Big Shoal Farm now selling at Gladstone Farmers Market

Eugene Suter, chairman of the Friends of the Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum board, stands near the Big Shoal Farm, located on the Atkins-Johnson Farm property in Kansas City.

The Friends of the Atkins-Johnson Museum's Big Shoal Farm has added the Gladstone Farmers Market to locations where it sells fresh produce to benefit the museum.

The farm has seven acres under cultivation on the south side of the Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum property at 4109 NE Pleasant Valley Road in Kansas City.

The farm is growing sweet corn, sunflowers and pumpkins. Currently, sweet corn is picked every morning and sold from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday in the parking lots of the museum and Westlake Ace Hardware at 5945 NE Antioch Road. Sales are at the Gladstone Farmers Market from 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays at 7010 N. Holmes St.

Corn will be available until the end of July. Big Shoal Farm is also planning special events for the harvest and the sale of sunflowers this summer and pumpkins this fall.

For more information, call 550-6714.