Our story continues 900 miles south and decades later in Fort Scott, where the vast plains meet tallgrass prairies. The Tuchscherer family has brought its cattle raising tradition to Kansas. Friends, family, and locals begin asking to buy these flavorful, premium quality meats.
Jump to 2007, Dr. Ryan “Tuck” Tuchscherer—great-great-grandson of the family—is living in Denver, specializing in care for professional athletes. Like his father before him (a rancher and a pharmacist who owned a chain of southern drug stores from Kansas to Texas), he splits his time tending the ranch and administering health care, swapping scrubs for boots depending on the season.