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What do rural Minnesotans think? Broadband is essential!

Yesterday the Minnesota Farmers Union unveiled their report – What Do Rural People Think? It is the distillation of 14 conversations in 14 rural communities held between March 27 and April 6, 2017. 326 more words


Cows Stole My Internet

Well, the cows were not actually hogging the wi-fi out in the field checking their social media accounts. Actually, they were streaming Netflix.

Okay, not really. 433 more words


Rural Social Work: Building and Sustaining Community Capacity (2nd edition)

Social workers are typically trained in an urban context and are unprepared for the difficulties and challenges of rural social work yet rural areas experience the greatest need for licensed… 59 more words


Urban sprawls and frayed ecosystems

As urban population continues to grow, peri-urban areas become the logical choice for additional housing, infrastructure and associated activities. Most  of the times this space is regarded as a ‘ 678 more words

Climate Change

Do Not Be Content With Showing Friendship In Words Alone...

…let your heart burn with loving-kindness for all who may cross your path. ~’Abdu’l-Bahá

Hey lovely people! Sorry for the radio silence. I was away camping. 202 more words


Backwater tour of Kerala

We took a six hour tour of the backwater of Kerala district. This is a relaxing time on a small covered boat which two men propel with long bamboo sticks. 759 more words