Radically Rural: Turning the Silver Tsunami into Gold – The Daily Yonder

  ** This article was originally published by Caroline Tremblay for the Daily Yonder EDITOR’S NOTE: Today we introduce a new column, “Radically Rural,” which will explore ways rural leaders are building stronger communities through innovative strategies. The column is produced by the organizers of Radically Rural, an annual summit of rural leaders that last Read more…


How is YourEconomy?

The details of your local economy offers up valuable clues as to the work that you should be focusing on and the effectiveness of existing local entrepreneurship programs.  It is, however, challenging to easily access reliable local data that is current.  We first encountered YourEconomy.org (YE) while at a retreat for entrepreneur support organizations at Read more…


Radically Rural 2019 Arts & Culture Track Summary by Arts Alive!

Submitted and Written by Jessica Gelter, Executive Director of Arts Alive! and Track Organizer of Radically Rural Arts & Culture Track. Session 1: Notes on the Magical History Tour Session 2: Notes on the Clemmons Family Farm Session 3: Notes on Burning Man Mini-mixers: Reflections


Commentary: The Birth of a Rural Summit

Radically Rural, a two-day focus on rural challenges and opportunity that’s staged in Keene, New Hampshire, in its second year drew over 600 people from 24 states to talk about such things as getting more charging stations for electric cars, how to find financing for farms that are too small for consolidated banks, and how Read more…



A ‘Radically Rural’ approach to sustaining communities

Summit in Keene will look at solutions to problems, issues facing small cities, towns September 12, 2019  Mary Ann Kristiansen Rural Americans are confident that major problems facing their local communities can be solved in five years, but most think they cannot be fixed without outside help.  So says the 2018 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Read more…


Radically Rural Summit to Feature Special Lunch at Keene Eatery

The public is invited to a special lunch at Machina Kitchen & ArtBar in Keene in September, in one of the many events planned for the upcoming Radically Rural summit. “Relate to Your Plate: A Working Lands Lunch” at the 9 Court St. eatery and event space is part of Radically Rural’s working lands track, Read more…


Isele to lead ‘experieneurship’ session at Radically Rural summit next month

An international leader in harnessing baby-boomers’ strengths and encouraging intergenerational cooperation will visit Keene for this year’s Radically Rural summit. The second annual two-day conference in September aims to address the qualities and challenges that define small-town communities. It’s co-hosted by The Sentinel and the Hannah Grimes Center for Entrepreneurship. Slated to speak at one Read more…


Radically Rural Summit Lands Two National Sponsors, Two Major Local Supporters

Two national foundations leading in the areas of entrepreneurship and journalism are backing the Radically Rural summit, a two-day conference in Keene’s downtown focusing on strengthening small cities and towns. This support — from the Ewing Marion Kauffmann Foundation and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation — joins major grants from C&S Wholesale Read more…


Hannah Grimes Center for Entrepreneurship Key Partners

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