Every Fall the sweet smell of sorghum syrup fills the air in the Overton County community of Muddy Pond. It's coming from the Guenthaler family farm. They grow sorghum cane and turn it into a tasty treat using very traditional methods. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Muddy Pond Sorghum Syrup in Monterey, TN.
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Rob Wilds stops in at the Homeplace at Land Between the Lakes for an old timey patriotic celebration.
If you have an idea you believe in, sometimes you just have to go ahead and try it, even if others doubt you.That's what Jay Bauman did. Jay is an artist and craftsman born into a family of leather workers, who made fine belts and holsters. But, when Jay saw leather, he didn't see belts and holsters; he saw saddles. So, Jay took the trail less ridden and now his saddles are sought by horse owners from across the country. Tennessee Crossroads recently traveled to the community of Muddy Pond to watch Jay at work..
A lot of people come to America to live out their dream. In the case of English born Peter Readey, he hopped across the pond because manufacturing costs were less expensive here. What does he make? A type of diving gear, and his version of it has allowed him to see and do things all over the world, and he's making them in Lebanon, TN. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Peter Readey's Incredible Steam Machine.
Sometimes working with family can put a strain on the relationship, but for two sisters in West Nashville, working together has enhanced their artistry and creativity. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about the The Twisted Sisters in Nashville, TN.