gallery An American Prairie Feast
In the latest installment of the summer food series, Sophie Menin explored the majestic plains of Flint Hills, Kansas, visited with cattle herders, and learned how to cook great brisket. Plus, view a gallery of where she went.
The Milky Way
As seen from the Flint Hills on a summer night.
Cattle grazing on the Flint Hills.
The Flint Hills in April before the annual
Burning at sunset. Patterns of the Spring Burn. Lingering Smoke Emerald Hills
A view of the Flint Hills in June, six
weeks after the April burn.
Cruising the Wild Alfalfa
Male fireflies hover over wild alfalfa on a summer night, signaling to female fireflies in the grass below.
Beauties on the Meadow
Black-Eyed Susans and other wildflowers growing on the Flint Hills.
Rose Bacon gives a herding demonstration.
Rose Bacon with Brandy, her horse. To view more of the remarkable photography
of Jim Richardson
visit his site