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Sorghum is a multi-million dollar crop in North Carolina.
Chris Jude of Fair Game Beverage Company uses sorghum, a sweetener that can replace sugarcane, to make his rum-like spirits. Jude supports local farmers by using a sweetener that is drought resistant and abundant locally.
The community of Todd, North Carolina have gathered to harvest and boil sorghum for molasses for the past thirty-six yeas. Like many other communities in Watauga County, the molasses boil has been a part of the Appalachian agricultural practice and community traditions for centuries.