Making Connections At The Wormfarm

Thursday, December 30, 2010

A view from a studio; from The Wormfarm Facebook page The Wormfarm started in 1995 as a CSA, growing vegetables primarily for urban folks, so that urban-rural connection…

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Reimagining The Corn Crib

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

photograph by Ansen Seale It would have been a completely different exhibit if this had been in a gallery somewhere, and we were only pointing to the land,…

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Chris Sauter’s Rural Installations

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Mind/Body Split, 2008; graphite and spray-paint on MDF, 17″x17″ installed Today we would like to return to the work of Chris Sauter, the Texas-based artist whose writings on…

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Stories From The Hardest Year

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

photograph by The Hardest Year Last week The Daily Yonder continued its analysis of the changing demograhics in rural America; in this latest report Roberto Gallardo and Bill…

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For The Weekend: Colbert, Silver Screens, and Mother Vines

Saturday, July 10, 2010

photograph of The Mother Vine from Here’s a few follow-ups and items of interest for your weekend consideration: Earlier in the week we discussed the United Farm…

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The Farmville Files: Take Our Jobs

Thursday, July 8, 2010

photograph by Rick Nahmias from The Migrant Project Last evening the NPR program Tell Me More featured a conversation between host Michel Martin and Arturo Rodriguez, the president…

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"The Beech Nut" by Shane Seely

Friday, June 4, 2010

I did not imagine such hands could be so delicate as he cracked the beech nut open and offered me the tiny jewel of meat inside. His palm…

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Detroit, Its Future and Farming

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

illustration of John Nantz’s project by Byran Christie By Ian Halbert My cousins all live outside of Detroit and it is not uncommon to hear from them horror…

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Spring Brook Farm, "Tarentaise," and More Pork Than You Have Ever Seen In One Place

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

  By Ian Halbert Mary and I have finally settled into our new home in Watertown, saddled with all the concerns and frets that plague the first-time homeowners:…

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The Equine Sculpture of Rachel Wilson

Monday, April 19, 2010

photograph by Bob Linder of The Springfield News-Leader As the Kentucky Derby is approaching in a few weeks, we’re at the point in the year where–at least for…

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