BY SARAH ELKINS
“We’re modern Indians; we have a dishwasher,” Larry Two Rivers Brown jokes as he sits down to dinner with his wife, Shelly. Larry’s mostly grey hair is loose and hanging to below his shoulders. His face and hands are browned from working outside. He’s been repairing fences all day on the farm where he grew up. He smiles frequently and moves quickly between jokes and quiet nostalgia.
I sit down at the dinner table where the couple is having stuffed peppers and fried potatoes. Shelly offers me a plate, but I explain I’ll be too busy writing (I prefer to take notes instead of recording conversations).
Growing up with The Greenbriers
Bettie Woodward grew up during Lewisburg’s golden age as a school town, when the two Greenbriers–Greenbrier College and Greenbrier Military School–anchored the educational and cultural life of the community.
Home and Away
For more than 30 years Alan Rudley has divided his time between tending his mountaintop farm in Greenbrier County and traveling across the United States helping visitors from around the world gain a better understanding of America.
On the Origins of Jazz
An Interview with Ellis Marsalis, Jr.
Untangling the Tale of Mary Draper Ingles
West Virginia, once a fast-rising star in the beer world, was his hard by the national prohibition on alcohol in 1912. A century later, a new crop of craft brewers are bringing the state back to the forefront of the beer world. These pioneering entrepreneurs are blurring the line between the art and science of the brewing process and putting West Virginia beer back on palates nationwide.