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Farm Aid 2014

Follow along with us at this year's Farm Aid, which features the best music has to offer while remaining true to its ultimate mission: supporting farmers and strengthening American agriculture.

St. Phillips Church in Old Salem, North Carolina.

Preservation Villages: Old Salem Graveyard

We remember who came before us and what they did and where they lived. We respect our past, and we preserve it. We recognize those who spend their time restoring our heritage. In Old Salem, archaeologists bring respect to 131 lost graves.

Old-Wall Overhaul

Architectural restorer Dean Ruedrich judges a society by how it treats the past. So when the North Carolina Museum of History asked him to restore some historic buildings for its new blockbuster exhibition, he did it — very carefully.

Artistic Impression

Asheville resident Wendy Whitson took up art because of her uncle. Although life pulled her away, she now realizes art’s potential to comfort, heal, and revive.

In the Celtic Tradition

Inspired by the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games, Trip Rogers and Tom Eure team up as the Thistledown Tinkers, producing a sound that mixes old traditions with new interpretations.

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