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Sam Densmore, Knifemaker: #Radiostory by @EthanChiel

Sam Densmore, Knifemaker: #Radiostory by @EthanChiel

via Ethan Chiel Sam Densmore is a pretty soft-spoken guy. The word I heard most often from people familiar with him was “laconic.” He’s also one hell of an artist. He paints, has tried his hand at shoemaking, and used… [READ MORE] Read More

Dennis Clemishaw, cranberry farmer: #Radiostory by Eric Drachman

Dennis Clemishaw, cranberry farmer: #Radiostory by Eric Drachman

via Eric Drachman: Dennis Clemishaw has been farming cranberries for 30 years – something he never would have expected when he was younger. Now, Dennis and his wife own three bogs of their own and are depending on them for… [READ MORE] Read More

Marcia Mello, busker: #Radiostory by Mallory Falk

Marcia Mello, busker: #Radiostory by Mallory Falk

via Mallory Falk: When Marcia Mello started busking – playing music on the street for money – she was excited to pursue a life-long dream. But she’s had to fight for her place on the corner. Produced by Mallory Falk. Listen… [READ MORE] Read More

Bob Jordan, blacksmith: “The Mark of a Blacksmith” by @jpdd

Bob Jordan, blacksmith: “The Mark of a Blacksmith” by @jpdd

via JP Davidson: Bob Jordan has a 3000-degree forge in his garage. He’s a blacksmith with over 40 years of experience – including work with German, Italian and North American Masters. He’s 67 years old now, and a lifetime of… [READ MORE] Read More

Victor Powell, sandal maker: “Sole Crafting” via @OberandOut

Victor Powell, sandal maker: “Sole Crafting” via @OberandOut

via Lauren Ober: Handmade leather sandals have been a staple in Provincetown’s vibrant craft scene since they were introduced to the area in the 1940s. At the height of the sandalmaking boom, more than 20 leather shops operated in the… [READ MORE] Read More

John Mickiewicz is the “Bridge Guy”: via Amy Gastelum

John Mickiewicz is the “Bridge Guy”: via Amy Gastelum

via Amy Gastelum: John Mickiewicz operates and maintains the WPA built Railroad Bridge between Cape Cod and mainland Massachusetts. Read more about Amy’s experience putting together this story on Transom.org. You can hear more of Amy’s work on PRX and learn more… [READ MORE] Read More

Rob Martin, lobsterman: “Salty Lou’s Local Lobster” via @jpdd

Rob Martin, lobsterman: “Salty Lou’s Local Lobster” via @jpdd

via JP Davidson Cape Cod lobsters are shipped all over the world. Some are trucked up to Canada for processing – others become meals for a growing Chinese market. A couple in Sandwich, MA sees lobstermen getting lost in the shuffle… [READ MORE] Read More

Lily Walter, organic farmer: “One Acre” via @kittamsez

Lily Walter, organic farmer: “One Acre” via @kittamsez

via Jessica Kittams The Farm Institute is a 162-acre working farm on Martha’s Vineyard. In the Spring of 2012, the institute awarded one-acre parcels of land to five local farmers. At 26, Lily Walter is the youngest of these farmers,… [READ MORE] Read More

Tim Eaton – Bowling Lane Inspector: Short via @NortonPhoto

Tim Eaton – Bowling Lane Inspector: Short via @NortonPhoto

Original radiostory short via Andrew Norton via PRX Tim Eaton is certified by the USBC (United States Bowling Congress) to inspect bowling lanes. Behind the pins at his home alley in Falmouth, MA he tells the story the strangest thing he’s… [READ MORE] Read More

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