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“A Knit Culture,” article in Courier.

I’m a bit late in posting this, but here is a link to the story on Knit Night at Knit 2 Together Yarn Shop in Russellville, Arkansas. A radio piece featuring interviews from the evening is in the works and should be done by (crossing fingers) next week. It will be my first foray into
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Knit Night at Knit 2 Together

Last week I had the opportunity to visit with the knitters at the weekly Knit Night, a Tuesday evening knitting circle that meets at Knit 2 Together Yarn Shop in downtown Russellville, Arkansas. I heard wonderful stories about how they all learned to knit, discussions of their love for both the tactile and calming elements
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The Milk of Less Wastefulness

I’ve been posting a lot about local foods and food production these days because I believe supporting local and regional foods is key to a sustainable economy and culture. As a folklorist I am interested in the culture of small-scale growing and how local economies can benefit all members of a community and  how local food
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