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Traditional Native Techniques of the Americas

I’ve always had interest in native cultures, particularly those in North America,where I now live. Indigenous populations demonstrated much wisdom and awareness of the natural world and its cyclical rhythms. This…

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The Importance of Storytelling

Storytelling is a vehicle for change. Truths and lessons are shared through stories. The significance of storytelling has become apparent in my life since the course. Communication with others is…

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Breaking Down a Hog, Cole Ward Style

Last Friday, the Value Added Products class was gathered around a half hog that was laid out, being assessed by the keen eye of master butcher Cole Ward. He poked…

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