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


Café Thyme

Located in Powell Gardens' Visitor Education Center, Café Thyme offers a small menu of soups, daily specials and more. Manager Eddie Osborne of Darn Good Food, LLC has priced most selections at less than $10. Eddie and his team have access to herbs, fruits and vegetables grown in the Heartland Harvest Garden—the nation's largest edible landscape! Learn more about Café Thyme 

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 


reFresh at the Missouri Barn

Looking for a spot to relax and refresh? We have the perfect place: reFresh, the outdoor eatery space in the Heartland Harvest Garden's Missouri Barn, serves cold drinks, garden-fresh treats (including popsicles) and other light bites.

reFresh will be open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekends in April and daily May through late September. It is closed October through March.

Did you know? Powell Gardens was once a Boy Scout camp. Today, many scouts earn badges during programs available through the Gardens' youth education programs and many scouts who once camped here visit every year. Learn More »