Show 910 – Drugstore Benefactor

Hody Childress was a farmer from Geraldine, Alabama. When he passed away in January 2023, a secret of his was exposed for the world to hear. Find out what Hody was hiding and how it helped his small town community.

Making a product with your own hands is so rewarding. For 50 years, Jimmy Hagood has been handcrafting custom saddles, and they’ve proven to stand the test of time and become family heirlooms.

Strawberries are starting to bloom across the state, which means U-picks will soon be opening their doors to visitors. We get a preview of this year’s strawberry season with Barry Rowe of Sunshine Farms. To find a strawberry farm nearest you, be sure to visit

Cucumber salad is a refreshing side dish. Amp up the flavor with a sauce of garlic and soy along with crunchy, salty peanuts. See how quickly it all comes together in this recipe from Southern Bite, thanks to the Alabama Peanut Producers Association.

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