Q&A with a livestock farmer who serves as executive director of the Farm Animal Care Coalition of Tennessee.
Chef Tyler Brown of the Capitole Grille at the Hermitage Hotel in Nashville raises much of the fresh food served at the acclaimed restaurant.
For Andy and Ellie Holt, thinking outside of the box is the name of the game. This diversified farm family raises pigs, pines and pumpkins on their West Tennessee farm.
When it comes to sheep, Reyes Rich isn’t your typical Bo Peep. He and his family run the sixth generation of Ginny Ridge Farms, which includes beef cattle, broiler chickens, goats and sheep. He raises more than 100 Suffolk, Hampshire and crossbred hair sheep ewes (female sheep).
A city-girl-turned-farm-wife, 35-year-old Whitney Tilley has a fresh perspective on what it means to be a farmer.
For farmers, weather is critical in determining if a farm operation involving row crops has a successful year – or is a complete loss.
Farming is more than a 9-to-5 job. For farmers, it’s a 24-hour-a-day dedication to their land, their animals and the people who depend on thems. For the Moore family, it’s also a privilege they don’t take for granted.
East Tennessee farmers discuss how they remain relevant by diversifying from cattle to mini hay bales and switchgrass, in addition to reaching out into social media.
John Butler, his wife, Dana, and their three children live and work on a fifth-generation family farm in Dyer and Obion counties, where they raise cattle, corn, soybeans and wheat.
Humphreys County cattle farmer discusses how he cares for his animals, the struggles he faces with weather and finances, and why he became a farmer.
Tennessee Century Farms have flourished on the same land for many generations.
Young farmers Dustin and Justyne Noble run Noble Spring Diary in Franklin. Their goat cheeses, or chevre, can be found at farmers markets, stores and restaurants in the Nashville area.
Women have always been mainstays on farms across the country, right there next to the men, in addition to all their other chores on the farm. McNairy County farmer Hilda Ashe is no different.
Tennessee banker Shawn Duren gets back to his farm roots.
Sixth-generation East Tennessee dairy farmer
Each year, thousands of elementary school students across Tennessee are given the opportunity to learn a little more about agriculture.
Meet a fourth-generation West Tennessee farmer who practices no-till farming on her 1,300-acre cotton, soybean, grain and hay farm with a cow/calf operation.
Eagleville, TN farmer Julie Vaughn remembers when her family almost lost their farm.
White County farmers emphasize the importance of animal care and food safety.
Rutherford County hog farmer Brandon Whitt owns the pig who modeled for the cover of a “Charlotte’s Web” book.
Even the teenagers agree that no amount of money is worth selling their family’s 1829 farm in McKenzie. That’s why they are working with the Land Trust for Tennessee.