Cafe Thyme's selections include freshly harvested produce from the Heartland Harvest Garden--the nation's largest edible landscape.


Located in Powell Gardens' Visitor Center, Café Thyme offers a seasonal menu of daily specials and handcrafted, made-to-order soups, salads and wraps.. 

Eddie Osborne, Owner of Darn Good Food, LLC, operates the cafe, which features fresh produce from Powell Gardens' Heartland Harvest Garden—the nation's largest edible landscape—and other local producers. Gluten-free, vegan and vegetarian options are available upon request. Ever mindful of being good stewards of the Earth, Café Thyme recycles, repurposes and composts. 

2017 Hours 

New for 2017: On the days listed below, drop in for pastries and coffee from 10-11 a.m., or take advantage of our limited menu of wraps and salads from 2-3 p.m. Our full lunch menu is served from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on:

  • March 3-31: Friday-Sunday
  • April: Wednesday-Sunday
  • May-October: 7 days a week
  • November 1-December 24: weekends only
  • December 25-February 28: closed 

The Menu

We offer several choices with prices ranging from $4.25-$12.75 (inclusive of all applicable taxes).

Soups of the Day Our handcrafted soups are made with fresh produce and herbs from the Heartland Harvest Garden when available. All soups are low-sodium and vegan unless otherwise noted.

Salads Our salads are made with colorful seasonal greens and accented with your choice of fresh vegetables and other toppings.

Wraps A wheat or tomato tortilla filled with seasonal greens, fresh veggies and your choice of condiment and protein.

Daily Special Our specials are reflective of the season and prevailing weather conditions. In warmer weather, our menu may feature lighter fare such as composed salads featuring a variety of colorful unique ingredients. In cooler weather, we feature more substantial, warming dishes such as quiche, gratins or casseroles.

Beverages Unsweetened ice tea, coffee, hot tea, soft drinks, bottled water, infused green tea and infused water. Free refills are offered on all drinks other than those pre-packaged.






Children's Menu

Café Thyme offers a specially-priced menu featuring a variety of kid-sized selections for $6.75 for children aged 5-12. For children age 4 and under, we offer slightly smaller portions for $3.25. All selections are served with fresh fruit and vegetables, drink and a cookie.

Fruit and Veggie Plate with Dip

Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich

Salad (with choice of protein)

Bowl of Soup

Quesadilla (cheese or cheese with ham or turkey)

Wrap (ham, turkey or veggie)


Contact Café Thyme

Should you have questions about the menu or the Café, please contact Eddie by phone at 816-697-2600 x310 or email at