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By Thomas Turner on 01/26/2011
“A man who is in the traditional sense a good farmer is husbandman and husband, the begetter and conserver of the earth’s bounty, but he is also…a nurturer of life. His work is domestic: he is bound to the household…the household is the microcosm of all community.
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By Ragan Sutterfield on 03/12/2010
How do we know where we are? Increasingly the answer is through the dot on a screen—the little man on a Google map, the arrow on a dashboard GPS…
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By Wendell Berry on 12/11/2009
I know that one resurrected rural community would be more convincing and more encouraging than all programs of the last fifty years, and I think that it could be the beginning of the renewal of our country, for the renewal of rural communities ultimately implies the renewal of urban ones.