Wednesday, June 29, 2016


Gather your family and friends and come on out to help celebrate the 10th anniversary of Teddy’s Bearfest’16: A Historical Celebration, commemorating President Theodore Roosevelt’s successful bear hunt expedition in Madison Parish.

The festival is free, starting at 9:00 a.m. with a parade featuring the Madison High School Marching Band. All genres of music will be showcased for the entire family to enjoy, along with lots of food, arts, crafts and children's activities as well as educational and informational exhibits highlighting, live animal and artifacts from the Tensas Wildlife Refuge and Poverty Point.

Date:    October 8, 2016
Time:    9:00am-7:00pm
Where: Courthouse Square, downtown Tallulah
Cost:    Free
Contact: Tina Johnson
Madison Parish Tourism Commission


Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Sunflower Trail & Festival

Mark your calendars for June 18th and travel To Gilliam, LA.The event is open 9am to 3pm. For more information about the festival  click here. 

I went several years ago and enjoyed making pictures of family members surrounded by sunflowers.

Monday, June 6, 2016

Storybook Image vs Modern Farm Image

We know that children of today read about farming from their storybooks, but do they understand that every farm will not have a "red barn?" For those farmers who are new generation farmers, the farm maybe a metal building.

This was one of the questions raised in GETTING STARTED IN AGRITOURISM By Jim Ochterski and Monika Roth of Cornell Cooperative Extension. Take a look at this article by clicking here.