Appalshop and the Spirit of Regeneration in Central Appalachia

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Whitesburg’s Main Street at Dusk By Savannah Barrett Similar to other regions with a history of extractive industry, the central coalfields are experiencing a startling economic transition. As…

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The Charro Days Fiesta

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

By Savannah Barrett Now celebrating their 77th anniversary, the Charro Days Fiesta  begins this week and continues through March 9, 2014. With its celebration of the shared culture of…

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The Broader Picture: Remembering John Kinsman

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

John Kinsman joining farmers and activists in Mali; via WhyHunger By Savannah Barrett At the suggestion of our partners at the Wormfarm Institute, today we remember the life and…

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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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A Rye Whiskey Rural Arts Metaphor

Friday, February 17, 2012

Templeton’s home-grown rye crop; Brewvana [Editor’s Note: As I am facing numerous writing deadlines over the second half of February, this seems like a good time to give…

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The Weekly Feed: January Sixth

Friday, January 6, 2012

Sandhill Crane; Dugald Stermer, Los Angeles Times Here’s a partial list of the articles and links we’ve shared on our Rural Arts and Culture Feed on Facebook while…

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In Brief: The Food Of A Younger Land

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

As folks may be preparing for family meals in the next few days, here’s some news on The Food of a Younger Land, a book by Mark Kurlansky…

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Frybread: In Film, Art, Architecture, And Beyond

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Photograph by Visible Narrative, from RPM’s Frybread Stand flickr gallery Revolutions Per Minute: Indigenous Music Culture is a relatively new site that’s offering a wealth of news on…

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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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The 2011 BIG FEED

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Photograph from a previous BIG FEED; Richard Saxton Next month (October 15-16) the M12 art collective will host their annual BIG FEED celebration at the Yuma, Colorado Fairgrounds….

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