Specialty Crops

For this tree farm in Alburtis, the holiday season is about more than profits. Instead, they are embodying the spirit of Christmas charity by offering trees to local families at whatever price point they can afford.
Drought has taken a toll on durum wheat, sugarcane and feed supplies this year, and now it’s impacting Christmas tree supplies.
In the heart of southern Oklahoma, the Eddings family cultivates a saga of resilience and love, nurturing their farm through changing seasons and passing generations.
A Mississippi logging family’s resilience, challenges, and the unseen struggles behind the Logger of the Year.
Farm groups and lawmakers are calling on the Biden Administration to drop this proposed ban on menthol cigarettes, calling it a ‘misguided federal policy’ that would devastate both black farmers and rural communities.
This Gingery Chicken and Mushroom Soup is a comforting and nourishing option for cold weather, utilizing a medley of fresh, seasonal ingredients readily available in the winter.
Bookmark RFD-TV’s Winter Produce Guide list to have on hand whenever you hit your local grocery store, farmers market, or CSA to shop for fresh fruits and vegetables all season long!
Show producer Donna Sanders shares her perspective on filming the latest episode of Where the Food Comes From at Splenda Stevia Farms, a company growing a sweet specialty crop here in the U.S. that is typically imported from overseas.
Splenda’s new stevia farm in Florida is the first of its kind in the United States. Thousands of plants produce millions of leaves that are then turned into plant-based stevia sweetener products. But how do they get the sweet stuff out?
What does Splenda have to do with farming? Sweeteners like monk fruit and stevia are plant-based — so they are just not sugar, but are comprised of those other plants also grown on farms.
Meet Sharon Cobb Flanagan, one of Georgia’s Olive Pioneers, whose triumph in taste is making waves at her state’s Gold Awards and worldwide.
Thanks to a new funding initiative led by apiarists across the state, North Carolina State University’s Bee Research Program is cultivating a sustainable future for honeybees as well as improving agriculture in the region.
Host of Where the Food Comes From, RFD-TV’s own Chip Carter attended the Southeast Produce Council’s Southern Innovations Show last weekend in Charlotte, N.C. to bring us all the exciting new developments in the produce industry.
Honey farmer Jim Hartman’s is being highlighted by the American Farm Bureau for his dedication to agricultural sustainability. Learn about his unexpected journey from combat veteran to beekeeper to an AFB Ag Innovator semi-finalist.
Resendiz Brothers Protea Growers cultivate a unique type of flower, Proteas, on their 200 acres in Rainbow, California, a quaint town nestled among the rugged, rocky hillsides of San Diego County.