Right in the middle of downtown Humbolt, TN there's a restored old building that holds the history of one of the state's sweetest little treasures. And, while it may be small, the strawberry has had a huge impact on Tennessee's economy. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about the Humboldt Strawberry Museum.
Tennessee may not have the best jazz in the country, but an argument could be made for it having the best BBQ. We like the fact that behind each BBQ success story is an interesting individual, or in some cases a whole family of them. Case in point, the hot spot Tennessee Crossroads found in Chattanooga, TN is called Hillbilly Willy's Bar-B-Q. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.
Hillsboro Village in Nashville, TN has become a quaint and trendy place to shop, dine, even live. Recently a couple there decided one of the fine, old homes would make a great Bed & Breakfast. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Daisy Hill Bed & Breakfast.
Sometimes the most wonderful food can be found tucked away in small towns, with chefs who have no culinary degree but a passion for making people smile with their food. Tennessee Crossroads discovered one such place in Gallatin, TN, called the Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cafe. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.
Once upon a time, almost everyone in Tennessee knew a lot about farming. But in these times when family farms are fading away, fewer of us know where our food actually comes from. That is particularly true of children. That is where Honeysuckle Hill Farm comes in. It's a history, dietary and economics lesson all rolled into a fun experience, as Rob Wilds found out when he traveled to Springfield, TN to pay the farm a visit - and he wasn't the only visitor there that day. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.
Deb Davis was raised in a big city, far away from the farm, but every chance she got she'd find a way to ride horses. Now, years later, she lives on a huge farm and she's turned that love into a business. She breeds Friesians. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about the Davis Farm in Auburntown, TN for an up-close look at these gorgeous creatures.
When you visit the Smoky Mountains, you've got plenty of options for overnight accommodations. You can rough it in a tent, or live it up in a fancier hotel. A Bed and Breakfast can be the right choice if you want a little pampering in a natural setting that's close to all the park's attraction. Tennessee Crossroads chose one that's highly favored, in more ways than one. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more. This business is closed, but please enjoy the memories of this journey.
If you are of a certain age, and had relatives who lived in the country, you probably recall visiting the little house outback of the big house. In fact, it is called an outhouse, and was a pretty significant place, when you actually needed to pay it a visit and are are being re-created by a Pulaski, TN Craftsman. Tennessee Crossroads visited Gerald Young to learn about his Hillbilly Outhouses, which he calls his legacy. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more.
Spring Hill, TN
Fall means festival time in Tennessee and there are too many such celebrations for us to visit. Tennessee Crossroads visits to a community festival in Spring Hill, TN. An annual event where it's quite OK to go "ham it up". Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.
The relationship a musician has with their musical instrument can often be very special, even profound. That's why keeping artists, especially Music City artists, in tune is serious business. Tennessee Crossroads takes us to Glaser Instruments in Berry Hill, TN where Joe Glaser and his team rebuild, repair and restore the instruments played on some of the greatest albums ever recorded. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.