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.
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.
Kingston Springs, TN
Tucked away all over the state are charming small towns just waiting for you to discover them. Tennessee Crossroads recently visited one right outside of Nashville, TN, it's Kingston Springs. As you travel the interstate, many of the exits along the way are just signs passing in the landscape, and possible future places to fill up the tank. But if you slow down and take a closer look, you might find something special. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.
A place can mean a lot to a town. The Hale Springs Inn is such a place to the people of Rogersville in east Tennessee. The Inn has been at the heart of the town since the early 1800's, and when it fell on hard times, the people of Rogersville, TN got together to save it. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.
Tennessee Crossroads takes us to rural Williamson County, TN where a young couple is living the dream, and it's all because of their shared fascination with goats and the public's demand for farm-fresh, locally-sourced food. It's the recent success story of Noble Springs Dairy. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more.
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.
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.
Spring Hill, TN
You know, you don’t get a moniker like Music City without some great musicians to make the music. And those players can’t make great music without quality-crafted guitars. With so many choices out there though, it takes a special talent that stands out above the crowd of talented craftsmen. Tennessee Crossroads visits one named Mark Piper a recent trip to Spring Hill, TN. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more.