Show Notes:
We visit with several people during this show and talk about Beans.  Pole beans, peanut beans, white half runners, and preserving beans.

Part 1:
Mary Phillips of Friendsville, Tennessee. 
Mary is a descendant of The Walker Sisters” from the Greenbrier area of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  We speak with her about canning wisdom, stories of memories eating with the Walker Sisters, and such.
Food Historian - Fred Sauceman Shares with us memories of beans and bean lore with Bill Best (Seed saver and heirloom bean enthusiast from Berea, KY, connect with him here in his segment we call “Season’s Eatings”.   Here is an article about Fred Sauceman from Garden and Gun on his latest book “Buttermilk and Bible Burgers, More Stories from the kitchen of Appalachia.  “  Connect with Fred on Twitter @FredSauceman and on facebook
Here is a link to other publications from Fred:
Part 2:
Dr. Davis Shields – Distinguished Professor of the University of South Carolina
shares stories of several heirloom varieties of beans, seed sources, and news about the propagation of these varieties.  He also shares delightful bean stories of beans.  Dr. Shields is the author of numerous books on the subject of southern foods, writings and culture.
Mary Constantine – Food Editor for the Knoxville News Sentinel has a lovely recipe with local beans.  You can connect with Mary on Twitter @SkilletSister and Face book:
Minde Herbert of Affordably Organic shares with us nutritional information and a healthy recipe using beans.  Connect with Minde by Twitter @MindHerbert and Facebook
Emi Sunshine sings our theme song.  Emi Sunshine a talented singer, songwriter, and musician from Madisonville, Tennessee.  Connect with Emi on Facebook here