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Anti-Corporate Ag Conversation Moves to a Friendlier Venue: Yale University
Yale University is convening a conference this weekend featuring rural voices taking on corporate power and lack of competition in the agriculture and food system. The event will feature academics, researchers, and investigative journalists who have a much more difficult time discussing these issues openly in agribusiness-friendly states in the Midwest and West, according to The post Anti-Corporate Ag Conversation Moves to a Friendlier Venue: Yale University appeared first on Daily Yonder.
Art Project Involving All Fifty States Finds Home in Rural Connecticut
The American Mural Project (AMP) is a giant endeavor located in a small town. Twenty-two years in the making, the multimillion-dollar project is the world’s largest indoor collaborative artwork at five stories high and 120 feet long. The project is a tribute to working people in the United States and encompasses a flourishing educational program The post Art Project Involving All Fifty States Finds Home in Rural Connecticut appeared first on Daily Yonder.
Commentary: Community Organizations Work Best
This story was originally published by The Roanoke Times. In a Kentucky coalfield county that twice gave Trump 79% of its vote, volunteer fire chief Bill Meade is known as a particularly outspoken Trump supporter. When we invited him to meet with grassroots leaders at the oldest African American social organization in Baltimore, some people The post Commentary: Community Organizations Work Best appeared first on Daily Yonder.