Betty Sayers

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Betty Sayers is a co-founder of Nebraska Rural Living. She lives in Holdrege, NE. Read more about her on the ‘About Us’ page.

Town Talk

Town Talk

Rural Foodies rediscovered an appointed restaurant in Cambridge with a menu prepared by a chef that sources quality ingredients and cooks them to perfection. The food is served by a professional and friendly staff. Join writer Betty Sayers as she once again enjoys the delicious food at the Town Talk restaurant in Cambridge…

Cunningham’s Feed

Cunningham’s Feed

Sixteen years ago, Kevin and Mitzi Urbom’s daughter suggested the possibility of opening a restaurant in their hometown of Arapahoe so she could practice her new culinary skills. While the original plan changed somewhat, that request resulted in the renovation of a former feed store in Cunningham’s Feed, which now serves some of the best salmon, filet mignon and homemade bread pudding in rural Nebraska…

Organic grains are the stars at Grain Place Foods

Organic grains are the stars at Grain Place Foods

When the Rural Foodies heard about David Vetter and Grain Place Foods from organic growers near Bertrand, Nebraska, they had to find out the scoop. So they headed to Marquette, Nebraska, where they were greeted by the homespun smell of fresh grains the minute they walked in the door…

Eustis Pool Hall

Eustis Pool Hall

The legendary Eustis Pool Hall on Railway Street in Eustis, Nebraska, is approaching 100 years of delivering food, beverages and good times for families in the Eustis, Cozad, Lexington, and Johnson Lake region…

Chez Bubba Café

Chez Bubba Café

At Chez Bubba in Goehner, you’re as likely to run into a businessman in a suit as you are a farmer who has just stopped in after checking his crops. Chez Bubba serves one and all at the family-centered barbecue joint an easy commute from Lincoln, Nebraska. That’s just the way owners Matt and Julie Howe envisioned it…

Jay Bros. Truck Stop

Jay Bros. Truck Stop

Many travelers traverse Interstate 80 through Nebraska, but there is one stop that is rare among the gas pumps and usual convenience store snacks found along the thoroughfare. Betty Sayers leads us to Jay Bros. Truck Stop in Overton, Nebraska, where diners can get a tank of gas and tasty, transformative Indian food all in one stop…

Speakeasy Restaurant

Speakeasy Restaurant

The Speakeasy Steak House in Sacramento, Nebraska, has been busy for decades making sure that people won’t forget Sacramento. Fine food and full flavor keep pulling foodies to the out-of-the-way restaurant…

Plainsman Steakhouse

Plainsman Steakhouse

Rumors of fine food or craft beer will lure the Rural Foodies to the most hidden niches of rural Nebraska. This month, the promise of great food with excellent service sent them on a hunt for the Plainsman Steakhouse in Juniata…

A Maker’s Delight – Rye Bread and Aronia Berry Jelly

A Maker’s Delight – Rye Bread and Aronia Berry Jelly

Bronze and mahogany leaves twist off their stems and flutter down to remind the grass that the season turns, and it too will turn from soft and green to a brittle brown. A brilliant autumn day in October, and I’m inside looking out from my kitchen window thinking about engaging in a bread baking extravaganza…

A Scenic September Ride on the Peckerneck Trail

Harlan County Reservoir is home to many tracks and trails, but one has been especially developed for horses and hikers alone. Peckerneck Trail Riders are hosting a fund raiser to pay for trail improvements. They invite you to join them. Call Christine Bruce for more information. See their invitation below: The trail begins at Alma…

Nebraska Mushroom

Nebraska Mushroom

It’s all about fungi in this month’s Rural Foodies find. Betty Sayers explored the fascination that led Ash Gordon to grow and promote Nebraska mushrooms. She dives deep and gets her hands dirty to dig up the scoop on the many forms of mushrooms…

Sweet Corn

Sweet Corn

August and sweet corn go hand in hand here in Nebraska. With the tall green plants swaying in the breeze, there was no way the Rural Foodies could forego a chance to pick up a bag of the candy sweet treat. And of course, Betty Sayers is sharing with us…

Photo Montage – All the Fun in 36 Hours

Photo Montage – All the Fun in 36 Hours

Where: Harry Strunk Reservoir near Cambridge When: A weekend in July Photographs by Shirley Butz Smiles, paddles, boats, fishing, cooking, exploring, resting, laughing, splashing! 36 Hours at Harry Strunk Lake near Cambridge, Nebraska, a playful landscape for creating fun, stories, and memories that will cultivate peace and hope far into the future. See more at…

Tu Casa

Tu Casa

When the Center for Rural Affairs contacted the Rural Foodies about two brothers in rural Nebraska with a prosperous food truck business, the Foodies were hooked. They had to go check on this tantalizing food truck in Norfolk, Nebraska, and they came back with rave reviews and a hunger for more…

Bee with Us in Our Apiary

IMG_0349 Join Scott Monthey at our apiary in the Platte River Valley near Overton, NE. Scott is introducing 4 packages of spring bees to their new home in the apiary. Can you pick out the queen? See Scott’s video by clicking on img-0349 above: Videographer, Scott Monthey We purchased the spring bee packages from George…

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