The cause brought out the farmer in all the performers. How else might the world have learned that one-name alternative folk sensation Jewel carries around a Tupperware container filled with soil from the Alaskan homestead founded by her grandfather? Jewel, whose songs bounce between sweetness and anger, played selections from her million-selling debut album "Pieces of You". Backstage, the 22 year-old singer spoke of the "emotional support and stability that open land gives us." as well as of the benefits of touring with enduring rock legend and Farm-Aid co-founder Neil Young. "It gives me hope that I can sustain a career for a lifetime."