Turkey Tradition

One family in Princeton produces poultry fine enough to send to the White House. But they take the most pride in serving the community and respecting the land.
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Deep Green Thinkers

A North Carolina State University researcher and his team tinker, experiment, and travel the world to ensure the health of the state’s Fraser fir harvest.
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Receding Image

Bayard Wootten was a gifted, innovative pioneer as a female photographer in her home state. So why have we largely forgotten her?

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Worship in Warsaw

The pastor of a 120-member church in tiny Warsaw pores over the small details to make the community’s annual service something very big indeed.
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Dynva’s Dishes

Dynva Edens shares her fine china collection with friends, while her love of beautiful things expands into a growing legacy.
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Choice Cuts

Holiday and family traditions carry the season at a choose-your-own Christmas tree farm near Boone.
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Lumbee Living

A new cookbook crystallizes a culture through its food.
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Bakery with a Soul

Claudia Kemmet-Cooper created more than a culinary cliche when she started Guglhupf Bakery in Durham — she established a place full of personality.
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The Women’s War

With millions of young men lost in — or lost to — battle, and economic calamity a relentless opponent, women are forced into new roles: farmers, mill workers, entrepreneurs, even rioters. Daily realities of survival, fear, danger, and desperation are just some of a war’s challenges that transcend class and social status. (Volume 1, Part 8 )
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Partial to Red

The Mitchell family in King makes a living growing plants. Every Christmas, they pour their hearts into thousands of poinsettias, each plant representing a little piece of their story.
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