Learn traits of the agricultural experience and soil cultivation. You'll see how food gets from a north-central Kansas farm and ranchland to your table. Discover how the farms and ranches along the plains have developed a strong heritage that has helped shape our community.
Want a shot at reality? Here's your chance. An authentic experience in Kansas' most vital industry: agriculture. Throughout this region, farmers and ranchers operate agriculture-based attractions to offer genuine visitor experiences. You'll appreciate what it takes to deliver food to the local grocery store from farms and ranches like these.
Lazy T Ranch
Original cowboy poetry, hayrack rides, chuckwagon suppers and scenic vistas of the Flint Hills. All at a historic, family-owned ranch just a short horse ride away. The Lazy T barn is on the national register of historic places. More information 785-539-7899) from Lazy T Ranch.
River Creek Farm
Just a 15-minute drive on K-18 east brings you to this fourth-generation farm in the scenic Kaw River Valley along Zeandale Road, 10 miles east of Manhattan and just south of St. George across the Kansas River. Tour the farm or camp in a rustic cabin among natural habitat. Hike among the wildflowers or take a harvest ride on a combine. More information 785-456-9201) from River Creek Farm.