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Path Finders is a weekly email newsletter featuring Q&A interviews with rural thinkers, creators, and doers. In each edition, you’ll hear from people doing creative work in rural settings or shedding light on some problem in rural life and suggesting solutions.

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Meet the Team

Olivia Weeks is the chief creative force behind the Path Finders newsletter. Her insightful interviews are where it all began. She grew up in West Frankfort, Illinois and first came to the Daily Yonder as a Rural Reporting Fellow.

Olivia previously worked as a news intern at the Provincetown Independent in Provincetown, Massachusetts and is currently a student at Harvard University.

Caroline Carlson is the producer of Path Finders. She is the Daily Yonder’s digital editor and hails from Viroqua, Wisconsin.

Caroline manages the Daily Yonder’s full portfolio of email newsletters, plus the visual bounty of our Instagram channel. She’s previously written for The Heavy Table, The Growler Magazine, Organic Valley, and more.

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