"These are photos of hunting ginseng in Hancock County, Tennessee in 2007. The hunter is Bill Cameron of Grainger County.When you think of activities that mountaineers traditional performed, ginseng hunting is toward the top of the list. It is an experience that separates old-time mountain people from those who merely live in the mountains. From the days of Daniel Boone until now, it is a pursuit that draws harvesters into the ridges and backwoods. The motive has always been profit and the degree of difficulty has always been high. Now as in the past, the desire of the Chinese for a tonic drives the market for wild ginseng"