Wiregrass Land & Living

Sara Beth Aubrey

In agriculture today we run global businesses locally. We feed the world yet, grow, enliven, and live in small rural communities. We tend to value legacy, family, God, and country. Most farmers would...

Lee Hatcher

INGREDIENTS • 1/2 cup butter, softened, plus extra for greasing pan • 1 cup granulated sugar • 3 large eggs • 1 cup all-purpose flour • 1/2 teaspoon salt • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder • 1 teaspoon...

Anna Kinchen

Jeb Johnson, 32, of Cairo, Georgia, is a fifth-generation dairy farmer who operates Johnson Ranch, a dairy on 600 acres, with his father. Although no two days on the dairy are the same, Jeb along with...

Jordan Williams

Along Georgia Highway 84 in Iron City sits The Peach Depot, a historic landmark and community staple built for the purpose of providing fresh produce to locals and travelers alike. The Peach Depot was...

The life of Tarrell Bennett: Ag Expert, Farmer, Confidant, Lender, and Consultant. He sits behind a large desk, in a corner office in the Bainbridge headquarters of Southwest Georgia Farm Credit. A...

Chef Lori Shiver

Roasted Quail & Fingerling Potatoes Ingredients: 4 whole dressed quail 2 small white onions 4-6 branches of fresh rosemary 8-10 fingerling potatoes Dry mustard White wine (I suggest Sauvignon Blanc)...

Lee Hatcher

“I’ve learned if you wait for perfect weather, you’ll never plant. And if you watch every cloud, you’ll never harvest.” - Storm Tabb Located in the heart of our Southwest Georgia region, you will find...

Julie Strauss Bettinger

A pitchfork plunges deep in the dirt. As the handle is gently lowered, you hear a series of popping sounds, tiny tentacles splitting apart. The fork’s prongs are lifted to reveal a clump of thumb...

Anna Kinchen

A true southern artist with a rich history in agriculture captures the essence and charm of Georgia Grown commodities through painting. She reflects on her childhood growing up in Adel, Georgia...

Julie Strauss Bettinger

I WAS RAISED UP BENEATH THE SHADE OF A GEORGIA PINE. AND THAT’S HOME, YOU KNOW? — ZAC BROWN BAND Ever wondered what’s behind those green and white, diamond-shaped signs peering out of piney woods...

Julie Strauss Bettinger

Her name was Babe and she taught Caleb Horton everything he needs to know about dog training. It was the summer of 2005 and Horton was a college sophomore. He took a part-time job training gun dogs at...

Anna Kinchen

“Growing up in agriculture, I took for granted that farming was part of my family’s day-to-day life. It wasn’t until I moved away for college that I saw how families sought out agritourism as a way to...