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002_womenspeak_excerpts_lepine_gert-freedom_farming.mp3
Gert reflects on her passion for farming.

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This is the largest body of material in the archive, and it includes VFC folklorist Gregory Sharrow's dissertation research on the culture of farm life, research for a radio series on contemporary farm experience, research for the exhibit "Making…

interview with Stanley Wilson, Derby, 1982 with detail on haying in 1930s on, p. 61-67 buttermaking

interview (1982) with Elaine Anderson of Newport details farm chores and typical food eaten on farm (p.12-15)

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February 1979 interview includes daily farm chores in Franklin Cty, milk sales, butter-making, sugar-smuggling during war

Green Mountain Whittlin's LVII (2006), 37: very detailed description of food on Vermont farm (location not specified) in early 1900s: apples, butchering, baking, foraging

Story about Ben Gleason, grain farmer of Bridport with sidebar on history of Vermont grain-growing

Story on Duclos-Thompson Farm where Tom Duclos, who grew up nearby on a dairy farm, and now raises sheep. Includes history of sheep-farming in Vermont.

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Personal history of farming family with Finnish roots - good details on food pages 4-5, 7-8: how fed large family in Proctor VT with garden, foraging, milking/butter, home-brewed Kallia (molasses, hops, water) on page 7

A 1952 advisory bulletin on sheep-farming in Vermont with stats and details on wool market oppty (Boston biggest national market) and a little on lamb meat.
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