Mohaska Farmhouse offers refined local flavor

Taylor Best

Since its establishment in 2012, Mohaska Farmhouse, located in the heart of Joplin on 1821 South Main Street, has gained recognition for their quality, organic, innovative menu items.

Upon arrival, guests are immediately greeted by a warm, friendly staff, a rustic/country interior consisting of beautiful wood floors, bright fall colors, and an engulfing aroma that makes you feel as though you are surrounded by good friends next to a cozy campfire.

The friendly server who waited on me suggested several menu items, and after careful consideration, I decided on their fresh, daily-prepared bread paired with extra-virgin olive oil and for an appetizer, mushrooms stuffed with cream cheese, local Italian sausage, bacon and caramelized onions.

For an entree, I ordered the Pheathered Philly, which is composed of organic chicken, mushrooms, red peppers, onions, provolone, and herb mayo pressed between two heavenly pieces of bread.

The proud owners of this experience, Jamey Smith and Eric Dicharry, have certainly proven their passion worthwhile.

The atmosphere resonates with warmth and is family friendly. The menu has a variety of items; from wood-fire pizza to melt in your mouth sub sandwiches. The price range is reasonable, with most of their menu staying between $10-$20.

Taking the quality of Mohaska’s food into consideration, customers really are paying for the best garden-fresh farm food in the area. Their local producers include Ozark Heritage pork, Sunnylane Farm for beef and chicken, and Farmer’s Market fruits, vegetables, herbs and honey.