Tag Archives: Environmental Studies

Farmer Podcast Club: “Burley: Kentucky Tobacco in a New Century”

Posted by Lilli Klamke on December 04, 2018

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Ann K. Ferrell, “Burley: Kentucky Tobacco in a New Century” (U Press of Kentucky, 2013)-  NBn – New Books network Released May 30, 2018 Ann K. Ferrell is an Associate Professor and the Director of the Folk Studies program at Western Kentucky University, and also Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of American Folklore. Her first book, Burley: Kentucky Tobacco in a New Century (University of Kentucky Press, 2013) is the result of multiple research methodologies including extensive ethnographic fieldwork, archival investigation, and rhetorical analysis.   Listen to the full episode: Ann K. Ferrell, “Burley: … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: “Burley: Kentucky Tobacco in a New Century”

Farmer Podcast Club: “Hoptopia: A World of Agriculture and Beer in Oregon’s Willamette Valley”

Posted by Lilli Klamke on July 10, 2018

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Peter A. Kopp, “Hoptopia: A World of Agriculture and Beer in Oregon’s Willamette Valley” (U California Press, 2016) on NBn-New Books network Released Mar 09, 2018 Environmental historian Peter A. Kopp‘s book Hoptopia: A World of Agriculture and Beer in Oregon’s Willamette Valley (University of California Press, 2016) examines the fascinating history of a very special plant: the hop. From its prehistoric origins to its use in ancient and medieval beermaking, the hop was already an important crop in human agriculture when it first appeared on Colonial American shores, but when … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: “Hoptopia: A World of Agriculture and Beer in Oregon’s Willamette Valley”