Don’t worry parents- it’s not forever! Most schools are wrapping up their school year this week and kids anxiously (understatement) await being out for the summer. Summer can be a great time to incorporate kids in meal & snack prep, while keeping them from being bored and teaching culinary skills.

Kansas City is filled with so many treasures that sometimes it is hard to choose. Well look no further! For Buy Local. Buy KC. we are featuring Jasper’s Ristorante. This local company is the name in pasta sauces, salad dressings, and Italian sausage. We sat down with Jasper J. Mirabile Jr., Co-owner/chef, to see what … Continued

​At Cosentino’s, we pride ourselves in supporting local Kansas City companies and encouraging others to buy local. Here’s a glimpse of our chat with David Belfonte, Operations/Sales Manager at Belfonte, about his family’s famous ice cream and dairy.

As Buy Local. Buy KC. moves along, we continue through places and things KC knows as a staple. A great example is Boulevard Brewing Company, which is a name everyone knows when thinking of Kansas City. Here is our interview with John McDonald, Founder and President, talking to us about Boulevard and his passion for … Continued

At Cosentino’s, we strive to provide products that are safe and healthy for our customers. Today, we would like to introduce Indigo Wild, LLC. This local company provides a line of Body Care and natural cleaning supplies that will assist in your every day life. We caught up with their merchandiser, Hannah, to see what … Continued

To kick-off our Buy Local. Buy KC campaign, we wanted to spotlight a fun loving KC company whose primary focus is pampering pooches with delicious dog treats.  EVP Global Business Development Jerry Dear gives us a look behind the local brand.

May has to be my favorite month, with winter’s exit, my birthday (in which I never age!) and the official kick-off to summer! May also is the month that gives me the greatest blessing of all- the ability to celebrate a Mother’s day of my own.

As a provider and member of the Kansas City community, we are blessed with being able to partner with many local small businesses. We know these companies have great products, but many don’t always have the resources to get the word out.