“Reelfoot Forward: A West Tennessee Podcast” is produced at Discovery Park of America in Union City, Tennessee and celebrates the culture, accomplishments and history of West Tennessee while inspiring listeners to see beyond. Hosted by Scott Williams, guests include West Tennessee influencers from the worlds of business, entertainment, sports, tourism and more. Like what you hear? Subscribe to “Reelfoot Forward: A West Tennessee Podcast” on iTunes and listen to a new episode each week.

Episode 35: #LiveSlowly with Seth Dortch

Part Ansel Adams, part Ernest Hemmingway and part Davy Crockett, Seth Dortch is a photographer, videographer, copywriter, hunting guide, retailer and master of all social media. He provides some behind-the-scenes details about duck hunting that are interesting even if you’ve never spent a minute in a duck blind. MORE>>

Episode 34: Agriculture Today, Part 2

The continuation of this special, two-part live episode, from the Tennessee Farm Bureau annual meeting in Nashville, Tenn. features the Tennessee Department of Agriculture, the Tennessee Soybean Promotional Board, the Tennessee Pork Producers Association, Tennessee Sheep Producers Association, Case IH and others. MORE>>

Episode 33: Agriculture Today, Part 1

In the first part of this two-part, live episode, the Discovery Park team went to the Tennessee Farm Bureau annual meeting in Nashville, Tenn., to get to know some of the professionals working in agriculture today. Part one features the Tennessee Beef Industry Council, the Tennessee 4-H Foundation, the Tennessee Poultry Association and Farm Credit Mid-America. MORE>>

Episode 32: Lee Maddox and Tennessee Farm Bureau

Lee Maddox, director of communications for Tennessee Farm Bureau took a few moments out of his busy schedule at the organization’s annual meeting in Nashville to talk about this and other challenges facing those working in agriculture today. MORE>>

Ep. 31 March to the Beat of Your Own Drum

Here’s an episode that will inspire anyone who hopes to march to the beat of their own drum while living in a rural community. While his friends were out duck hunting and fishing on Reelfoot Lake, Micah Barnes was teaching himself to play a number of instruments and perfecting his musical talents. MORE>>

Episode 30: Get to Know Today’s Farmers

Today, most of us are three or more generations removed from life on a farm—therefore, we don’t know how our food, fuel and fiber gets from the farm to our families. In this special episode, recorded live during Tennessee Ag Literacy Day at Discovery Park, listeners will meet and get to know farmers and others working in the agriculture field. MORE>>

Episode 29: A Recipe for Success

A few years ago, Ana Edmaiston was on her couch watching “Cake Boss” when she had the realization that she, too, wanted to be the cake boss. She now owns and operates her own bakery in downtown Union City. MORE>>

Episode 28: African Americans Before, During and After WWI

In June 1917, 1,250 men volunteered to become the first African Americans to receive training and begin military service in World War I. Many hoped that they would be rewarded with equal rights at the end of the war. MORE>>