foodNow, an all-volunteer gala provides a creative approach to raising awareness and funding for local, healthier eating in Greater Kansas City. Local farmers and local chefs come together to bring a unique local food experience to the West Bottoms, home of the roots of agriculture in the Midwest.
8:30 pm Dinner in the Street
5K and BBQ Contest at Powell Gardens with local celebrity chef judges. Run it off first, then eat!
September 10, 2011
From their site:
Lace up your sneakers and get out your grills! This September brings a brand new way to enjoy Powell Gardens. It's our first-ever 5K run/walk around the Gardens, followed by an optional 3.25-mile trek on the nature trail.
Just as you've worked up a great appetite, four of our region's most creative culinary experts fire up the grill in a showcase (with free samples!) emceed by Jasper Mirabile. Plus you'll find fun activities for the kids, tours of the Heartland Harvest Garden, our famous Wheel of Fire and much more. Don't miss out on the fun!
Chef Howard Hanna of the Rieger Grill & Exchange prepares a special farm-to-table dinner in the Heartland Harvest Garden. Served in the open-air Missouri Barn, the fare will include the season's best, local ingredients. Proceeds will help Powell Gardens fund educational programs in the harvest garden, our nation's largest edible landscape.
Fee: Tickets start at $150
Date: Sunday, September 25, 2011
Time: 4 p.m.
Note: Call 816-697-2600 x208 for reservations