Hillside Honey

Advertisements 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 … Continue reading Hillside Honey

From Their Family to Yours

Advertisements 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 … Continue reading From Their Family to Yours

Watkins C Ranch

Advertisements Outdoor Escape for Your Inner Cowboy By Peggy Bair About 10 years ago, a couple of Kansas teenagers, Michael Green and Cody Heim, bumped fists in a promise to each other for the future: that they would own a ranch and spend their lives as cowboys helping other people experience the joys of country life. In the most unlikeliest of times, that dream came … Continue reading Watkins C Ranch

Sugar and Spice – and Everything Vice

Advertisements By Peggy Bair Kansas Baker Making Life a Little Sweeter and Lot More Fun By all outward appearances, Misty Dunning is just a regular citizen of Basehor, KS. She lives in a nice house at the end of a cul de sac with her husband and daughters. It’s all perfectly normal. She grew up in a small town in western Kansas with only one … Continue reading Sugar and Spice – and Everything Vice