Business Growth: 2018 Spring Issue


Farm to Table: REES FRUIT FARM

By Kim Gronniger Photo by JD Melton Rees Fruit Farm has been providing fruits and vegetables to people in northeast Kansas since 1901 and continues to evolve as trends shift….


Farm to Table: OATIE BEEF

By Kim Gronniger Photo by JD Melton The inspiration for Oatie Beef struck Dallas Picolet as he watched a television commercial touting the health benefits of a humble bowl of oatmeal. He…


Farm to Table: THE WHITE LINEN

By Kim Gronniger Photo by JD Melton Adam VanDonge loves to listen to Mozart, Sinatra, and Beethoven as he puts his culinary school and country club training to work preparing entrees as…



By Kim Gronniger Photo by JD Melton At the RowHouse Restaurant, patrons might find proprietor Greg Fox snipping basil from the backyard garden for a seasonal signature cocktail or preparing an entrée…

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  By Jamie Slack Photos by David Vincent Reacting to the increasing demand for retail stores downtown, Lenora’s husband, Theodis Williams, opened a men’s clothing boutique last year. Because clothing is a…

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Bountiful Boutique: HEAVENLY CREATIONS

  By Jamie Slack Photos by David Vincent Heavenly Creations owner Lenora Williams always wanted to make people feel beautiful and felt she had a talent for doing so. A cosmetologist entrepreneur, she operates…

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Bountiful Boutique: ETHAN + ANNA

By Jamie Slack Photos by David Vincent Ethan + Anna owners Aimee Rosenow and Kim Adair relied on Ashley Carson, owner of Ash Boutique, for her knowledge of creating a specialized boutique…

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Bountiful Boutiques: ASH BOUTIQUE

By Jamie Slack Photos by David Vincent Ashley Carson, owner of Ash Boutique in Westboro, established the roots of her vision as a child when she sold friendship bracelets in her neighborhood. Realizing that…


Last Word: Mayor Michelle De La Isla

In January, Michelle De La Isla became the first Hispanic mayor of Topeka. She previously served on the Topeka City Council representing the District 5 council seat and as the…


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