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Grounded by the Farm

Aug 5, 2020

Few farmers have a more captivating history or voice than Lloyd Johnson who grows corn, soybeans and wheat in Alton, Illinois. The Johnson family -- Lloyd's great grandparents -- bought the property in 1850, years before Abraham Lincoln would be president. 

Lloyd talks with us about how he feels his path of being...


Jul 28, 2020

Over the past several months, we have talked to several farmers including changes in light of covid-19. This bonus episode takes a totally different look at the world as we catch back up with Christian Spears at Tennessee Brew Works. Christian was featured in a winter episode about sourcing local grain for the brewery...


Jul 22, 2020

Summertime wouldn't be the same without watermelon! It cools us down, hydrates us and brings smiles to faces! Few of us have had the chance to visit a watermelon farm or talk to a farmer, but Rachel Syngo's family has been "in the biz" of growing watermelons for generations.

They proudly grow on multiple farms in...


Jul 8, 2020

Wondering what’s on the minds of the people who listen to and follow Grounded by the Farm, we asked you to send us your questions and boy, did you all deliver!

In this episode we get a quick look at a range of topics from international farm visits, unusual discoveries, misconceptions about farming, the impacts of...


Jun 24, 2020

When you search for Dino GIacomazzi online, you find a farmer who is focused on the environment. You also read a lot about dairy farming, but last year, the Giacomazzi family sold the cows & shifted their focus to crops including the almonds they had nurtured for the past 5 years. Dino shares how that came to happen and...