• National Flour Month

    What Are the Different Types of Flour?

    By Hannah Schlapp, Kansas Wheat Communications Intern on March 1, 2017

    When making any type of baked good, bakers more often than not use flour to give dough rise and softness, and to add wonderful flavor and texture. We wanted to get up close and personal with this...

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  • What Does “Local” Food Really Mean?

    What Does “Local” Food Really Mean?

    March 1, 2017

    How Local is "Local"? Unlike the term “organic” where there are strict guidelines in place, “local” can mean anything from 10 to hundreds of miles depending on who you ask.  Farmers in Kansas ...

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  • 5 Things Parents Should Know About Food and Puberty

    5 Things Parents Should Know About Food and Puberty

    March 1, 2017

    There is a lot of information out there and it can be hard to sift through sensationalized stories to distill basic facts. This is true for many topics, but few hit as close to home as the food we...

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  • Spring Into Gardening

    Spring Into Gardening

    March 1, 2017

    For many people, gardening means more than having fruits and vegetables at the family table. Digging up fresh dirt, planting a seed that becomes a tomato or cucumber, and the feeling of...

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    What’s Your Farm Savvy?

    February 28, 2017

    One thing we hear a lot is people feel disconnected from the farms where their food comes from. But after a little digging, they realize they’re a lot closer to the land than they thought. How close...

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  • A Closer Look at Farmers Markets

    A Closer Look at Farmers Markets

    February 22, 2017

    “A farmers market is more than just a grocery store,” says Andrea DeJesus. “It’s a place to really connect with farmers. One of the best things about the market is when families bring their kids down...

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  • Winsor Family Blog

    Is Farming Sustainable?

    February 22, 2017

    The Winsor family began farming a patch of land in Northeast Kansas in the 1940s and has continued to care for the land since. It all began with Andy Winsor’s grandparents and grew from there....

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  • The Pendletons from Lawrence

    Meet the Pendletons from Lawrence

    By Scott Stebner on February 22, 2017

    “I found one!”  Karen Pendleton of Douglas County emerges from a row of hydroponic tomatoes holding the first ripe fruit of the season. The smile on her face is equal parts pride and amazement....

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  • Dairy Is a Clear Choice for Clean Eating

    Dairy is a Clear Choice for Clean Eating

    By Stephanie Cundith, MS, RDN, LD on February 22, 2017

    For a growing number of families, understanding the journey that their food takes from farm to table is as important as the food’s taste and nutritional value. If you’re looking for “clean labels”—...

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  • Tips to Throw a Great Super Bowl Party

    Rock Your Super Bowl Party

    By Chef Allí on February 1, 2017

    What really matters at a Super Bowl party? Food, football and friends! Yes, it’s great to decorate for the festivities, but your guests care more about good food, watching the game and the fun they’...

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