Changing A Food Desert, One Metro Stop At A Time

Thursday, March 22, 2012

One of Farm to Family‘s Mobile Markets in Saint Louis Despite its place amid some of the midwest’s most fertile soil, Saint Louis is plagued by large food…

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Double Edge Theatre and The Grand Parade

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

photograph from The Grand Parade rehearsals; Double Edge Theatre The Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has just announced that Double Edge Theatre will offer…

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New Work From Places: Rural Studio, Cotton Farmers, The Sound of Music, And Our Natural Space

Friday, February 3, 2012

Bloom, 2010; Michael Lundgren  One of the most valuable resources for considering how the arts intersect with and enliven the rural-urban exchange can be found in Places, “an…

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The Art Of The Flyover

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

False-color composite aerial map outside Garden City, Kansas; Wired Who says there’s no contemporary art in the heartland? Wired magazine offers these images taken by NASA and USGS…

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To The New Year 2012

Monday, January 2, 2012

From the Foster-Fluharty Farm; Matthew Fluharty from Sabbaths, 2005 VI. I tremble with gratitudefor my children and grandchildrenwho take pleasure in one another. At our dinners together, the…

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Coming Home, Coming Back To Your Senses

Friday, December 16, 2011

Film still of Emily Vortuba of The Elberta Alert community newspaper; Back To Your Senses This week’s look into the work of the emerging farmers at the Stone…

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Finding Sustainability In "Generation Organic"

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

From the 2011 Young Farmers Conference; Maggie Starbard, NPR Many thanks to the folks who have shared news of this report by Dan Charles broadcast on NPR’s All…

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American Georgics: Old and New

Monday, November 14, 2011

Plowing It Under; Thomas Hart Benton, 1934 To start off the week, I’d like to point folks toward a recent review published in The Englewood Review of Books…

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Rural Farmers Feeding The Occupy Movement

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Produce from western Massachusetts farms; Actions and Investigations As a companion piece to today’s article considering Crystal Bridges, Alice Walton, and the Occupy Movement, Contributing Editor Rachel Reynolds…

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2011 BIG FEED: A Series Of Links

Friday, October 14, 2011

In anticipation of this weekend’s BIG FEED, I’d like to print a series of links related to my rural arts and culture presentation. Many thanks to the M12…

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