Antique Mall Changes

Leavenworth Antique Mall New Owners   By Peggy Bair  Expect to see a lot of changes in the coming weeks at the Leavenworth Antique Mall, 505 Delaware St., Leavenworth. Kathleen Wade is the new owner of the shop. Wade purchased the popular mall last month from Alma and Diana “Dee” Barr, who owned the building since 1998. Wade, along with her husband Ric Almack, bring … Continue reading Antique Mall Changes

Hillside Honey

The Art of Bee-ing in Easton, KS by Peggy Bair Keeping bees happy isn’t a perfect science but it is a family endeavor for the veteran-owned Martin family. Hillside Honey Apiary is in Easton, KS, a small town nestled in Leavenworth County. Shelley and her husband Ty Martin tend about 80 hives. The farm has a myriad of custom products ranging from face creams to … Continue reading Hillside Honey

From Their Family to Yours

A Season in the Life of Jirak Family Produce by Peggy Bair Any given day out in Cummings, KS, Mark and Theresa Jirak will be getting dirty. The Jirak Family Produce farm is never short on chores as it produces slicing tomatoes, grape tomatoes, green beans, eggplant, sweet corn, watermelon, cantaloupe, zucchini, yellow straight neck squash, pumpkins, cucumbers, peppers, winter squash and honey. When people … Continue reading From Their Family to Yours