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28525
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Clemmons, NC resident Tom Brown is preserving heirloom apple trees once thought to be lost to time. Brown keeps the old varieties going by finding the original tree, taking cuttings, grafting his cuttings, and planting them in his preservation orchard. Brown has more than 1,000 trees in his orchard and discusses how he goes about finding unique varieties.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 48 Issue 8, August 2016, p18
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28524
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Brown-Headed Nuthatch (Sitta pusilla) and Chimney Swift (Chaetura pelagica) are both losing their habitat due to human progress. Many electric co-op members are working to reverse that trend by building birdhouses and nesting places for them. The efforts to provide homes for the birds are detailed.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 48 Issue 8, August 2016, p16-17
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28505
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Supervising, tending, and harvesting the tobacco crop was a non-traditional role for African-American women in the 1960s. Mildred Keaton recounts how her mother and many black women she knew managed small tobacco farms as their husbands worked full-time jobs in Bladen and Columbus counties. Keaton and Estella Graham’s stories highlight the many roles African-American women played in tobacco farming, from planting to hauling the cured leaves to market.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 48 Issue 8, August 2016, p6
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28506
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Community led book boxes are becoming popular across the state. North Carolina has more than 500 of these registered as Little Free Libraries (LFL). These libraries are often started by individuals who possess a love of reading and want to share it with others, while developing a sense of community.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 48 Issue 8, August 2016, p14-15
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35234
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Jacob Brooks didn’t reveal where he would go after his experience as a Teach for America teacher ended. However, his appreciation for and ability to play the teacher’s multitude of roles suggested his staying power in the profession.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 48 Issue 8, August 2016, p12