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 with a selection of soups, salads, wraps and daily specials. 

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. Have questions about the menu? Contact Eddie at 816-697-2600 x310. 

Café Thyme offers a specially priced children's menu featuring a variety of $6.75 selections for kids ages 5-12. Kids 4 and younger eat free (adult purchase required). See the menu to the right. 

The cafe recycles all aluminum, paper, cardboard, glass, Styrofoam and plastic, and composts when possible. 

2016-2017 Hours 

  • November 1-December 24: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. weekends only
  • December 25-February 28: Closed
  • March-April: Check back for 2017 schedule
  • May-October: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. daily   

The Menu

The following is the cafe's winter menu. Prices include tax.

Soup of the Day $3.25/cup, $5.25/bowl (add $2 for beverage and a cookie)
Handcrafted soups are made with fresh produce and herbs when available from the Heartland Harvest Garden. The chef uses a vegetable stock as a base for all soups. 

Quesadilla $8.25 ($9.75 with beverage and a cookie)  
Your choice of tortilla (including gluten-free) with cheese and assorted ingredients 

Daily Special $9.75 with soup, beverage and a cookie
In cooler weather, the cafe offers a rotating selection of quiche, gratins and casseroles. 

Children's Menu (see selections to the right) $6.75 for children ages 5-12; free for kids ages 4 and younger  

Drink options include unsweetened iced tea, coffee, hot tea, soft drinks, bottled water and green tea (free refills on all except soft drinks and bottled water). 






Kids' Menu

Café Thyme offers several options for children. Each item is $6.75 for kids ages 5-12; kids 4 and younger eat for free (with purchase of an adult meal)! All of the following come with fresh fruit and vegetables, drink and a cookie. 

Fruit & Vegetable Plate with Dip

Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich


Cup of Soup 

Quesadilla (Cheese or Cheese with Ham or Turkey) 

Wrap (Ham, Turkey or Veggie) 

Contact Café Thyme

If you have questions about the menu or about Café Thyme in general, please contact Eddie at 816-697-2600 x310.