Sunday, November 13th, 2016
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. in the Visitor Center
This event is included with regular Garden admission: $7/adults, $6/seniors age 60+, $3/ages 5-12, free/members and children under 5.
In honor of Veterans' Day, any active/retired/veteran military member can attend this event for free with ID. And from November 9th through the year's end, anyone can visit for free when you bring a gardening tool to donate to the Gardens! Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions. Bring a tool and do some shopping!
Get to know your local farmers, artists and crafters at this handmade goods market. Toys, art, jewelry, home and kitchen goods and farm-fresh foods await you. Check back periodically as our vendor list continues to grow! Click the photos to learn more about each maker:
Messner Family Farm: Rachael and Erik's Kansas City bees provide the honey, and the Messners do the rest! Visit them for a variety of lip tints and balms, solid perfumes, insect repellent, edible bee pollen, wildflower seeds and much more!
Three Trees Workshop: Beautifully crafted wooden toys, game boards (chess, Chinese checkers and more), cutting boards, jewelry boxes, and decorative items hadmade by Nathan and Cynthia Epp of Warrensburg, Mo.
Microgardens: Cultivate appreciation for tiny details with mini hanging gardens by artist Wolfe Brack - small succulents hanging in colorful clay planters you can hold in the palm of your hand.
Bryan Fyffe: Bold artwork inspired by nature and born of a blend of ink drawings, photography and digital manipulation.
Wild Wash Soap Co.: Sarah Preu's soaps, deodorants, and herbal cures are a feast for the senses.
Sigrid Studios: Tanja Rains gives new life to books and found objects that she transforms into beautiful jewelry and fun accessories and art. Bronwyn Rinerson creates intricate string art in a variety of styles and motifs.
Micael Elrod: Fanciful and intricate textile art depicting flowers, plants and animals, lovingly applied to jackets, bags, and other accessories.
Hugo Tea Company: Hugo Tea is organic and handcrafted in small batches to create a truly delicious product. Owned and operated by Kansas Citians, they travel to the source of their teas and handpick the best ingredients.
Soapweed: Soapmaker Rahila Weed frequents the Warrensburg farmer's market where she sells bar soaps, laundry soap and bubble bath bars.
Roundhouse Exchange: Roundhouse Exchange is Kansas City's source for "durable, sustainable goods" made in the Midwest and made to last. Wood, glass, stoneware, metal and more come together at the intersection of beaty and functionality to create timeless tools for your home.
Lost & Found Design: Inventive jewelry designs made using found items, gemstones and intricately cut wood.
X37 Adventures: Upcycled accessories and mosaics made from gift cards, toys and other odds-and-ends.
Wood +Wick Co.: Deliciously-scented candles hand-poured in K.C. 3% of their profits are used to support our national parks!
Snake Oil KC: Create your own "quality potions" when you purchase a tea or gin kit complete with herbal mixtures, measuring tools, and recipe book to keep notes on all your experiments!
BoysGrow: Delicious sauces and other treats made locally by young men learning the arts of agriculture, sales, culinary creativity and more.
The Potter's Cat: Lee's Summit artist Jolene Lain creates beautiful vases, bowls, pitchers and more.
FurCute: Healthy, fun snacks for your furry com-paw-dres! Treat your pup with tasty flavors like Kansas City BBQ and Apple Pie. FurCute treats are made in Kansas City and use healthy ingredients like carrots, eggs, chicken, and apples. Visit their website during October to help choose their newest flavor!
Gigi Moon: Unique handcrafted jewelry featuring gemstones, fossils and other archaic finds.
The Brewkery: Buy bottles of their handcrafted, artisanal Lucky Elixir kombucha in refreshing flavors like Citrus Hops, Ginger Lime, and Aroniaberry. Kombucha is a fermented, fizzy, non-alcoholic beverage made from tea. Visit their website to learn more!
Muchana: This Kansas City company is owned by two local ladies whose hearts live in Ecuador! Muchana supports Ecuadorian artisans and weavers, bringing their vibrantly beautiful accessories to several stores in the K.C. area. They work one-on-one with the artists to create unique pieces like bracelets, shawls, and hats. And $2 from every bracelet sold goes to the UNICEF Ecuador Relief Fund!
Wood+Salt: Unique small-batch spice blends, brines, rubs, smoked salts and infused vinegars add the perfect finishing touch to your dishes.
NEAT Artist Studio: Kate Schroeder creates beautiful ceramic art that is meant to be touched, used and enjoyed throughout your everyday life.
Mom's Mission: Jackie Treece creates all-natural body products that feature pure essential oils. Lotions, body mist, bug repellent and even roll-on concoctions to soothe your headaches, sinuses and more.