Sheridan Wimmer

Sheridan Wimmer

Born and raised in Kansas, Sheridan Wimmer has an appreciation for the state’s agricultural diversity. Representing the best interests of Kansas farmers and ranchers is Sheridan’s jam (or jelly, no discrimination). Great food and wine are at the top of Sheridan’s sustenance list and she knows it wouldn’t be here without the hard work of our farmers and ranchers.


  • Growing Hope Globally

    By Sheridan Wimmer on August 16, 2021

    A lot of us come from small towns—where there’s maybe one stoplight (if even that), a lot of dogs and a good amount of good people. Our small towns in Kansas see community involvement with fairs,...

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    Why Beans are Good for You

    By Sheridan Wimmer on August 10, 2021

    We all know the little rhyme about beans – beans, beans the magical fruit. We’ll stop there, but the reason beans make us a tad gassy is because of raffinose, a carbohydrate that’s poorly digested by...

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  • Purple on the Prairie

    By Sheridan Wimmer on July 22, 2021

    “Lavender latte, please.” Lavender flavors have been gaining popularity, especially among coffee drinkers. The herb is believed to help reduce stress and anxiety, so it’s no surprise the purple...

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  • Beef in Grocery Store

    Beef Up Your Diet

    By Sheridan Wimmer on May 5, 2021

    Warmer months mean warming up our grills. Apron on and tongs in hand, we are excited every year when the temperatures reach a level where standing outside for a period of time is comfortable, or at...

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  • Fresh Produce

    Addressing Food Insecurity in Kansas

    By Sheridan Wimmer on May 5, 2021

    “When you have more than you need, build a longer table, not a higher fence.” For Debbie Bearden in Allen County, her dad was an example of someone who built longer tables. “I grew up on a dairy...

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  • 456 Wineries Scott Kohl

    Growing Entrepreneurs From the Vine

    By Sheridan Wimmer on April 26, 2021

    Editor's note: This article originally appeared in August 2019 in MHK Business News. All photos are by David Mayes.  Growing up on a wheat farm in Ellis, Scott Kohl didn’t expect to be where he is...

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  • Workout nutrition

    By Sheridan Wimmer on February 1, 2021

    Unless you drive an electric vehicle, you know fuel is important for your vehicle to perform well. And whether you’re the type of person who fills up when you’re half empty or when your fuel light...

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    Turning Wrenches into Opportunities

    By Sheridan Wimmer on November 30, 2020

    Wrenches have been thrown into 2020. Wrenches named COVID-19. Even with the wrenches thrown in, county Farm Bureaus in Kansas took those wrenches and twisted their programming to fit new bolts. They...

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    Change To a Healthier Diet

    By Sheridan Wimmer on November 11, 2020

    Lately, all we’ve been hearing about is change. The change in our lifestyles because of COVID-19 has required all of us to adapt in at least one way or another. While we understand the many...

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    Quiz: What Spooky Character Are You?

    By Sheridan Wimmer on October 22, 2020

    Tell us your fall/Halloween preferences and we'll tell you what spooky character you are, PLUS a recipe! Take the quiz here! Loading...(function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){var ql=document.querySelectorAll('...

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