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Peach Festival

A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company



Genre: Cooking

Place Covered: Ruston, Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, 32.552505, -92.6434725

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1996-03-09

Duration: 00:24:45

Subjects: Folse, John D. | Chefs | Cooking, American -- Louisiana style | Food | FESTIVALS | Louisiana Peach Festival (Ruston, La.) | Cooking (Peaches) | Cooking (Pork) | Pies | Agriculture | Peach industry


  • Folse, John Host
  • LaFleur, Donna Producer
  • Fowler, Ken Producer
  • Mitchum, Joe Guest


In this episode from the “Fairs & Festivals of Louisiana” series of “A Taste of Louisiana” from March 9, 1996, Chef John Folse visits the Peach Festival in Ruston. In the kitchen, he cooks Peach Pork Roast and Peach Pie. He also prepares a Peach Trifle and discusses Louisiana peach farming with Joe Mitchum, a peach farmer.