Jeff Poppen, also known as the Barefoot Farmer, is the owner and operator of Long Hungry Creek Farm, one of the oldest and largest organic farms in Tennessee. For the past 15 years, Poppen has appeared on the Nashville PBS television program "Volunteer Gardener." He has written a gardening column for over 20 years for the Macon County Chronicle, and he is the author of two books, The Best of the Barefoot Farmer Vol. 1 and Vol. 2. Poppen runs a CSA program with the food he grows using about eight acres of his farmland and with about 40 head of cattle.