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About Janice Person

I am a fourth generation city girl who has spent decades working in agriculture. On social media for more than a decade, I got started as JPlovesCOTTON and over the years have expressed a love for a lot of other crops and foods. In December 2019, I started the podcast Grounded by the Farm & website to share some of the unique on-farm food conversations I have with friends, family and other who love food but like me aren't from the farm. My other websites are (focused on my favorite fiber) and which includes a range of topics including food, farm and travel.

The Big Issues

How one North Dakota farming family is eating on lockdown

This episode of Grounded by the Farm speaks to something many of us are facing right now — having enough…

Farm Diaries

How I went from Tennessee city girl to farming podcaster

In this bonus episodes we learn about how the show’s host Janice Person got into agriculture and memories of her…

Food Files

Farming popcorn in the USA

In this episode, we talk popcorn with Matt Helms who is returning to his family farm part-time as he starts…

Farm Diaries

Talking lettuce farming, food and family with Jon Dinsmore

Jonathan Dinsmore farms with his father in Yuma, Arizona, where they’ve been growing lettuce for decades. Dinsmore Farms produces head…