Amy visits with Remote Area Medical (RAM) founder Stan Brock as Stan describes the work of RAM (headquartered in Rockford, Tennessee) for individuals in need after natural disasters or inability to access healthcare. Stan also describes the "Ram Ranger" program and the RAM farm in Grainger County, Tennessee where this program is taught. Connect with RAM here:

***RAM needs volunteers to provide comfort, assistance, and adoption to animals rescued from hurricane Harvey & Irma. They hope you may provide a home for these animals as well. Please contact RAM at the link above.

"The Great Smoky Mountain Food Days”, an event celebrating the food of the Great Smoky Mountains shaped by the mountains, climate and people”. This event will take place Friday October 6th and Saturday October 7th at the University of Tennessee Welcome Center in Knoxville, Tennessee. With a Smoky Mountain inspired dinner Friday evening of soup beans, corn bread & banana pudding,  And on Saturday a full day of presentations, panels, and discussion on preservation, fermentation, farming, and culture along with key note speaker, southern food writer Sheri Castle. This event is the first installment from an endowment of UT Grads Peg & Sue, creators of the highly successful Cowgirl Creamery. Details and ticket information at:, and by instagram at: #GSMFOODDAYS

6th Annual Niota Fried Green Tomato Festival will take place This event takes place Saturday September 10th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (

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