Show: Along the Blackstone

Episode: Along the Blackstone - New England Farm Traditions.mpg

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It is thought that the rocky New England landscape is a hard place to farm, but to the New England farmer, he see’s richness, vitality and profits. Join us as Along the Blackstone Episode #43 looks at New England farming traditions. Why was a team of oxen an important family asset? What the heck was a stone boat? The New England farmer was a real optimist for planting grain, corn and vegetables in the rocky New England soil takes a great deal of patience. It also requires sound traditions: traditions of hard work, story-telling, family get-togethers and a tradition of caring for the farm animals and for your farm neighbors.

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