Ask Farmer Jason Introduction

Farmer Jason is the brainchild of rock music legend, Jason Ringenberg of Jason and the Scorchers. An Americana Music Association Lifetime Achievement Award winner, Ringenberg is one of the pioneers of the modern Americana and alt-country genres. In 2002, he created Farmer Jason to educate and entertain children about farm life and the wonders of nature. The character is based on his own farming background and love of the great outdoors. As Farmer Jason, he has released 3 records and a DVD. He has starred in the "It's a Farmer Jason" video interstitial program, which airs on several public broadcasting stations around the United States. This program won an Emmy Award in 2009 and an Emmy nomination in 2010. Farmer Jason's records have been recognized by the Parents' Choice Gold Award and the Los Angeles Times' Children's Record of the Year list.

Jason's newest record is called NATURE JAMS on My Kazoo Music/Universal Music Group. The CD is motivating kids to experience and appreciate the joys of nature. Each track has different guest stars singing a duet with Farmer Jason. Some of the guests on the 16 tracks include: Iris Dement, Mike Mills from REM, Tommy Ramone from the Ramones, Brandi Carlile and many others. Also, included is a bonus DVD containing 4 new videos and a 20- page illustrated booklet. To order the CD or get more information, go to or .