-We visit with Hyde Farms in Greenback, TN and hear about his strawberry crop this year.  Hyde Farm, 7545 Highway 411 South near Greenback, about 12 miles south of Maryville Wal-Mart.  (423) 667-6981. Find Hyde Farms here: https://www.facebook.com/Hyde-Farms-249504231757101/
-Fred Sauceman remembers Wayne Scott, a well know Tennessee Strawberry grower for many generations.
-Mary Constantine, Food writer for the Knoxville News Sentinel has a lovely family story & easy recipe for strawberry jam.
-Plus I cover a complete list of agriculturally related events this weekend on "What's Growing".
-And, below is a complete list of local strawberry producers in our area from Mary Constantine:
East Tennessee Strawberry Producers, 2016:
-Hyde Farm, 7545 Highway 411, Greenback.  (423) 667-6981. 
 https://www.facebook.com/Hyde-Farms-249504231757101/
-Fruit and Berry Patch: Dennis Fox, 4407 McCloud Road, (Halls), 865-922-3779.  www.thefruitandberrypatch.com
-Kings Hydrofarm: Janet and Jim King, 3238 Tipton Station Road, (South Knoxville) 865-660-9655.
-Mountain Meadows Farm: Earnest and Sue Meadows, 248 Bridges Road, Heiskell, 865-494-9709. www.mountainmeadowsfarmtn.com. The fields will be open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday through Wednesday.
-Rutherford's Strawberries and Broccoli: Steve and Karen Rutherford, 3337 Mint Road, Maryville, (Blount County) 865-982-5891
-Tennessee Homegrown Tomatoes: Steve Longmire, Lakeshore Drive, Rutledge (Grainger County), 865-828-8316
-Scott Farms: Unicoi, Tenn.: Steve Scott and David Scott. Locally they will be at Halls Shopping Center in Halls; and at Hammer's, 1200 N. Charles G. Seivers Blvd., Clinton. 423-743-7511 www.scottfarmstn.com
Note:
Black Oak Farms in Corryton and Strawberry Knob Farms in Madisonville will not have strawberries this year.

Mitchell Hyde of Hyde Farm, Greenback, Tn. Our feature on May 7, 2016.

Mitchell Hyde of Hyde Farm, Greenback, Tn. Our feature on May 7, 2016.

Strawberries grown by Mitchell Hyde.

Strawberries grown by Mitchell Hyde.

 

 

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