Wichita: Regional Farmers Market Vendor Workshop

Farmers’ markets are growing across the state and continue to be an important source of fresh fruit, vegetables, meat, dairy and other agricultural products from small towns to large metropolitan areas. In 2015, 56 farmers’ markets were registered with the Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Central Registration of Farmers’ Markets. To support Kansas’ farmers’ markets, KDA [...]

Produce Farm Twilight Tour

Bus tour to showcase Wichita-area farms and food safety management Like most farmers, Tom Brown, co-owner of Meadowlark Farm outside of Wichita, takes a dim view of what he considers unnecessary government regulations meddling in his operation. One such piece of legislation is the Produce Safety Rule—the first mandatory federal standard for growing, harvesting, packing and [...]