Hand-Milling Sorghum

A great opportunity to use a new hand-driven sorghum mill and cook down a small batch of sorghum for the crowd at the Lawrence Kansas MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR in October!

Sorghum Revival: From Family Tradition to Family Business

Susan Abernethy shares this story of helping her husband turn a longstanding tradition of family sorghum harvesting into a small business. Since their marriage in 2004, Susan has enjoyed unraveling the stories of her husband’s sorghum legacy and has inherited a powerful adoration for the hard work it takes to yield the sweet crop.

Sorghum Revival: Shared Memories I

Sorghum memories have been shared with me from across the nation. It has been a pleasure to connect with readers as they lend their own (or family members) connections and experiences with this wonderful community building craft.

Making Sorghum During WWII

Irma Epps talks about making sorghum during the '30s and '40s and her father's love of the sweet substance.

Sorghum Revival: Making Better Sorghum Syrup

I recently spent the weekend in Tennessee to attend the NSSPPA Conference and yearly meeting to meet other sorghum makers and learn more about the process. I came away with new techniques, different seed varieties and a feeling of camaraderie with the other producers.

Sorghum Revival: You Can Do This!

There is a coming resurgence of the appreciation of the hearty homespun sorghum syrup. Something is special about being part of making this “home-made” sugar that speaks to the self-reliant nature inside all of us. You can be part of the Sorghum Revival!

It's a Good Day to Make Sorghum

Today we made sorghum here on our farm in the Ozarks. It's about the best way to spend a beautiful fall day.