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2017 Flint Hills Greener Living Show

The Flint Hills Greener Living Show is a combination of three different community events. The former Emporia Lawn, Flower, and Garden Show, the Flint Hills Sustainability Fair and the Small Farms Big Ideas Conference have combined to bring this new show to the Flint Hills area.  

The Flint Hills Greener Living Show will be held Saturday, February 25 and Sunday, February 26 at the Anderson Building located on the Lyon County Fairgrounds in Emporia, KS.

Presentation Schedule

Saturday, February 25

9:30 am - High Tunnels, Tracy Karcher, NRCS and John Conway, Lyon County Conservation District

11:00 am - Bird Watching, Chuck Otte, K-State Research and Extension - Geary County Agriculture Extension Agent

1:30 pm - Water Features, Mike Scheller, Owner, Scheller's Lawn and Landscape Inc.

3:00 pm - Certified Backyard Habitats and Monarch Watch/Monarch Habitats,  Cindy Higgins, Kansas Wildlife Federation


Sunday, February 26

1:00 pm - B.E.e. University (Bee Education), Britt Hopper, B.E.e. Hopper

2:00 pm - Honey and Honey Products, Britt Hopper, B.E.e Hopper

3:00 pm - Common Backyard Wildlife and Nuisance Wildlife Control, Drew Ricketts, Kansas State University


Click here to download a Presentation Schedule.


Vendor Information

If you are interested in being a vendor at the Flint Hills Greener Living, please contact Travis Carmichael at the Lyon County Extension Office at (620) 341-3220 for more information or click here to download a vendor registration packet.

Vendor pricing:

10' x 12' Booth (inside) - $100.00 per booth (limit 2 booths per vendor)

25' x 25' Outdoor exhibit space for large equipment - $25.00 per space

Electricity for booth - free (on a first come basis)

Vendor logo for PowerPoint presentation - free


Thank You to Our Sponsors

Chase County Conservation District

Eagle Creek WRAPS

Fall River WRAPS

Kansas Water Office

K-State Research and Extension - Flint Hills District

K-State Research and Extension - Lyon County


Lyon County

Lyon County Conservation District

Morris County Conservation District


Scheller's Lawn and Landscape

Toronto WRAPS

Twin Lakes WRAPS

Wabunsee County Conservation District

Contact Info

Travis R. Carmichael
Horticulture and Community Development
County Extension Agent

K-State Research and Extension - Lyon County
2632 W. Hwy 50
Emporia, KS 66801
Phone: (620) 341-3220
Fax: (620) 341-3228
Email: trcarmic@ksu.edu