The stories out of Vidalia, GA are probably our favorite part of everything we do. We love it all, but there’s something special about this onion and the people who grow it.
The legendary Vidalia Onion might be the greatest accident in the history of ag. It’s hard to imagine living without ’em now, but they actually didn’t even exist until the 1930s.
Fruits and veggies are in full swing in Florida in the coldest months of the year — we start this episode in the Everglades February and by July we found ourselves in North Carolina.
Where the food comes from doesn’t much matter if you can’t get it from there to where it needs to be. Enter transportation & logistics.
Citrus is an endangered species and Florida growers have a choice: Stand and fight, quit, or adapt. We’ll introduce you to people who’ve taken every one of those paths.
We take oranges, grapefruit, lemons and limes for granted. They’re always there when we want ’em. But did you have any idea that in just a few years they may all be gone?
Tobacco was the crop that built North Carolina agriculture. Sweetpotatoes like the same land, the same equipment, the same workers — it was a natural transition.
Quick, how to you spell sweetpotato? If you think we just did it wrong, think again — that’s the scientific way. And if you grow sweetpotatoes in North Carolina, it matters.
Farming doesn’t just happen in the country — there’s an urban agricultural revolution afoot and Brick Street Farms in St. Petersburg, FL is doing it on a 1/3 acre asphalt lot.
Joe grows hundreds of thousands of gourmet mushrooms in his home laboratory. Ironically, when he started, he didn’t even care for mushrooms.