Gainesville Times

Hall Tales, episode 6: Farming

September 27, 2018

Farmers Dixie Truelove and Sam Chapman talk about growing up on farms – raising calves, tending fields and learning how to deal with angry mules – how farming modernized Hall County and whether family farms can survive in modern Hall.

Hall Tales is a podcast series produced by The Times that explores the history of Hall County from recent events to those beyond living memory. Episodes will be coming out twice a month until December, when the county will celebrate its 200th birthday.

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