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You-pick Farms Near Wichita: Apples, Berries, Peaches & More

You Pick Farms Wichita

Every year readers ask me where they can find “you-pick” places in the Wichita area. They’re talking about the orchards and farms where families can go pick fresh produce right off the tree or vine. This is so much fun to do, and it’s a great way to enjoy fresh air and sunshine together as […]

Wichita Indoor Farmers Market 2023

Indoor Farmers Market Wichita

Do you miss the Wichita farmer’s markets already? You don’t have to! Kansas Grown is starting its Winter Farmers Market in March 2023. It is FREE to attend, but you might want to bring some shopping money.   Kansas Grown Indoor Market Your favorite vendors will be on hand at the indoor market. In years past, […]

Double-up food bucks for SNAP participants at Kansas farmers markets


Folks who participate in the SNAP program can purchase food at Kansas Markets with their EBT card, and currently, there’s a program that will let them “double up” on the benefit. The “Double-Up Bucks” program matches the amount spent dollar for dollar. (For every dollar of SNAP benefits you use at the farmers’ market, you […]

Farmer’s Market Coupons for Low-Income Seniors

Farmers Markets Wichita KS

Residents of Butler, Sedgwick, and Harvey counties who are 60 years or older with a household income is at or below 185% of the federal poverty level can apply to receive a one-time-per-year book of $30 in checks to use at local participating farmers’ markets this year. Seniors will be able to use their benefits […]

Last Harvest Party October 30

Last Harvest Party at Farmers Market in Delano October 30, 2013

The Farmers Market season is coming to a close and the Kansas Grown Farmers Market is doing it with a party. On October 30, 2013, the Last Harvest Party will be held in the parking lot of the Lawrence Dumont Stadium. This looks like it will be fun! You’ll find the regular Farmers Market vendors, […]

Green Acres Ice Cream Social Benefit

During the Farmer’s Market on Tuesday evening, Green Acres will host an Ice Cream Social benefit for Heartspring. The event will be held in the Green Acres parking lot at 21st and Rock Rd. from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on July 17. GreenAcres will be serving up all-natural, organic ice cream and offering several […]

Last Harvest Party – Delano Community Farmer’s Market

It’s the final farmer’s market until next spring, and they’re having a party. Bring the kids–in costume if you like–to make a treat bag and go trick-or-treating from booth to booth. There will be special activities, door prizes for everyone, fresh local produce, and lots of other fun. The Last Harvest Party is Wednesday, October […]