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Interviews

The State of Things
WUNC North Carolina Public Radio
Friday, July 3, 2009

They say, "You are what you eat," so knowing what happens on a farm is vital information. The documentary series,
Five Farms: Stories From American Farm Families, surveys a year in the lives of five families across the country who still work the land. Series producer John Biewen and executive producer Wesley Horner join host Frank Stasio in the studio for a preview and a behind-the-scenes look at this radio documentary series. Amber Nimocks, producer. Frank Stasio, host.


"Where We Live"
A behind-the-scenes interview with series producer John Biewen and executive producer Wesley Horner. Courtesy "Where We Live" from WNPR, a media service of the Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network. Libby Conn, producer. John Dankosky, host. Kim Grehn, WNPR Vice President/Director.



A behind-the-scenes interview with series producer John Biewen, field producer Rob Dillard, and LaVon Griffieon, of the Griffieon family farm in Ankeny, Iowa. Courtesy Iowa Public Radio. Greg Shanley, host. Jeff Schmidt and Katherine Perkins, producers.



Access Utah Utah Public Radio
Tuesday, May 18, 2010

A behind-the-scenes interview with series producer John Biewen. Courtesy Utah Public Radio. Tom Williams, host.




Five Farms Features from the BBC
These five features about the families profiled
Five Farms were originally broadcast worldwide on the BBC World Service daily news and human interest program "Outlook."

"Outlook" is heard by an estimated 40 million listeners around the world, including those in the United States where the program is broadcast by affiliates of PRI Public Radio International.















Five Farms Features from "Here and Now"
These five features about the Five Farms families were originally broadcast on the daily news program "Here and Now," WBUR Boston and PRI Public Radio International.















Five Farms Theme Music
Original music by Wesley Horner. Performed by Kalindi Bellach, viola; Yi Wei, percussion; and Wesley Horner, piano. Recorded by Antonio Oliart-Ros at the studios of WGBH Boston.

Opening Theme

Variation 1

Variation 2

Variation 3

Closing Credits



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Five Farms: Stories of American Farm Families, Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, 1317 W. Pettgrew Street, Durham, NC 27705, info@fivefarms.org


Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University WNYC | wnyc.org | 93.9 fm | am 820 Center for Creative Photography About Five Farms Listen: Audio Look: Photographs Production Team Learn More Web Extras News Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University info@fivefarms.org About Five Farms The Families Listen: Audio Look: Photographs Production Team Learn More Web Extras News "Where We Live" Talk@12 Variation 1 Variation 2 Variation 3 Opening Theme Closing Credits Interview, executive producer Wesley Horner (August 13, 2009) Iowa: The Griffieon Family (August 17, 2009) Hopi (Arizona): The Pecusa Family (August 19, 2009) California: The Main Family (August 21, 2009) North Carolina: The Wise Family (August 24, 2009) Massachusetts: The Hager Family (August 27, 2009) Interview, series producer John Biewen (October 12, 2009) Iowa: The Griffieon Family (October 12, 2009) North Carolina: The Wise Family (October 13, 2009) Massachusetts: The Hager Family (October 14, 2009) Hopi (Arizona): The Pecusa Family (October 15, 2009) California: The Main Family (October 16, 2009) Portraits from Good Humus Farm: Photographs by Alix Lowrey Blair Access Utah