Radically Rural – Remote Summit: Arts and Culture sessions explore the roles that art and artists can play in supporting rural communities.

The art world, especially in rural areas, is often seen as elitist. Track leader and Executive Director of Arts Alive!, Jessica Gelter, believes that art-led initiatives have a function to play in rural community development. Sessions she’s planned at Radically Rural, she hopes, “will provide the opportunity for individuals and communities to think about ingrained Read more…


Radically Rural – Remote Summit: Entrepreneurship sessions explore creating a supportive environment for entrepreneurship in a changed economy.

2020 is a year of change, upheaval, devastation, transformation and innovation. The tsunami-like impact of a global pandemic has delivered a changed economy. In rural areas, community members have the unique opportunity to contribute to the rebuilding process and a new future for their town or small city.  Entrepreneurship track leader Kate Kirchhofer, program director Read more…




Radically Rural: Bootstrapping Rural Covid-19 Reopening

** This article was originally published for the Daily Yonder John Molinaro urges rural communities to ‘take what we have to make what we need,’ advising how to financially support local businesses during the coronavirus epidemic and the reopening efforts. If you have been following Small Business Administration’s (SBA) releases, I am sure you noticed Read more…


Radically Rural: To Meet New Challenges, Be Idea-Friendly

** This article was originally published for the Daily Yonder Old answers won’t work in the “new normal.” Nurturing new ideas will be key. What’s the right way to reopen local businesses in your town? How can your local governments cope with the loss of revenues? What will you do to help people who have Read more…


Adapting to COVID-19 crisis, Radically Rural goes remote

By Sentinel Staff The struggles facing communities dealing with the impact of COVID-19 on personal lives, jobs and businesses are well documented. With this in mind, the organizers of Radically Rural, the summit that showcases ideas of importance to small cities and towns, will stage its event this year on one day and exclusively online. Read more…


To Build Climate Resilience, Every Backyard Matteres

Radically Rural: To Build Climate Resilience, Every Backyard Matters How can you manage your patch of the planet to best address climate change?       By Caroline Tremblay On Apr 27, 2020 ** This article was originally published for the Daily Yonder Gully-washing rainstorms are becoming the norm. “Nine of the top 10 years for extreme one-day Read more…


Journalists Help Guide Community in Search of Solutions

Solutions Journalism looks beyond problems to what might be done to address them. ** This article was originally published for the Daily Yonder   “We really care about journalism that does more than just diagnose the problem,” explains Leah Todd, New England region manager for Solutions Journalism Network. Her organization trains journalists to explore how Read more…


10 News Publishers That Do It Right 2020

The Keene Sentinel, one of the organizing partners of Radically Rural, was featured in Editor&Publisher’s 2020 list of “10 News Publishers That Do It Right” by Nu Yang and Evelyn Mateos. Read the Keene Sentinel’s feature below: The full article can be found here.   Keene Sentinel Keene, N.H.  Since 2018, the Keene Sentinel, along with Read more…


Hannah Grimes Center for Entrepreneurship Key Partners

Sign up to be the first to get Radically Rural™ news and updates