Choosing only 10 places that represent the Flint Hills at their finest is not a simple task. Take any road and sooner or later you will see something breathtaking.
We love curating helpful reading material for country living enthusiasts! If you are looking for a variety of useful books on everything from starting a farming enterprise to planting crops to drawing horses, we highly recommend the Homestead Bookshelf as the place to find what you’re looking for. We have collected public domain classics, modernContinue reading “Top 10 Reader-Favorite Books”
The beef, dairy, and dual-purpose breeds our readers are researching.
Dogs can play all sorts of roles on a small homestead, from herding sheep to guarding goats to controlling vermin to hunting game for the table. You may be curious to know what dog breeds our readers have gravitated to during their research. Here’s the answer. 10. Border Collie The classic sheepdog can be aContinue reading “Top 10 Reader-Favorite Dog Breeds”
Rewarding vegetables and herbs that will have you looking like a green thumb in no time.
Dry Wood, Good Intent, Red Onion—10 peculiar Kansas town names and their origin.
Favorite rainy-day projects from our archives.
What horse-loving child hasn’t devoured one of Marguerite Henry’s books? Henry wrote with enthusiasm and feeling, making her stories timeless masterpieces that are sure to touch the heart. While she has written many books that we could heartily recommend for readers of all ages, we have whittled down the list to ten of our absoluteContinue reading “Top 10 Marguerite Henry Books”
Whatever stage you are in as a new farmer, one of the best things you can do is to read extensively. We have picked out 10 must-reads to get you going.
Looking for a few Kansas day trip ideas? Start here for some small-town charm.