Ricky Templet is co-chair of the Gretna Festival and was one of the event's original organizers. Ricky reflects on Gretna Fest's early years and describes how surprised and gratified the organizers are at how much the fest has grown. He explains why the festival began and tells us why he thinks Gretna Festival has become so popular. Ricky tells us about the various types of food the festival offers and shares information about this year's musical line-up. Festival goers have a fun and convenient way to attend the Gretna Festival via the ferry that crosses the Mississippi River and lets passengers off right at the Fest. The Festival dates are Oct. 5, 6 and 7, 2012. Listen to the podcast here