Made In Kansas

Made in Kansas

Where to stock up on Kansas Jerky

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Photography: Dave Leiker Drawing on fresh, local supplies and a heritage of meat production, small Kansas businesses produce some of the nation’s best jerky Rich in protein, low in calories…

Food & Drink

Morning Light Kombucha

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Photography by Nick Krug It’s about taking care of yourself and your community. Melinda Williamson (mshkoteni bodwewadmi/Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation), the founder of Morning Light Kombucha, has…

Made in Kansas

'Tribal Enterprises Adapt to Community Needs'

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Photography by Ryan Coody The Baxoje (Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska) are located in the northeast corner of Kansas, and they are doing big things economically. With more than 26 enterprises…

Food & Drink

Poppin 'Good: Princeton Popcorn

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KANSAS!/Bill Stephen Bob Ralph was raised a city boy, in the heart of Overland Park. But when he was growing up there in the 1980s, he frequented a patch of nearby farmland that became his…

Arts & Entertainment

Beauty in Paper, Blooms and Glass

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Wayasashi Studio From her home studio in Wichita, Tomiyo Tajiri creates stunning kimonos, origami art and accessories. Tajiri began studying her craft while growing up on Okinoerabujima, a small…

Made in Kansas

A Tip of the Hat | Hatman Jack's

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Jack Kellogg’s interest in fashion and history led him into the hat business at age 17. “The hat was the accessory that stood out the most,” he says. “It made the biggest statement about who a person…

Arts & Entertainment

Sarah Zepick Pottery | Artist Profile

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Sarah Zepick describes her pottery as hand-built pieces with organic edges. Her distinctive look usually involves a white glaze with gold rim. Her design wasn’t something she started out doing. “It…

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History & Heritage

The Game of Kings (and cowboys)

A Flint Hills ranch keeps a rougher version of polo alive Photography by Jason Dailey\ Polo is one of the world’s oldest sports…

Reasons to Love Kansas

A Herd, Once More

The Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas works to care for and grow its herd of bison as a practical and symbolic bridge between its past and future…

Arts & Entertainment

Working from a Past Heading to a Future

Ric Dunwoody and Mona Cliff talk contemporary Native art and the futures they envision Photography by Jason Dailey (Mona Cliff) and Aaron…

Reasons to Love Kansas

Forging Our Best Neighborhoods

Photography by Fally Afani, mural in Lecompton Gaston Bachelard’s landmark and influential book The Poetics of Space is a…

Reasons to Love Kansas

Beautiful Days in Our Neighborhoods

We explore and celebrate different neighborhoods across the state Illustration by Abra Shirley When people talk about neighborhoods, they…

Reasons to Love Kansas

Haunted Atchison

The historic riverfront town in eastern Kansas is known for spooky homes, ghostly legends and things that go bump in the night Story by…

History & Heritage

Airship Alert!

In the late 1800s, Kansans were inventing early aircraft, and mysterious ships were (reportedly) navigating the skies Illustrations by Lana…