The NEA And Creative Placemaking In Rural America

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

selection from the cover to the NEA Arts Magazine On Monday we discussed Double Edge Theatre, a visionary laboratory theatre group that can help to expand the dialogue…

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In Brief: North Carolina Farmer Voices

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Horse Collar Farm; NC Farmer Voices, Alix Blair Thanks to The Southern Foodways Alliance blog for leading us to learn more about North Carolina Farmer Voices, a program…

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Introducing The Yuma Project

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Yuma, Colorado; from the Baseline Group flickr page Today we’re excited to present The Yuma Project, a collaboration between art students at The University of Colorado-Boulder and the…

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The Vernacular: Our Blueberries

Monday, June 20, 2011

  Thank you so much for card. I hadn’t much hope Flora’s young man would be leaving: and of course she will not want to go if she…

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Saturday Song: Charley Patton

Saturday, June 18, 2011

This week we published two entries from Donald Culross Peattie’s Almanac For Moderns that documented the seventeen-year cicada as it emerged from the earth in 1934, in Northern…

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Rural Poetry Series: Patrick Kavanagh

Friday, June 17, 2011

  Patrick Kavanagh (1904-1967) was born into a farming family in County Monaghan, Ireland. He spent the first part of his adult life farming those same fields in…

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Contexts: Flooding, Farms and Modern Art

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Sketch by Christo; New York Times These three articles may be useful to consider together. Nature and agriculture, rural place and man-made artifice comingle here; combined, there’s an…

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The Art of Regional Change In Rural California

Monday, May 16, 2011

On site with Art of the Regional Change participants: Up From The Understory blog Today we’d like to share some information on an program that’s putting together work…

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Mapping The Rural Food Desert

Thursday, May 12, 2011

this image links to the Food Desert Locator The Rural Blog recently covered the USDA’s release of their interactive Food Desert Locator map, and this news seems to…

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The Digital Farm Collective

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

the Moore Estates installation; from 20×200 We will be writing in depth about farmer and photographer Matthew Moore’s vision for the intersections of art and agriculture shortly in…

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