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Bryant's Cove 4. Parsons, H. July 27, 2011. Crystal Braye interviews Heber Parsons about family root cellar, Bryant's Cove
Descriptive TitleBryant's Cove 4. Parsons, H. July 27, 2011. Crystal Braye interviews Heber Parsons about family root cellar, Bryant's Cove
CategoryMigration/settlement
Objects
TopicArchitecture, building and construction
Buildings
Outbuildings
Root cellars
DescriptionHeber Parsons talks about his ties to Bryant's Cove; about his family root cellar and small farm; growing potatoes, carrot, turnip, beets, cabbage, and making hay; how the vegetables were stored in the cellar; maintenance of cellar; ventilation methods; locations of gardens or "spots"; using manure and capelin as fertilizer; composting; source of seeds; insects and rodents in cellar; talks about family gardens, drying potatoes and storing in cellar; changes in gardening practices as family matured; recalls horse drawn carriage that was stored in cellar; briefly describes annual gardening routine; addresses change from family self-sufficiency to purchasing required foods.
Date2011-07-27
CollectorBraye, Crystal
InformantParsons, Heber
Location Depicted/DiscussedCanada—Newfoundland and Labrador—Bryant's Cove
Recording LocationCanada—Newfoundland and Labrador—Bryant's Cove
FormatAudio/mp3
Extent11:19 minutes; 6.4 MB
TypeSound
Resource TypeAudio
LanguageEng
CollectionIntangible Cultural Heritage Inventory - Knowledge and Practices concerning Nature and the Universe
CONTENTdm file name508.mp3
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