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Enjoy a Flint Hills feast in Alma
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MANHATTAN — The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s From the Land of Kansas program is sponsoring the Flint Hills Feast at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, June 23, at The Volland Store in Alma. This culinary pop-up is going to be a unique foodie experience featuring authentic tastings from the Flint Hills region of Kansas along with live music, libations, local artisan tastings, cooking demonstration, art viewing, and more.

This event offers the public an opportunity to meet local producers including Alma Cheese, Manhattan Brewing Company, Alma Bakery & Sweet Shoppe, Sweet Granada, Boot Hill Distillery, Guilty Biscuit, Piccalilli Farm, Woolly Bee Farm, MHK Caravan and Pacheco Beef.

The Flint Hills Feast will be held at The Volland Store, which is the perfect setting for an evening of great food, drinks, live music and art. The evening will feature a live cooking demonstration by The Curious Plate and Pacheco Beef. The duo will be sharing tips and tricks on cooking and seasoning beef.

Tickets can be purchased for the event by visiting the Flint Hills Feast link found on the KDA From the Land of Kansas page at An event ticket includes:

• Sample tastings from local Kansas artisan vendors

• Beef cooking demonstration from your co-hosts: Arturo & Wrenn Pacheco of Pacheco Beef & Lauren Grier of The Curious Plate

• Live music from Tallgrass Express

• Art viewing at The Volland Store

Events like the Flint Hills Feast support the goals of From the Land of Kansas to support businesses that grow, produce, process or manufacture products in Kansas, and to provide consumers with local, Kansas-grown food. Find out more about From the Land of Kansas and find member companies at