Five Farms: Harvest

Saturday, May 22, 2010 9pm Producer: Wesley Horner Productions and the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University Listen Again Autumn is harvest time. That means Iowa corn and soybeans; fruit dried in the California sun; greens, beans, and potatoes; slaughtered hogs and beef trucked to market. It also means Thanksgiving turkeys. Harvest follows the […]

Five Farms: Stewardship

Saturday, May 15, 2010 9pm Producer: Wesley Horner Productions and the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University Listen Again Stewardship focuses on the daily choices farming families make to preserve their land, water, and air — the fundamentals of farming. During mid-summer visits to a Massachusetts milking barn, an Iowa soybean field, an apricot […]

What Does It Take to Run a Family Farm?

This week, WFPL’s Summer Docs Series will begin airing Five Farms, a five part documentary depicting the varied lives of America’s Family Farmers. Monday, we will speak with Executive Producer Wesley Horner about the documentary. Some of our local family farmers will also join the conversation to talk about their own trials and triumphs on the farm.

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