Matthew Raiford’s farm, Gilliard Farms, which he operates with his sister Althea, has been in his family since the late 1800s. He talks with Jovan Sage of Slow Food USA about that history and his connection to food as a young man.
Recorded at the 2013 Georgia Organics Conference in Atlanta, Ga. Produced by Stephannie Stokes with interviews recorded by StoryCorps, a national non-profit whose mission is to provide Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, share, and preserve the stories of our lives. www.storycorps.org. All StoryCorps interviews, including this one, are archived at the Library of Congress’ American Folk Life Center.