There are many ways to bring local food to your Thanksgiving meal. Opting for local brings seasonal, more organic, and high-quality ingredients to your table.
Where can you find the best ingredients? Check out upcoming farmers markets offering the best seasonal fare:
Brookside Winter Farmers Market, HJ’s Community Center, 6425 Wornall Rd., Kansas City, MO
Saturdays, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
City Market, 20 E. 5th St., Kansas City, MO
Saturdays and Sundays, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
KC Farm School at Gibbs Road Market, 4223 Gibbs Rd., Kansas City, KS
Monday, November 20, 4 – 7 p.m. in the Greenhouse
Lenexa Holiday Farmers Market, Lenexa City Hall, 17101 W. 87th St. Pkwy., Lenexa, KS
Saturday, November 18, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Lawrence Farmers Market, 824 New Hampshire St.
Saturdays, 7:30 – 11:30 a.m., open through November 18
Overland Park Farmers Market, 7905 Marty St., Overland Park, KS
Saturdays, 7:30 a.m.- 1 p.m.
Urbavore Farm, 5500 Bennington Ave., Kansas City, MO
Thursday, November 16, 4 – 7 p.m., Order online Wednesday from 8 a.m. – midnight for Thursday pickup
In addition to these local markets, you can find additional local resources on the Kansas City Food Circle’s Eat Local KC Map.