Foodies and Farmers Connect at Zest and Zing 15

Kansas has long considered itself America's Breadbasket -- not to mention America's Meat Locker -- but many Americans have lost touch with the origins of their food. Rebuilding the bridge from farm to table is one goal of the Kansas Farm Bureau's annual Zest & Zing event, which connected foodies and farmers April 30 at Abode Venue in [...]

What’s New in the Field? {Grow Your Garden}

By Nicole Small, Blogger of the Month for May (Editor's note: This post was supposed to run on Monday but got waylaid by technical difficulties. Sorry for the delay, Nicole!) Last week, I spent a a few days listening to speakers at the Alltech Symposium. They talked about how we need to look differently at [...]

Tour a Kansas Wheat Field {Grow Your Garden}

By Nicole Small, KSWB Blogger of the Month for May May's theme is Grow Your Garden.  I have to be honest, I do have a very small garden, but my full time job as a farmer keeps me so busy that my garden only consists of a few tomatoes, broccoli, hot peppers and onions. We [...]