Season 6, Episode 20. June 29, 2019
“Tennessee Farmers John & Susan Keller, of Kelmont Farms, Maryville, Tennessee - in continuous operation since 1890”.
We are setting the table with Blount County, Tennessee Farmers John & Susan Keller, owners of of Kelmont Farms in Maryville (in continuous operation since 1890) The Kellers produce corn, peas, beans, beef cattle, straw and hay and John was named “Tennessee Farmer of the Year for 2014”. Susan Keller shares a recipe that comes from her Grand Mother for “Batter Pie using Blackberries”on this latest episode of The Tennessee Farm Table Podcast.
Below are links to all of my guests, organizations, and events that are mentioned in this episode:
- Century Harvest Farms Foundation: https://centuryharvest.org/
-Dancing Bear Lodge and Appalachian Bistro located in Townsend, Tennessee introduces “Vittles and Fiddles” an Appalachian inspired 3 day celebration of our Appalachian Heritage with music, dance, and chef prepared dished steeped in tradition - August 2nd -4th: https://www.dancingbearlodge.com/
- John and Susan Keller (Kelmont Farms): 1816 E Brown School Rd. Maryville, TN 37804 Phone (865) 983-2174
- CAPPE (Citizens Against the Pellissippi Parkway Extension):
by Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Community/CAPPE-Citizens-Against-the-Pellissippi-Parkway-Extension-234688663798444/
Recipe: “Batter Pie” or “Miss Lily’s Blackberry Cobbler” - by way of Susan Keller . This recipe comes from Lilian Bays Hitch (Susan’s Grandmother).
1 c. self rising flour
1 c. sugar
1 c. milk
Mix until smooth
In a 9x13 pan, melt a stick of butter
Pour batter over butter
Put blackberries over this (about a quart)
Bake at 350 about 30 minutes until it is all set.
The crust will rise to the top.
*Use any fruit you want to use