Ask Farmer Jason Introduction

Farmer Jason is the brainchild of rock music legend and Americana Music Association Lifetime Achieve Award winner Jason Ringenberg of Jason and the Scorchers. 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. Farmer Jason has released four records and a DVD and starred in the Itâ€TMs a Farmer Jason video interstitial program, which airs on several public broadcasting stations around the United States. That program has received four Emmy nominations and one Emmy win. Farmer Jasonâ€TMs records have won numerous awards, including the Parentsâ€TM Choice Gold Award and the Los Angeles Timesâ€TM Childrenâ€TMs Record of the Year list. Farmer Jason tours all over the world.

Farmer Jason is also a real farmer! He farms 60 acres of non-GMO corn and soybeans, as well as practicing sustainable cultivation methods on his familyâ€TMs home garden. With this “Ask Farmer Jason” column, he answers questions from children about nature and farming. He also offers some helpful, common sense gardening tips for busy parents. or