Rural Generation: A conversation with Cheryal Lee Hills and Ryan Taylor

Thursday, February 2, 2017

  Cheryal Lee Hills is the Executive Director of the Region Five Development Commission in Staples, Minnesota. Cheryal provides program development, program implementation, organizational planning, financial planning/oversight and…

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Designing a Community Hub in the Ozarks, Welcoming the Whole Community to the Table

Monday, November 17, 2014
The Oregon County Food Producers and Artisans Co-Op is a market and community center located in the Missouri Ozarks in the town of Alton, pop. 879.

The Oregon County Food Producers and Artisans Co-Op is a market and community center located in the Missouri Ozarks in the town of Alton, pop. 879. OCFPAC, which…

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Rachel Reynolds Luster featured in Field Notes Blog

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Photograph Rachel Reynolds Luster courtesy of the Oregon County Food Producers and Artisans Co-Op By Matthew Fluharty This week Field Notes, an Arts Journal site edited by National…

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Feminist Art Advancing Social Change in Rural Kentucky

Monday, November 11, 2013
Stories From da Dirt. Nancy Dawson

Photograph from a “Stories from Da Dirt” production. By Dr. Judith Jennings and Savannah Barrett                          …

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Images from the Reedsburg Fermentation Fest

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Last weekend saw the conclusion of the two-week Reedsburg Fermentation Fest, an annual event led by the Wormfarm Institute in collaboration with many individuals and organizations from Sauk County, Wisconsin…

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Weekly Feed: American Indian Heritage Month, Cross-Cultural Film, Preservation & Sustainability

Monday, November 12, 2012

Bruno Nanguka in Radio Tanzania’s archives; Jonathan Kalan, NPR By Rachel Beth Rudi, Digital Contributor • November is the 22nd annual American Indian Heritage Month! Follow Smithsonian Education…

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Weekly Feed: Collaboration, Ecology, Digital Media and Food for Thought

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Photograph of the Fennimore Art Museum By Rachel Beth Rudi, Digital Contributor • “Rural art museums face distinct challenges when it comes to building audiences for exhibitions and…

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Bringing It To The Table

Thursday, June 21, 2012
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Arkansas State Folklorist Mike Luster at the Roundtable; Jennifer Joy Jameson By Rachel Reynolds Luster, Contributing Editor Last month Art of The Rural joined a host of artists…

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Readings: The Egg And The Machine

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Food Security; larger, high resolution images available at The Lexicon for Sustainability Today we offer a Readings selection from Robert Frost: his 1923 poem “The Egg And The…

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Wendell Berry’s Jefferson Lecture: "It All Turns On Affection"

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

On Monday night Wendell Berry delivered “It All Turns on Affection,” the 2012 Jefferson Lecture at the Kennedy Center. Each year the National Endowment for the Humanities offers…

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