Tag: Sorghum-making

  1. A Sweet Harvest Tradition Returns

    A Sweet Harvest Tradition Returns Not so long ago, many farming families in Southern Appalachia celebrated the long-anticipated arrival of the harvest season with a special treat: fresh sorghum syrup. Today, thousands still flock to see the syrup-making process and get a taste of the sweet stuff when Mark and Sherry Guenther of Muddy Pond Sorghum host their seasonal Read more...
  2. Sorghum Inspired Recipes from Smokies Area Chefs

    Sorghum Inspired Recipes from Smokies Area Chefs Chefs from Blackberry Farm (Walland, TN) and Knox Mason (Knoxville, TN) generously shared sorghum-inspired recipes from their own collection. Click the recipe cards to download.           Read more...
  3. Sorghum Season Comes to the Smokies

    Sorghum Season Comes to the Smokies For many families living in and around the Smokies before the creation of the national park, fall was the season for harvesting and processing sorghum syrup—a sweet treat that shines particularly when combined with butter on hot biscuits and pancakes or mixed in porridge and grits.  Today, the smell of simmering syrup still summons Read more...
  4. Sorghum-making demonstrations return to the Smokies

    Sorghum-making demonstration Sorghum-making demonstrations at Cades Cove Visitor Center take you back in time to the mountain farms that once populated the Smokies and their annual fall sorghum cane harvest. Demonstrations are free and open to the public. Upcoming dates are: Cades Cove Sorghum Demonstration Dates August 31, Sept. 1, & 2 (Labor Day) September 13, 14 Read more...
  5. 2018 Sorghum-making demonstrations return in November

    2018 Sorghum-making demonstrations return in November Sorghum-making demonstrations at Cades Cove Visitor Center and funded by Great Smoky Mountains Association take you back in time to the mountain farms that once populated the Smokies and their annual fall sorghum cane harvest. Demonstrations are free and open to the public. Upcoming dates are:   Cades Cove Sorghum Demonstration Dates Read more...

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