May 2-3 Sampler Festival will highlight Kansas products

May 2-3 Sampler Festival will highlight Kansas products

From the Land of Kansas hosts passport challenge for prize plus couple for merchandise or discount

The 26th annual Kansas Sampler Festival is May 2 and 3 in Wamego and From the Land of Kansas will be there to showcase food and beverage member companies at the tent on the Sunrise Campus.

“The Kansas Sampler Festival is a fun and entertaining environment,” Stacy Mayo, director of From the Land of Kansas said. “Kansas is full of locally owned businesses that produce high-quality food and products; the festival allows us to appreciate and learn about unique products made right here in our home state.”

MARCIE STUMPIN': Kansas Sampler Foundation Marcie Penner "Stumpin for Kansas" at a prior Kansas Sampler Festival.

To encourage festival participants to seek out the From the Land of Kansas member booths throughout the festival grounds, From the Land of Kansas is hosting a passport challenge.  When the passport is completed, marked by all of the participating members and validated at the From the Land of Kansas tent, participants are eligible to win a prize and will receive a $5 off coupon to use on trademark merchandise at the festival or a 10 percent discount on trademark merchandise to redeem on the recently launched From the Land of Kansas Marketplace.

The Kansas Department of Agriculture and From the Land of Kansas trademark program provide support and assistance to help make Kansas businesses more successful, grow rural communities, expand markets for Kansas agricultural products, and grow the agricultural workforce.

The From the Land of Kansas tent will be located on the east side, sunrise campus. Members located within the From the Land of Kansas tent include: Alma Bakery & Sweet Shop, Alma Creamery, Cashmere Popcorn, Grandma Hoerner’s, Hildebrand Farms Dairy, K’s Vineyard Candles, Kansas Foods, Kansas Originals Market & Gallery, Munson’s Prime, Oatie Beef, Prairie Harvest and Thrill’s Kettle Corn.

Additional members participating in the festival include: 4 D Acres Everything Emu, Alpacas of Wildcat Hollow, Becky’s Bierocks, Dale Family Farms, Dorema Farm, Flint Hills Aromatherapy, Inc, Franklin County CVB, Glaciers Edge Winery, Grannie’s Homemade Mustard, Great Bend CVB, Highland Community College, Hodgeman County Economic Development, Holmes Made Sala, Liberal CVB, Oz Winery, Smoky Hill Vineyards & Winery, Wheat State Distilling, Wheat State Wine Co and Wyldewood Cellars.

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