Rock Island State Park is one of Tennessee's most pristine, natural playgrounds. A great place to go for the weekend. There's hiking, camping and communing with nature. But when dinnertime comes around there's an out-of-the-way jewel of a place that was so good. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about the Foglight Food House.
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.
We talk a lot about folks who don't get to fulfill their life-long dreams until they retire, but for Tully Wilson, he managed to fulfill his dream in his early twenties. He's turned an old house into a restaurant where you can dress casually as you dine on some fine food. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Tully's Bistro in Hartsville, TN.
Tracy City, TN
Tennessee Crossroads visited a place that had been a mainstay in the area for about a century that was also in danger of closing its doors. So, Cindy Day decided to buy the Dutch Maid Bakery and keep the tradition going. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Dutch Maid Bakery - Tracy City.
Just about everywhere you go in Tennessee, you are walking on historic ground. There are some places you can see and actually experience a bit of what life might have been like in the past. One of the most beautiful of those places is in Belvidere, TN. John & Jane Lovett keep a working example of early technology, which delights just about everyone who sees it. Join Nashville Public Television and Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Falls Mill.
Mount Juliet, TN
Ed Rice has earned awards for his country hams he sells out of his store in Mt. Juliet, TN. He only sells them around Thanksgiving and Christmas, but appearances are deceiving. Tennessee Crossroads' Al Voecks discovered there's a lot of behind the scenes work that goes into putting a championship ham on your dinner table. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Rice Country Hams.