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Despite Durham’s urban sprawl and industry, the Jenkins family collard farm lives on. Greg Jenkins explains how the family tradition of using organic farming practices is what has kept the farm and family business so successful.
Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Paws (EENP) is a Carrboro-based nonprofit organization that has partnered with inmates at Franklin Correctional Center to train service dogs. EENP benefits from the work of the prisoners, but the inmates also find the work rewarding. The program helps to improve inmate mental health and gives them skills that may be beneficial outside of prison.
Wake County commissioners, led by Jessica Holmes, will tackle affordable housing in 2017. The goal is to take a long-range look at affordable housing needs within the county, and to develop a twenty-year plan that explores ways to increase the stock of affordable housing in the county.
Rodney Finch and Zenaida Reyes are notable electronic musicians in the Triangle who have propelled their reputations into a new music scene. The two musicians integrate hip-hop and bass music to form a signature sound.