Muddy Pond Sorghum Syrup

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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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. Tressa Bush visited the mill to get a first hand look at how its done.

Tressa Bush has been a part of the Crossroads family since 2007. Born and raised in Smith County, Tressa continues to live there today but finds that with each new story she learns something new about Tennessee.  A former Miss Nashville, Tressa also participated in the Miss Tennessee USA (a preliminary to the Miss USA/Miss Universe competition). 

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