5 episodes

Providing news, information and support for all those involved in the essential work of rural business.

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Providing news, information and support for all those involved in the essential work of rural business.

    Episode 30: Sync.Space

    Episode 30: Sync.Space

    Heath Guinn is an entrepreneur, community advocate and strategist based in Northeast Tennessee. Guinn has launched multiple successful companies and his most recent project is Sync.Space, an entrepreneur center with accelerator programs geared toward startups considering Northeast Tennessee as a place to grow or expand their business. The idea is to connect innovative companies with […]

    • 36 min
    Episode 29: Rural Journalism

    Episode 29: Rural Journalism

    Community newspapers have served rural areas for hundreds of years, providing news and useful information to small-town residents. Local editors and reporters attend meetings, sporting events, and other community gatherings and provide an ongoing account of what’s happening in their town. Most papers are mainly supported by advertising dollars, but with economic struggles in many […]

    • 29 min
    Episode 28: Renovating a Small Town Building

    Episode 28: Renovating a Small Town Building

    Grace Pshigoda and her husband Ashley have worked hard to renovate a historic building in their hometown of Spearman, Texas. They turned the top floor of the 100-year-old structure into a three-room bed and breakfast and are opening the main floor for community meetings and events. The process wasn’t easy as the couple was told […]

    • 37 min
    Episode 27: Little House on the Feedlot

    Episode 27: Little House on the Feedlot

    Rachel Granstra is a young mom and business owner living with her husband, Brennan, and twin daughters in northwest Iowa. She’s been in the region her whole life, benefiting from growing up in a tight-knit rural setting in a faith-centered home. She always knew she wanted to follow in her mother’s footsteps and be able […]

    • 37 min
    Episode 26: A ‘Tuttie Fruttie’ Farm

    Episode 26: A ‘Tuttie Fruttie’ Farm

    Kristin Thompson’s passion for plants and the empowerment of growing her own food started from a young age and has been calling her ever since. She believes it is one of the most grounding and self-empowering things a person can do for themselves and wants to share it with others through highly nutritious organic produce. […]

    • 40 min