Traditional Turkeys Are Disappearing Breed

By Steve Baragona, Voice of America On November 22, Americans observe Thanksgiving, an iconic harvest festival with roots in the nation's 17th-century settlement by European colonists. Roasted turkey is the traditional centerpiece. But the breeds of turkey which were on the table in early America have nearly disappeared, replaced by a domesticated bird that is bigger, [...]

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Amissville woman spins 18th-century style

Thirty-one-year-old Amissville resident Rachel Summers was born in the 20th century, but one could say she grew up in the 18th. “When I was 11, my family visited Claude Moore Colonial Farm and I immediately fell in love with that kind of life,” she said, recalling her first encounter with the 18th-century living history museum [...]

By | 2013-01-31T19:37:19+00:00 July 2nd, 2012|Crowfoot Farm In The News|Comments Off on Amissville woman spins 18th-century style