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Posts tagged agricultural history

October 14, 2013

 

old letter with German script

Hoeing A New Row, In The New World

In his letters back home, a German immigrant documented the challenges of farm life in mid-nineteenth-century Indiana.

September 24, 2012

 

Indianapolis city Market building

To Market To Market

Long before the term "locavore" was coined, buying fresh foods directly from farmers was standard operating procedure in the Hoosier State.

December 5, 2011

 

A Flatboat on the Ohio

Rolling–And Journalling–On The River

Faced with limited local and regional markets for their grain and livestock, enterprising Indiana farmers shipped their products by flatboat to New Orleans.

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