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.

Coppermill Steakhouse and Lounge

Coppermill Steakhouse and Lounge

Are you serious about steak? Are you on a quest for the richest, juiciest, meatiest flavor on the planet? Celebrate your golden moment in McCook, Nebraska, where you will meet chefs, ranchers, cattle feeders and beef connoisseurs…

Cedar Hills Vineyard and Gardens

Cedar Hills Vineyard and Gardens

The Rural Foodies thoroughly enjoyed the scenery through the South Loup River Valley, but they were even more delighted to find Cedar Hills Vineyard and Gardens at the end of the road. Owners Clay and Heidi Schutz welcomed them warmly and it was the perfect day…

Guardian Angels Life Services

Guardian Angels Life Services

In this update, writer Betty Sayers learns about the successes that continue to drive GALS forward. The company helps with financial management for those with disabilities who find it hard to manage their own finances…

Lewis Produce

Lewis Produce

Writer Betty Sayers first met Marlen Lewis in Holdrege, Nebraska. They were both attending an meeting organized by Nebraska Food Co-op to discuss how to best highlight fresh local produce. The well-spoken man captured Betty’s attention and she soon arranged to make a trip to his garden near Orleans, Nebraska…

Red Road Herb Retreat and Learning Center, LLC

Red Road Herb Retreat and Learning Center, LLC

Betty Sayers met Rachel Liester, a country herbalist and entrepreneur at her family’s enterprise, Red Road Herbs, near Stanton, Nebraska, for a crash course on herbs and their medicinal and healing properties…

McCook Economic Development Corporation (MEDC)

McCook Economic Development Corporation (MEDC)

McCook is a town that gets it right when creating a city center that draws walkers, bicyclists, foodies and shoppers. But that didn’t just happen by accident. It took hard work and cooperation from a group of citizens focused on a common vision…

CNPPID invites birds “rest your wings!”

CNPPID invites birds “rest your wings!”

In Betty Sayers’ essay this month, she explores how Central Nebraska Public Power has turned conservation into one of its central missions…

Fun on Nebraska Waters

Fun on Nebraska Waters

Here in Nebraska we know that towns empty out on the summer weekends as people head to their nearest lake, pond or stream for some outdoor fun. It’s often listed as one of the top items people are looking for when they choose where to live in Nebraska…

Farmers’ Market Produce

Farmers’ Market Produce

In this month’s Rural Foodie adventure, Betty Sayers steps outside to visit Jean and Garreld Fecht, whose veggies grace the aisles of many of central Nebraska farmers’ markets. After visiting with the Fechts at Holdrege’s farmers’ market, Betty visits their garden acres in and around Axtell to get to the root of the story…

The Power Side of the Central Equation

The Power Side of the Central Equation

We are continuing our year-long look at the importance of water in Nebraska by turning to the hydropower side of the story. Betty Sayers talks with key players at Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation to find out what keeps the turbines turning at Central’s four hydro plants…

Those Blasted Signs

Those Blasted Signs

Tucked in among the canyons of Gosper County is a family farmstead where a thriving sign business lives. Cristal and Jeremy Hansen live north of Smithfield and operate Those Blasted Signs & Designs from their rural setting…

Stones Thoreau

Stones Thoreau

This month writer Betty Sayers turned onto Davenport’s wide main street and found herself in front of Stones Thoreau and South Maple Street, a food-based enterprise started by entrepreneur and visionary Dr. Harold Stone…

Mariscos Villarreal Seafood Restaurant

Mariscos Villarreal Seafood Restaurant

If you need another way to beat the wintertime blues, look no further than Betty Sayer’s feature on Mariscos Villarreal Seafood Restaurant in Grand Island. Since we can’t send everyone on a holiday trip to sunny Mexico, Mariscos Villarreal is the next best thing…

Tru Cafe

Tru Cafe

Tru Café is a unique family-owned restaurant which seamlessly melds five businesses into one. Roberta and Mark Loescher and their family run Tru as a place where diners find artful plates of wholesome and flavorful seasonal menu items…

The Buckle – part 2

The Buckle – part 2

One of the missions of Nebraska Rural Living is to report on entrepreneurial success, so at some point it became too hard to ignore the elephant in our own back yard and we arranged a two-part look at who Buckle is and what they do…

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