By Elizabeth Winslow    Photography by Jody Horton My mother grew up on a small farm in Louisiana, and has vivid memories of hog-butchering time. Each year, when the weather turned cold, ...
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By Polly Ross HughesPhotography by Sandy Wilson  Twenty-one years ago, as Frank Arnosky and Pamela Hiebert twirled around a dance floor to the “nuclear-polka” beat of Brave Combo, neither ...
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By Robin Chotzinoff    Photography by Bill Albrecht Like any self-respecting rancher, grassfed beef producer Pati Jacobs wakes early and stays busy. “I get up at five, listen to NPR for ...
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It wasn’t much of a stretch for Lisa and Sam Asvestas to convert the lot on West Cypress into a car wash, Laundromat and mini food court combo—they’d been in a facet of each business for 15 ...
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