Tennesseans love a party...there are all kinds of festivals across the state celebrating everything from sweets snacks like Moon Pies to tangy, wild onions known as ramps. In west Tennessee, an unpretentious legume has its own celebration...as Rob Wilds found out when he visited the city of Martin.
Rob Wilds has been a part of the Tennessee Crossroads family since 1993. As one of our most frequent producers, and the recipient of several journalism awards throughout his various careers, Rob finds that the best reward for his work is meeting the fascinating people and visiting the interesting places he encounters in his travels. A presence in television, radio and print reporter for more than 20 years, Rob is a teacher, writer, producer and director as well as an actor (with appearances in feature films, television shows and on stage).