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The Lands We Share: The Allens


By The Lands We Share | October 10, 2018

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  • Russell Allen in his truck.

Russell Allen in his truck. (Photo by Stephen Kercher)

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Husband and wife Russell and Chris Allen just finished their 43rd season running Allen’s Allenville Produce. It’s a farm, farm stand and farmers market stall that operates in Winnebago County.

As Russ considers retirement, he and Chris reflect on what farming means to their family and their community with Stephen Kercher of UW-Oshkosh. This piece—which includes recordings of them preparing for a farmer’s market—is the first in a series from The Lands We Share farming history project.

Chris Allen at the farm stand.

Chris Allen at the farm stand in Allenville, Wisconsin. (Photo by Stephen Kercher)

The Lands We Share

The Lands We Share initiative includes a traveling exhibition and public dialogue tour that focuses on the intersection of farming, land, ethnic culture and history in Wisconsin. The exhibit will feature the stories, histories, artifacts, images and sounds of six culturally and regionally distinct farms and farm sites and invites...
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