Oral Histories of the Land

womens rights program photo (land?)
The stories in this theme explore the many ways people use land and water and the complexities of environmental sustainability. The oral history selections reveal the personal challenges and triumphs of land use in the United States. They encourage new perspectives on how we think about land use, conservation, economic development, and other important issues.


Oral Histories of the Land How-To Guide

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Audio Files:

The Challenges of Growing Organic Vegetables (Kenyon Parsons)
Running Your Own Farm (Matthew Wichowsky)
Growing Organic Fruit (Rodney Ingalls)
Against Unconventional Shale Gas Drilling (Marion Karl)
Living in an Agricultural District (Jennifer Huntington)
Searching for a Middle Ground (Earle Peterson)