Eat Local & Organic Expo
Johnson County Community College
Saturday April 1 , 2023, 8 a.m - 2 p.m.
Free Admission, Free Parking
Hosted by KC Healthy Kids
Access the gymnasium from North Campus Drive off of College Boulevard.
The Eat Local & Organic Expo brings together area farmers and midwest eaters
KC Food Circle™ kicks off farmers market season with the return of the Eat Local & Organic Expo Saturday, April 1 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Johnson County Community College. This family-friendly event is free and open to the public.
The Expo is a great place to get to know farmers and find out how you can be more connected to your food and the people who grow it.
At the Expo, shoppers can buy from some of the best local, organic, free-range farmers, ranchers, and small-batch artisans in the area.
On Saturday, April 1 at Johnson County Community College, shoppers can…
The Eat Local & Organic Expo began in 1999 as part of a food system conference sponsored by KC Food Circle and Sierra Club. KC Food Circle is a program of KC Healthy Kids that connects local farmers with wholesale buyers, chefs and artisans who are vital to our region’s local food system.
The Expo is sponsored by J.R. Albert Foundation, Inc., Alphagraphics, Children’s Mercy, Michele and Jim Stowers, AF Group, Central Bank of Kansas City anbd Lamar Advertising Company.
About KC Food Circle
Since 1988, KC Food Circle™ has connected our region’s eaters and farmers to grow a thriving local food community. In 2019, KC Healthy Kids adopted the volunteer-led effort and continues to maintain the farmer directory, to uphold the integrity of KC Food Circle™ pledges, and to help farmers increase sales by leveraging our partnerships with area restaurants, schools and other institutions.
About KC Healthy Kids
KC Healthy Kids connects communities to close health gaps. The nonprofit invests in community education, local and regional advocacy and direct support. Their work addresses systemic obstacles through solutions-based focus areas of youth advocacy, food policy, mental health, local food and active communities for kids and their families.
Kids and their communities need a strong local food system. That’s why KC Healthy Kids helps farmers grow thriving businesses and teaches kids & families the value of growing their own food and purchasing locally-grown food.