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Weather Forecast

Winter Weather Advisory

Issued:
2:33 PM CST on February 16, 2019
Expires:
6:00 AM CST on February 17, 2019
Snow Showers
Saturday 40%
High 26° / Low 23°
Snow Showers
Snow showers. Lows overnight in the low 20s.
Overcast
Sunday 10%
High 31° / Low 19°
Overcast
Cloudy. High 31F. Winds WNW at 10 to 20 mph.
Overcast
Monday 10%
High 31° / Low 19°
Overcast
Cloudy. High 31F. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph.
Snow
Tuesday 90%
High 31° / Low 27°
Snow
Cloudy. Snow likely in the afternoon. High 31F. Winds ENE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 90%. Snowfall around one inch.
Overcast
Wednesday 20%
High 32° / Low 19°
Overcast
Cloudy. A few flurries or snow showers possible. High 32F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Thursday 0%
High 37° / Low 29°
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy early with partial sunshine expected late. High 37F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Friday 20%
High 42° / Low 38°
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies. High 42F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph.

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Farmers Market Opens

Editors note:  The “last Thursday” refered to was not yesterday, but a week before.

Vegetables_clip_art_mediumThe Raytown Farmers’ Market opened this past Thursday at 6210 Raytown Road across from the green space.  There were over 50 people who attended the opening.  Due to the weather the past several months, the produce was limited but was of high quality.  There were several types of lettuce as well as onions and radishes.  There were a large number of potted vegetables and herbs that were ready for planting.  The chocolate mint thyme was a big hit.

Saturday was another great day for the Market.  There were over 100 people who visited the Market and purchased produce (vegetables and herbs) and other items.

Both days, the vendors sold produce as well as plants, baked goods, table accessories, aprons, blankets and flowers.  They included Stony Crest Urban Farm, Sister Friends Specialties, Emmanuel Kip’s Garden, Apron Strings and Other Things.

There were downpours both days which didn’t last too long, just enough to make everyone hurry under the tents.

The market has a children’s area each market day

On Thursday, the Butterfly Lady, Terry Shepherd from the Butterfly Fields Nursery taught in the children’s area.  She showed the children the caterpillar she was growing amidst ferns and other plants and explained the cycle of growth.  Each child received a prismatic butterfly to take home.

On Saturday, the librarians for the Raytown Mid-Continent Library showed the children how to make tie-dyed flowers. Each child decorated their flowers using their imagination.

On Thursday, Frank Rardon entertained the crowd with his music from the 60s and 70s.

On Saturday, Daryl Jones’ salad making demonstration produced a wonderful salad from produce purchased at the market.

As the weather gets warmer, there will be many more vendors and a much larger selection for the people attending the Market.

There were many positive comments.  The people were very pleased that Raytown residents now had their own Farmers’ Market.

The Raytown Farmers’ Market is a grower/producer only market.  All food is grown locally (within a 120 mile radius of the center of Raytown), and the person they are purchasing the produce or product from is the person who grew or made.

Eat local, eat fresh and support your local economy.

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