekend! Start the Day out Right: Breakfast Goat Hill […] More

  • Changing a Community, One Tamale at a Time

    What if you could support an entire community, just by buying delicious tamales? This is the mission of The Tamale Kitchen, a social enterprise, providing a multi-faceted pathway to self-sufficiency for families of Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church in NE Kansas City.  A priest from the church became frustrated when the problems facing the Northeast […] More

  • Weston’s Apple Picking Season is On!

    The weather might still be hot, but seasons are changing and we are just starting to see the colors of fall. We will pack up our swimsuits this week and trade them in for jeans and fall sweatshirts and plan weekends around college football and fall festivals. One of our favorite things to do is […] More

  • End of Summer KC Style!

    All good things come to an end and this week we see Labor Day weekend and the official end of Summer. Why not go out with a bang? There are plenty of local fun events this weekend that can help you celebrate KC Style! Some old favorites, but lots of new must-try events! Friday, September […] More

  • KC Local Week is Back!

    Supporting Local All Next Week in Kansas City In the past decade, America has seen the rise of a #supportlocal movement. The heart of what we call “the Heartland” is the people, working hard to grow the communities that we live in. We are learning to seek out the “Mom & Pop” businesses and support […] More

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    Chicken N Pickle Hits the Northland!

    New Way to Beat Summer Boredom! Bored of all your usual Summer activities? Trying to find a new exciting hobby that brings together having fun, staying active and hanging out with friends? Visit Chicken N Pickle, a new outdoor/Indoor entertainment venue and restaurant concept in North Kansas City. Located at the corner 18th and Burlington, this sprawling […] More

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    The Crop Stop: KC’s Mobile Farm Stand

    The Season to Eat Fresh is Here! Summer. A time where we see some delicious fruits and vegetables come into season. We scour Pinterest for recipes and we vow to support our local farmers. (Really, who wants to buy $7.00 blueberries from Chile?) In comes The Crop Stop, Kansas City’s mobile produce supplier providing delicious, […] More

  • Bastille Day, KC Style!

    One of my favorite French holidays is today and there is lots going on around KC to help celebrate Bastille Day! Here is a quick look at a few local favorites! Le Fou Frog This year’s theme to Le Fou Frog’s annual Bastille Day celebration- Au Homage to Fromage!! The party will start on Thursday […] More