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Other Local Food Resources and Service Providers

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Local Food Buying Clubs

(click here for KCFC’s model)

Trickle in, Trickle down

Short-Haul Transportation and Delivery Services

  • Fresh Connect KC — Fresh Connect KC is a home and office delivery service of local and organic groceries. Connecting local producers and artisans with consumers is an important step in creating a local food network. Get to know your food and the people who produce it! Now with the convenience of ordering from your home or office and having it delivered right to your door! Support Local, Eat Fresh! Be a Fresh Connect KC fan in Facebook!
  • Fresh Food Express (Kansas City) Phil Pisciotta & Linda Brinkerhoff http://www.FreshFoodExpress.com Specializing in Refrigerated Delivery of Local Food & CSA shares -Check our website for more services. We utilize a circular route in energy-efficient vans, consolidating orders to reduce CO2 emissions, cut fuel use, and lower pricesFarm to Fork. Commercial or home delivery. Marketing, sales, distribution. (816) 690-6001 (office phone/fax) (816) 510-2060 Direct

Food Products from KCFC Member Producers

Click to >> SEARCH << our pages for the local food items you wish to buy or use our Food Finder pages and links (our KCFC – Know Your Grower sections will provide the most up-to-date information pertaining to our member growers).Other short-haul food providers(non-KCFC suppliers) are listed below.

Other Recommended Food Resource Links


Non-KCFCshort-haul food suppliers Ask these producers about their production standards if they are not clearly stated on their website or in their product descriptions.


Dairy Products

Hill Valley OrganicsJohn Luscombe – In central Cooper County (MO) Delivering Grade-A Organic ! Milk to your Door

  • Our farm & livestock are certified organic.  The cows are fed natural organic forage / grain and they produce healthful, organic milk.
  • CONTACT US today to place an order or for more information. 660-846-4775
  • Place an initial order NOW and receive 15% off the first 2 weeks of new service.

Iwig Dairy – www.iloveiwig.com

3320 SE Tecumseh RdTecumseh, KS 66542

(785) 379-9514 — iwigdairyfarm (@) sbcglobal . net

Since 1910, the Iwig family has been raising healthy cows and producing delicious, high quality milk for Kansas families. In 2004, the Iwig family opened its dairy production, bottling and retail service, providing bottled milk to grocery stores throughout Kansas. And not just any milk, but the highest quality milk available. Try it today and you’ll know why our customers are all saying, “I love Iwig!”

Cheeses

Morningland Dairy6248 County Road 2980Mountain View, MO 65548-8186Ph. 417-469-3817Organic Products: Raw Mild, Medium Sharp, and Sharp Cheddar and Hot Pepper, Garlic, and plain Colby cheeses.Non-Organic:Ozark Hill Farms’ raw Cheddar-style Goat Cheese.http://www.MissouriMercantile.com/morninglanddairy.shtmlOrganic dairy products, available nationwide and by mail order.

>> Order Sheet (8.5″x14″ Landscape (Legal Paper) .PDF 246KB)

>> Order Sheet (8.5″x14″ Landscape (Legal Paper) .JPG 615KB)


Chestnuts organic and in-season (Sep-Nov)

Chestnut Charlie’s Organic Tree Crops

P.O. Box 1166 Lawrence, KS 66044

www.chestnutcharlie.com nuts2sell {@} aol.com

“We started planting chestnuts, pecans and Christmas trees in 1995 on old farm ground north of Lawrence, Kansas. Following organic practices since the beginning, the plantation has been certified organic annually since 1998.”


Pecans and Walnuts

Pecans & Black Walnuts from John Wilhelm

Natural Walnut and Pecan Groves

(farm stand at:) 603 High Grove, Grandview, MO 64030

816-500-6668

150lbs Walnuts (in the shell)
*1# = $2 (in the shell)
Half-Pound Walnut Meats = $5

150lbs cracked pecans (still in shell)
*5# = $15
* cracked, in the shell nuts are available immediately – a few pounds of nuts, per order, can be separated from the shell at a higher per-pound rate. Call for availability, large-order pricing, and other details.

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Missouri Northern Pecan Growers

www.MOPecans.com

3400 Industrial Parkway Nevada MO 64772

Phone – 417-667-3501 Fax – 417-667-3757

Certified Organic Pecan Halves or Pieces in 10 oz. packages, 3 lb. bags, or bulk


Meat Processing (Kansas)

A Cut Above Natural Meats A Cut Above Natural Meats has the widest variety of All NATURAL merchandised FRESH cuts of meat in the KC Metropolitan area. Expect the QUALITY & CUSTOMER SERVICE you deserve and a product you can trust that can / will be FRESH CUT to your specifications, cut & ground daily along with the BEST ground meats you will find anywhere at an affordable price. Our goal is to provide a QAULITY product, EXEMPLARY customer service, product EDUCATION, ADVICE to our customers in regards to selection, alternative products that can be more cost effective, preparation, recipes, serving sizes, cooking methods and much more.

Pork

Ozark Pork Cooperative/Heritage Acres 1504 East 4th Street Mountain View, MO 65548 Ph. 417-934-5850 www.HeritageAcresFoods.com<span”>Patchwork Family Farms 1108 Rangeline St Columbia, Mo. 65201 Ph. 573-449-1336 www.PatchworkFamilyFarms.org


Mustard and Sorghum

Sandhill Farm
www.SandhillFarm.org


Bulk rolled oats and flours

Heartland Mill Marienthal, Kansas www.HeartlandMill.com


Soybean products

Certified Organic tofu and tempeh
Central Soyfoods
710 E. 22nd St. Lawrence, KS 66046
785-312-8638 (785-312-TOFU)
CentralSoyfoods (@) netscape.com


Food Services & Suppliers

Send e-mail to LFBCSources @ KCFoodCircle.ORG if you have a favorite local food producer whose products should be listed here. Please include:

  • Business Name
  • Contact Name(s)
  • Contact Phone(s)/FAX
  • Contact E-Mail

The contact information collected by KCFC will not be published or shared without permission, but we must have current contact information on hand for verification and admin purposes.


EATERS / BUYERS / ORGANIZERS – you are resources, too. If you wish to join our coordinating e-mail group, for discussion and development of local food buying clubs in the greater Kansas City area, send e-mail to: LFBCWorkingGroup @ KCFoodCircle.ORG – be sure to include your full name and preferred e-mail and phone contact info – contact information collected by KCFC will not be published or shared without permission, but we must have current contact information on hand for verification and admin purposes.


For more information contact Dave Lawrence
Co-coordinator – Kansas City Food Circle
kcfoodcircle@gmail.com 913-620-8427