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Published April 23, 2016

Eddy Parham (51) is interviewed by his coworker, Liz Whittaker (67) about his journey into homesteading and sustainable farming.

Produced by the Health Collaborative and History United from interviews recorded by StoryCorps, a national nonprofit whose mission is to preserve and share humanity’s stories in order to build connections between people and create a more just and compassionate world. www.StoryCorps.org

History United uses local history to encourage investment in the future of the Dan River Region and to build a strong collaborative network of organizations and individuals committed to positive change. 

The Health Collaborative works in the Dan River Region to improve the health of the region through a shared vision of wellness that drives a framework of sustainable solutions.

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