Larry Smith is a Christmas tree grower in the tiny North Carolina town of Newland, population about 700. But he’s hardly the only tree farmer — it’s pretty much what they do!
Still in NC, we meet a volunteer fire fighter, a grower who earmarks funds for cancer support, a cancer survivor, and a former NFL star who gave it all up to give it all up.
Farmers are committed to serving and giving back to their communities. Meet the amazing crew of Ripe For Revival, a touring pantry serving the communities needing it the most.
We pick this one up right where we left off — with the big sprint to the finish at SEPC Southern Exposure! Here’s Part 2 of our SEPC Spectacular — welcome to the show!
Most people have never been to a produce trade show or even know they exist! This is where people who grow food by the ton meet people who buy by the ton.
The only problem with Vidalia Onions is they’re only available from April ’til September. But what happened when the market began to demand them year round?
They call Georgia the Peach State with good reason. Lane Southern Orchards has been growing peaches — and another Georgia Grown favorite, pecans — since 1908.
Food waste is a huge issue. Americans throw away about a third of what they buy. But did you know farmers are only able to harvest about 60% of what they plant on average?
Rising food costs, a horrible pandemic and uncertain economic times have all led to an unprecedented demand for access to affordable — preferably free — healthy food.
Chip is still back in time working, and he is tired. No wonder, a blacksmith’s forge, finishing the turpentine process, a ride with train engineers and grinding corn will do it.