farm http://publicradioeast.org en The Down East Journal (04/13/13) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-041313 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Tuscarora descendants from New York state and eastern North Carolina honored their ancestors at a recent ceremony in Snow Hill.&nbsp; This week on the Down East Journal, we talk about the Battle of Nooherooka fought between settlers and the Tuscarora people in the 1700’s.&nbsp; And, a great strawberry season is just around the corner.&nbsp; We speak with growers in eastern North Carolina about a pesky virus&nbsp; stunting some plants growth and how little impact the problem will have on yield. Wed, 10 Apr 2013 17:28:35 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 11402 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (04/13/13) The Down East Journal (10/19/12) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-101912 <p>This week on the Down East Journal, it's part two of our migrant farm worker series.&nbsp; Today, we talk about the growers responsibility to provide free housing and clean drinking water to farm workers.&nbsp; And, how one coastal county is working to control its feral cat population, while another seaside community is working to "beef up" its feral cat population.</p><p></p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 17:20:17 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 5002 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (10/12/12) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-101212 <p>This week on the Down East Journal, it's part one of a two-part feature focusing on migrant farm workers in eastern North Carolina.&nbsp; We talk to the author of a study that found a third of camps where they live had contaminated drinking water.&nbsp; And, a new book by a Chapel Hill author examines the similarities and disparities in the lives of two pre-Civil War era soldiers in the book, "Two Captains From Carolina."</p><p></p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 17:12:48 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 4994 at http://publicradioeast.org