Up in smoke: The death of tobacco in WNC

Up in smoke: The death of tobacco in WNC

Volume
22
/ Issue
31

Cover Design Credit:

Scott Southwick

Cover Photography Credit:

Courtesy E.M. Ball Collection, Special Collections, Ramsey Library, UNC Asheville
Since payments for the “tobacco buyout” ended in 2014, many farmers across the Southern Appalachians have faced both the challenge of replacing lost revenue and, at a deeper level, a kind of identity crisis.

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    -by Edwin Arnaudin
    Two documentaries on extreme runners and the Tarahumara Indians, plus a benefit screening for Homeward Bound of WNC.

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