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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North Dakota Rural Arts Initiative

Monday, April 26, 2010

Tin Can Pile, US 10, Casselton, North Dakota.  Photograph by Jim Dow. The Museum of Modern Art is undoubtedly one of the finest arts institutions in the world,…

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Jetsonorama and Wheat Paste Art On The Reservation

Friday, April 9, 2010

Folks in Grey Mountain, AZ offering their appreciation,  from Yote’s flickr page  The GOAT blog, one feature of the online version of High Country News, is another site…

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The Carter Family Fold and Johnny Cash’s Last Performance

Thursday, April 8, 2010

 Photograph by William W. Robinson of Friends of the Carter Family Fold  “He insisted on walking into the Fold that night,” Hiltons resident Pat Jones told me a…

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Farmville Files: Charts and Maps

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

From an ongoing investigation: Exhibit N (above): It would be interesting to consider again, as one member of the rural diaspora mentioned in these pages before, what the…

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Rural Studio And The 20K House

Thursday, March 25, 2010

The Newbern Fire Station and Town Hall The Newbern Volunteer Fire Department was the first new public building in Newbern for 110 years. It houses fire trucks and…

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Root Hog Or Die

Monday, March 22, 2010

In one of our first posts, we mentioned Lance Ledbetter and his Atlanta-based label Dust to Digital. He’s among number of folks, many from the younger generations, who…

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Geno Delafose

Thursday, March 18, 2010

As we mentioned a few weeks back, The Western Folklife Center recently hosted its 26th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko, Navada. This year the WFC invited grammy-nominated…

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Cultural Equity

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

One of the stated goals of this site is to offer a place for readers interested in the american rural arts to learn more about the wealth of…

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For the Weekend: Wendell Berry Reading From His Work

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Br. Tom Murphy has run, for many years, an absolutely indispensable site documenting the work of Wendell Berry. Given Mr. Berry’s famous stance against technology and digital culture,…

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