Behind-the-Scenes of WTFCF S4, E8: Simple as Corn, Part 1
In this behind-the-scenes look at the newest episode of Where the Food Comes From, “Simple as Corn, Part 1,” written by show producer and script supervisor Donna Sanders, follow the crew during their time filming in Sun Prairie and Coloma, Wisconsin.
Picture this: A young boy, barely more than a toddler, pedaling his bike chasing tractors in a cornfield. Really! Why would a four-year-old be chasing tractors? The answer may surprise you. Fascination, a total fascination with tractors and growing corn. To take this one step further, would you believe it if I told you this little boy, now a young man of 12, began his own sweetcorn farm at the ripe old-age of six? Yeah, you heard me right.
Fast forward a little over eight generations and meet 1st Generation farmer Bob Heath. Bob is also a corn farmer. The kicker is he is 95-years-old and started his farm at the age of 45. Even more astonishing, he still supervises the day-to-day operations of the 600-acre farm along with his daughter, Heidi. READ MORE