Whether it’s arts and entertainment, food, or recreation, the Daily Yonder is dedicated to highlighting the richness of life in rural communities. For the latest on rural culture and what’s happening across rural America, keep it locked here.
By one count, more than 50 rural communities offer some sort of incentive to entice new residents.
A grassroots organizer shares their perspective on the importance of getting in touch with one’s community, culture, and tradition.
For the country musicians who have followed in Haggerty’s footsteps, he played an essential role in bucking trends, opening doors, and making them feel welcome in the scene.
The roots of Appalachian communities run deeper than coal deposits, which sustained them for generations. Young leaders coming up in those mountains want to see them thrive once again, but this time the focus is on sustainability.
One year ago, we started keeping tabs on rural contributions to media, entertainment, and pop culture. Turns out, there’s often more than we can cover, plus lots of good stuff yet to come.