|The Story of Burley Tobacco Farming in Bethel, Watauga County, North Carolina: Cultural Meanings and Economic Impacts
||During the twentieth century, tobacco farming characterized the culture and economy of many southern Appalachian mountain communities, including Bethel, Watauga County, North Carolina. Since 2004, following the end of the federal tobacco program, tob...
|Ethnoveterinary Medicine in the Blue Ridge: Community Based Animal Healthcare in Southern Appalachia
||This paper explores a folk veterinary medical system in the southern Appalachian region of North Carolina and Tennessee. In addition to a review of literature on ethnoveterinary medicine, the study utilizes ethnographic methods to examine folk veter...
|Growing Food, Growing Farmers: How First-Generation Farmers In Blue Ridge Appalachia Learn How To Farm And Find Access To Farm Land
||This thesis research seeks to explain changes occurring on the Blue Ridge Appalachian landscape, as first-generation small-scale diversified farmers become invested in sustainable agriculture; learn how to farm; find access to farm land, and form res...