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Josephine McRobbie

Josephine McRobbie is a freelance writer, audio producer, and cultural documentarian born in Australia and now based in Durham, North Carolina. She holds degrees in Journalism, Library Science, and Ethnomusicology from Indiana University. Over the years she has worked at a variety of arts and history-focused organizations including Traditional Arts Indiana, the Southern Historical Collection, and the IU Libraries Moving Image Archive. After 5 years of living in the south, she can finally make a decent buttermilk biscuit.

Recent Posts by Josephine McRobbie

June 7, 2019


Bringing The Process To The People With Taco And Tamale Pop-Up Ex Voto

Nixtamaliztion is a method of processing corn. Ex Voto uses this method to make masa for their tamales and tortillas.

May 17, 2019


Creating Condiments And Community With The Spicy Hermit

Josephine McRobbie caught up with a food entrepreneur who goes by the name The Spicy Hermit.

April 19, 2019


Take A Dive Into The NC State Archives

Archivists Todd Kosmerick and Virginia Ferris are with the Special Collections Research Center at NC State. They work to identify and preserve historically valuable records and documents related to farming and foods.

August 6, 2010


Home Brewers Compete For Hopped Glory In Upland Brewery’s UpCup

People of different cultures have been making their own batches of beer for over ten thousand years, starting in early Neolithic times.

March 11, 2010

Home Brewing 

From Backyard to Bottle: Home Brewing Goes Green

People have been making their own beer for over ten thousand years. Now, with attention to sustainable practices, homebrewers are going green.

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