Caption: Eddie Wise, Whitakers, N.C., Credit: Tom Rankin
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Eddie Wise, Whitakers, N.C. 

Five Farms, Episode Two: Nurturing

From: The Center for Documentary Studies
Series: Five Farms: Stories from American Farm Families
Length: 54:00

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Early summer is a time of long days on the family farm, perfect for nurturing crops and animals as they approach the peak of growing season. Nurturing illuminates the daily work of farming through the parents and children in each farm family. It also reveals the distinctive challenges and joys of raising a family --- and growing up --- in farm country. Read the full description.

Fh030001_small Early summer is a time of long days on the family farm, perfect for nurturing crops and animals as they approach the peak of growing season. Nurturing illuminates the daily work of farming through the parents and children in each farm family. It also reveals the distinctive challenges and joys of raising a family --- and growing up --- in farm country.

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Broadcast History

Released as series by PRI, 2009

Segments on the Griffieons of Iowa aired as 8-part series on NPR's All Things Considered, 2008-9

Timing and Cues

00:00 - 01:00 - Billboard
01:00 - 06:00 - Blank for newscast
06:00 - 59:00 Program
Built-in break with music, 20:29 - 21:29 of program (26:29 - 27:29 past the hour)

Intro and Outro

INTRO:

Self-contained

OUTRO:

n/a

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
The Five Farms Theme Wesley Horner, Composer Original. None 2009 05:00

Additional Credits

Field producer/recordists:
Ben Adler
Rob Dillard
Camille LaCapa
Susannah Lee

Executive Producer: Wesley Horner

Theme music performed by:
Yi Wei, percussion
Kalindi Bellach, viola

Music recording: Antonio Oliart Ros at the studios of WGBH Boston

Related Website

www.fivefarms.org