Hipbillies: Deep Revolution in the Arkansas Ozarks – Podcast

In this episode Guy Ames, horticulture specialist with NCAT’s ATTRA sustainable agriculture program at NCAT’s Southeastern Regional Office in Fayetteville, Arkansas, talks with Jared M. Phillips, author of the new book Hipbillies: Deep Revolution in the Arkansas Ozarks. In his book, Jared writes about the back-to-the-land movement of the 1960s and 1970s and how that counterculture affected the Arkansas Ozarks.

Jared holds a doctorate in American history and is assistant professor of international studies at the University of Arkansas. He lives and works on a small, traditional farm outside of Prairie Grove, Arkansas.

In this podcast, Guy and Jared also talk about the value of slowing down and working on an appropriate scale while comparing traditional farm practices to newer, “more efficient” ones.

Resources:
Hipbillies: Deep Revolution in the Arkansas Ozarks by Jared M. Phillips

ATTRA publications:
Sustainable Agriculture: An Introduction

Applying the Principles of Sustainable Farming

Draft Animal Power for Farming

Other resources:
How Can I Use Draft Horses for Power on My Farm?

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