A spring fundraiser for Kauffman Museum on May 2, 2021.

Celebrate and Learn

Celebrate spring and learn about Low German Mennonite food culture with FaspBox, faspa in a box from Kauffman Museum! Faspa is a light, evening meal consisting of bread, meat, jam, butter and cheese. 

Pickup and Delivery Details

  • FaspBoxes may be picked up at Kauffman Museum between 4:30 and 6:30 on Sunday, May 2.
  • If you choose delivery, FaspBoxes will be delivered to your home on May 2 between 5:00 and 6:30.
  • Delivery drivers will not enter your home. Please be prepared to answer your door.
  • For delivery farther than 15 miles from North Newton, please contact Andi Andres to set up a rendezvous location.
  • Kidron Bethel Village and Schowalter Villa will allow delivery to assisted living and health care entrances.

Your FaspBox will include: 

Cured meat from Gillispie Meats, Newton

Elbing Cheese from Grazing Plains Farm, Whitewater

Zwieback made by local bakers

Bonne Maman preserves

Butter, mustard and pickles

Homemade cookies

Related Kauffman Museum and faspa activities


Exclusive Premiere: “Of Zwieback and Faspa”

FaspBox participants will have exclusive access to the premiere of local historian Glen Ediger’s recorded presentation exploring the history, traditions and stories of Zwieback and a meal called Faspa. Guests will receive viewing information via email prior to May 2.

Premiering in








Please RSVP no later than April 26


Register online using the link below or by returning your FaspBox invitation response card with payment to Kauffman Museum, 300 East 27th Street, North Newton, 67117. 

Have questions? Please email Andi Schmidt Andres at asa@bethelks.edu, or call us at (316) 283-1612

Murmurations & Exaltations Registration



27th and North Main St.
North Newton, KS 67117
Across from the main campus of
Bethel College


(316) 283-1612
Mailing address:
300 E. 27th Street
North Newton, KS, 67117-1716


Tue-Fri  9:30am-4:30pm
Sat-Sun 1:30pm-4:30pm
Closed Mondays and
Major Holidays