Almanac For Moderns: Rejoicing In The Noon Mercy

Monday, January 23, 2012

[More information on our Almanac For Moderns project and the work of Donald Culross Peattie can be found here.] January Twenty-First I wonder how much of fatality has…

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The People Speak: New Work From Jetsonorama

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Wheat paste of CJ at the Tuba City, AZ, rodeo grounds on fair day; Jetsonorama Where else would you find a black guy applying wallpaper to the outside…

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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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In Brief: Regional Relationships

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Two aspects of A Map Without Boundaries; Regional Relationships Today we will introduce some work that we will be covering in greater detail soon: the Regional Relationships project….

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Winter Colds & The New Yorker State of Mind

Monday, December 5, 2011

Selection from Paul Steinberg’s 1976 New Yorker; Daily Yonder Well, last week we experienced some major technical problems and this week your humble editor is weathering a winter…

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The Language Of Natural Gas Leases

Friday, December 2, 2011

The Ely family on their land in western Pennsylvania; Ruth Fremson, New York Times This morning Ian Urbina and Jo Craven McGinty of the New York Times have…

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In Brief: Water In The West

Monday, November 7, 2011

Unbridged Crossing Destroyed By  Flood, Salt River, 1983; Mark Klett; Places We have a wonderful range of articles planned for this week on The Art of the Rural…

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The Farmer-Veteran Coalition

Monday, October 10, 2011

Farmer-Veteran Coalition founder Michael O’Gorman; Melissa Barnes I’ve worked in the organic-farming industry for 40 years. I visited New York not long after 9/11 and came across the…

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