Difficult Days on Tar Heel Farms

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When was the last time your teacher showed you how to cut up a pig carcass? Plant a winter garden? Can vegetables? If you are like most North Carolina students today, your answer is “never!” However, during the early 1930s—the toughest years of the Great Depression—North Carolina’s leaders believed that teaching such skills to schoolchildren and their parents would help speed the state’s recovery.

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