Across Kentucky – October 28, 2015

A feature report with Chip Willingham of Just Piddling Farm located at the corner of Simpson, Logan, and Warren Counties. He views his roadside market pumpkin patch and bakery as a community asset. He also shares that it all came to be as an idea from his daughter about ten years ago, and the whole operation...

Across Kentucky – September 10, 2015

The Kentucky Wood Expo is on tap for Lexington’s Masterson Station Park on Sep 18/19 with all the latest equipment in dealing with timber and lumber. Coordinator, Bob Bauer, says the show will have plenty of fun attractions for the general public as well; from lumberjack competitions to building your own...

Across Kentucky – August 28, 2015

A feature report with the owner/operator of Jackson’s Orchard and Nursery in Bowling Green, Bill Jackson, as this year they celebrate their 50th anniversary. Jackson recalls those early years when “agri-tourism” was just a concept. He explains that the key to success with a roadside market is getting...

Across Kentucky – October 15, 2013

Now in their 6th year, Devine’s Corn Maze in Mercer County just keeps building on success. From hay rides and corn mazes to bon fires and zip lines, they’ve kept adding to their attractions for young and old. Glenn Devine says from their first year of about 3,000 visitors they could, this year, provide a...

Across Kentucky – September 25, 2013

A feature report with a roadside market operation that is celebrating its 30th anniversary this season; Ayres Family Orchard in Owen County. Larry Ayres, who had an off-farm career, decided after retirement that he’d get into fruit production and a roadside market operation. He talks about how consumer...

Across Kentucky – September 20, 2013

We’re turning the corner, summer into fall, and that’s a great time for city families to take a trip to the farm and face the challenge of a corn maize, the power of a pumpkin catapult, or just a relaxing afternoon in a rural setting. The Ky Ag Dept’s Amelia Wilson says you can locate an agri-tourism...