Lenny Wells

Lenny Wells
Lenny Wells is a professor of Horticulture at the University of Georgia’s campus in Tifton, Georgia, where he conducts research on pecan production and helps pecan farmers with their problems. In addition, he grows pecans on his family’s farm and writes when he can. Lenny is the author of a book on the history of the pecan, entitled Pecan: America’s Native Nut Tree. His essays have appeared in the Bitter Southerner and Zocalo Public Square. You can find more of his work at his website.

Recent Essays

The County Meeting

We will speak to gatherings of farmers in seventeen different counties throughout southern Georgia. Along the way we will travel 1750 miles.