Idaho Experience

Introduction to "We Sagebrush Folks"

Preview: Season 2 Episode 1 | 1m 9s

Annie Pike Greenwood penned "We Sagebrush Folks," a chronicle of her struggles as a farmer's wife and teacher in Hazelton, Idaho, in the early 1900s. In contrast to myth-making descriptions of pioneer life, the memoir shines a light on the hard reality of farming in the newly irrigated "Eden" of southern Idaho.

Aired: 10/19/18

Rating: TV-G

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Major Funding by the J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation. Additional Funding by Anne Voillequé and Louise Nelson, Judy and Steve Meyer, Richard K. and Shirley S. Hemingway Foundation, the Futura Corporation, the Friends of Idaho Public Television, Idaho Public Television Endowment and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.