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Meet Chef Craig Howard, Owner of Howard’s Organic Fare and Vegetable Patch

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Today on the blog we meet Chef Craig Howard, Owner of Howard’s Organic Fare and Vegetable Patch, a one-of-a-kind market in Kansas City, Mo. Craig is coming to Powell Gardens on Sunday, September 15, as part of the Garden Chef Series. He will demonstrate a recipe featuring late-summer produce grown in the Heartland Harvest Garden. … Read More

Meet Chef Brian Bromwell of Anton’s Taproom

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

The Garden Chef Series at 2 p.m. most Sundays in the Heartland Harvest Garden is in full swing. Today on the blog we meet Brian Bromwell of Anton’s Taproom, who will be here this Sunday, June 23, to share a recipe and delight your taste buds! Q. Tell us about your background and what inspired … Read More

Ask an Expert: Join our LEGO pro Twitter chat #askLEGOKC

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Join us for our first-ever Twitter chat at 1 p.m. this Saturday, June 1, with Certified LEGO Professional Sean Kenney. Sean is visiting Powell Gardens for the opening of Nature Connects, an exhibit of 27 LEGO brick sculptures inspired by nature and built by Sean! He also will greet guests during our Preview Party tomorrow night … Read More

Meet Chef Cody Hogan from Lidia’s

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Cody Hogan is the Chef de Cuisine of Lidia’s Kansas City restaurant. He began working with Lidia Bastianich in 1998 and is her traveling assistant, food stylist and the studio chef for her Emmy-nominated television program, which airs on Public Television. Cody was a classical pianist before discovering a passion for the culinary arts. The … Read More

Ask an Expert: The Ancient Art of Bonsai

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Each May, the Bonsai Society of Greater Kansas City brings its spring exhibit to Powell Gardens, giving visitors a wonderful opportunity to learn about this fascinating ancient art form firsthand. This year, members will be setting up during National Public Gardens Day on Friday, May 10, and will present the full exhibit on May 11 … Read More