Who runs the Brookside Farmers’ Market?

The Brookside Farmers’ Market is a vendor-run market. That means all the farmers and producers take responsibility for running the market. The Board of Directors makes decisions about the market, the Vendor Committee recruits and evaluates new vendors and inspects vendors for compliance with market standards, and the Marketing Committee promotes the market and plans special events.

These vendor-led committees supervise a part-time Market Manager who is responsible for running the market tent, lining up musicians and chef demos, and making sure everything runs smoothly on market day. The new market manager is Magda Born. She can be reached here.

2017 Board Members:

Laura Christensen, Blue Door Farm KC – Chair

Dan Heryer, Urbavore – Vice Chair
Colleen Cable, KACI’s Muffins – Secretary
David Kesten, David’s Pasture – Treasurer and Vendor Committee Chair
Kenneth Barber, Green Gate Family Farm – Marketing Committee Chair

Jim Wood, Wood Mood Gardens
Htoo May, KiKoKo Farm
Zach Tarhini, Meta Coffee Roasting Co.
Kate Meinke, Heirloom Bakery & Hearth


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