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Farm, Y'all
Virginia H. Harris Progressive Farmer Associate Editor
Wed Aug 28, 2013 11:13 AM CDT

CULLMAN, Ala. (DTN) -- It's late August and here in the South we can sense fall coming. The 90-degree temperatures and what feels like 90% humidity would have you think otherwise, but the slightly shorter days and cooler evenings hint at the season to come.

Early Saturday morning, I drove north from Birmingham, Ala., home of The Progressive Farmer magazine, 45 minutes to Cullman, Ala., on my way to the first Farm Y'all: Farm to Fork Festival. You know you're in Alabama when "Y'all" is in the festival name.

It's a pretty standard farm festival. I first walked through an ...

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