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Getting From Here to There in Rural America

Getting From Here to There in Rural America

Being carless in rural communities, whether because of finance or circumstance, can be a debilitating and isolating situation. How can we meet rural America’s transportation needs in meaningful yet affordable ways?

What Does Urbanism Mean in Rural America?

What Does Urbanism Mean in Rural America?

Our staff writer Aubrey Byron begins a new series: at least once a month, she will be exploring how Strong Towns concepts apply to rural locations. Whether it’s transit, the value of sewers versus septics in small towns, or the walkability of small towns, check out our new coverage of the #smallstrongtown.

The Emptying Out of Rural Kansas: An Interview with Corie Brown

The Emptying Out of Rural Kansas: An Interview with Corie Brown

In this podcast episode, Chuck interviews Corie Brown, Zester Media co-founder and a writer on the food system, about the depopulation of rural Kansas, as mechanized agriculture reduces the need for farm labor, and the social toll that it is taking in isolated, shrinking towns.