Rural Business Features

Dairy farm finds way to thrive amidst tough market

Zero dollars. When they read the number on the check, their hearts sank. After a month of physically exhausting work, the owners of Duivenvoorden Farms received absolutely no money in return. That was thirteen years ago, when the northern … [More...]

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The Rural Business Show


Nisan Trotter is an entrepreneur, public speaker, author and owner of TROTFITNESS in Lewisburg, Penn. (population: 5,730). Trotter was raised in … [Read More...]

Episode 30: Sync.Space

Heath Guinn is an entrepreneur, community advocate and strategist based in Northeast Tennessee. Guinn has launched multiple successful companies … [Read More...]

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Center for Rural Affairs – “… a leading force engaging people to build a better rural future.”

Connected Nation – Develops and provides “the tools, resources, and methods that help states and communities create and implement solutions to their broadband and digital technology gaps.”

The Daily Yonder – “Provides news, commentary, and analysis about and for rural America.”

LISC – Aims “to invest more than $3 billion to catalyze opportunity for residents and communities.”

National Rural Housing Coalition (NRHC) – Fights “for better housing and community facilities for low-income rural families.”

Orton Family Foundation – “… focused on building stronger, healthier, and more economically vibrant small cities and towns across America.”

RCAC – “… provides training, technical and financial resources and advocacy so rural communities can achieve their goals and visions.”

Rethinking Rural – “…a national network of millennials dedicated to creating resiliently vibrant communities.”

Small Business Administration (SBA) – Helps “small business owners and entrepreneurs pursue the American dream.”

United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development – “… committed to helping improve the economy and quality of life in rural America.”

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