Introducing Donald Culross Peattie

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

As spring arrives again, our thoughts turn to the fields, gardens and container plots waiting to be planted. Or, if we don’t possess a green thumb, we wait…

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Welcome to Ogden Marsh, Iowa

Friday, March 5, 2010

Ogden Marsh is a small farming community in central Iowa. Compared to many other rural communities of it’s size, its chamber of commerce operates an extensive website where…

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Soul Food On The Southside

Sunday, January 24, 2010

This piece from The New York Times offers another take on the urban-rural intersections Ian Halbert discussed with Baucus and Philemon below. Here, Dirk Johnson spends a Sunday…

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Saying Goodbye to Oakdale, Illinois

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

The Daily Yonder and The Rural Blog are two sites I read each day; they both provide some of the most thorough, provocative and indispensable information and commentary…

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