Farm Aid Excitement in Kansas City, Kansas


There is a lot going on in Kansas City the week of Farm Aid.  On Thursday and Friday, farmers advocates will meet at the National Agricultural Hall of Fame Museum, in Bonner Springs, Kansas,.  On Thursday night there will be a farmer’s advocates appreciation dinner.  For information on this limited-space event: go here.

But, still no news of when Willie Nelson will be inducted into the Agricultural Hall of Fame, but I’m asking around.  If anyone knows, let us know.

National Agricultural Hall of Fame
630 North 126th Street
Bonner Springs, Kansas

On Friday night, the music festival that is Farm Aid launches, with a couple of pre-Farm Aid parties:

Farm Aid 2011 Kick Off Party, 5 pm – 8 pm

Sprint Plaza, LIVESTRONG Sporting Park, One Sporting Way, Kansas City

Join us from 5 to 8 for an evening of live music, family farm-sourced HOMEGROWN concessions, and entertaining and educational exhibits that explore what it takes to produce the good food we all need, new models of farming, do it yourself activities and urban homesteading.

This evening is a way for everyone in Kansas City to be a part of Farm Aid’s annual concert. Bring your family and friends to this one-of-a-kind event at LIVESTRONG Sporting Park, One Sporting Way, Kansas City, Kansas 66111.

  • A musical mix of local bands featuring Oriole Post
  • HOMEGROWN Concessions Food—Corn Dogs, Grilled Pork Sandwiches, and more
  • Over twenty lively exhibits from farming groups from Kansas City and the region
  • Farmers’ Market featuring fresh produce from local farms

Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the door. Click here to view, RSVP or share this event on Facebook.

Farm Aid Eve, 7 pm – 9 pm

Executive Suite, LIVESTRONG Sporting Park, One Sporting Way, Kansas City

$50 per person

Includes live music and fresh, family farm food!

RSVP to Kari By Aug 5 ( or register online here.

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