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Louisiana Farm Life
Amelia Kent - Ivy League Farmer Discusses Mental Health
Sep 13, 2019 · 41 min
More episodes from Louisiana Farm Life
Mar 9, 2020
Maggie Long - Mushroom Farmer Perseveres
In this episode, Jennifer Finley talks with Maggie Long, a first generation mushroom farmer in St. Francisville, Louisiana. They discuss how she reconnected with her husband-to-be while he was incarcerated, how they built a farm from the ground up, lost it all, and rebuilt with the help of friends, family, and their growing community of customers, fellow farmers, and even prisoners looking for a second chance at life.
Jan 6, 2020
A Lawyer, A Farmer, and Andrew Jackson
What do Andrew Jackson, a lawyer, and a farmer have in common? This week, we hear a story about Andrew Jackson from a farmer whose family has farmed sugarcane in Louisiana since 1807. That same farmer's son-in-law left a life practicing law to make a career on the farm. John Gay is a 7th generation sugarcane farmer, and Patrick Frischhertz represents the 8th generation on the family farm. Also in this episode is Andy Brown, Neil Melancon, and Karl Wiggers from the Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation.
Dec 31, 2019
BONUS: Happy New Year from LA Farm Life!
Happy New Year from Karl and the entire team at Louisiana Farm Bureau! Thanks for listening to us this year and we can't wait to share more stories with you in 2020!
Dec 18, 2019
Janice Person - Grounded By The Farm
In this episode, Janice Person tells us about her life in the public relations world of cotton, and what's next for her in the podcasting world. Janice has spent her professional career telling stories about the men and women who feed and clothe us, and now she's launching her own podcast called Grounded By The Farm.
Nov 19, 2019
Katie Schroeder - Louisiana Farm Life Mini
Here's a short conversation with Katie Shroeder about her farm life in Northeast Louisiana. She moved to Louisiana to work as an agronomist at a large sweet potato farm, then transitioned to work at a community garden mentoring teenagers. On this mini episode, she explains what she does for fun off away from the garden, as well as how she's enjoyed her move from Michigan to Louisiana.