Harvesting Hope In Akron

Harvesting Hope In Akron

To visit the Hapi Fresh Farmer’s Market in Akron, Ohio, is to see the beginning of a journey. Seeds have been planted to draw in more residents, more businesses, and to nurture a return to prosperity for the neighborhood.

Pride of Ownership

Pride of Ownership

Let’s stop assuming the motives of individuals, especially when there are other, perfectly rational, universal explanations for why someone would do something we don’t agree with.

The Power of Gridded Streets

The Power of Gridded Streets

One man’s quest to find the equation proving the value of gridded streets leads him down some interesting roads.

Evolution of the Corner Store

Evolution of the Corner Store

Gas stations and dollar stores have taken the place of the corner store in most neighborhoods. Can this ship be turned around?

When a Farm Isn’t Really a Farm

When a Farm Isn’t Really a Farm

Now, the story of a wealthy family who sold their farm and the developer who exploited an agricultural tax subsidy to keep it all together.

Sometimes You Need to Move

Sometimes You Need to Move

Do what you can to make yours a strong town, but it’s alright if that means finding a place that is a better fit for you.