Audio Recordings "We cook ramps here."
Ramps (Allium Tricoccum)
Syble's Back Porch Restaurant
Syble's Bed and Barn
- "We cook ramps here."
- Contributor Names
- Meadows, Crystal (Interviewee)
- Created / Published
- February 1, 1996
- Subject Headings
- - Foodways
- - Ramps (Allium tricoccum)
- - Syble's Bed and Barn
- - Syble's Back Porch Restaurant
- - Open forest
- - Commons
- - Beans (Pinto)
- - Ethnography
- - Interviews
- - West Virginia -- Raleigh County -- Naoma
- - From ? to 199?, Syble Pettry and her daughter, Crystal Meadows, operated a boarding house and restaurant, Syble's Bed and Barn. Most boarders were workers from outside the area. The restaurant, "Syble's Back Porch," often featured cuisine brought in from woods and gardens, like ramps and leather britches.
- Call Number
- AFC 1999/008: CRF-MH-A092
- Source Collection
- Coal River Folklife Collection (AFC 1999/008)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
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