Understanding Rural Issues- The Monopolization of the Food Supply

In the age of the modern supermarket, it is easy to be blown away by the seemingly endless choices we have down every aisle for every type of food. Unfortunately, most consumers are not aware that a large percentage of our pantry comes from just a few huge corporations. Even worse- people are unaware of …

Talking With Rural People- Building Trust

Folks regularly approach  our executives and ask us a very similar set of questions in hopes of doing a better job to reach rural people. We figured that it would be a good time to start a series describing a few helpful hints on how to have better conversations with people from a town without …

Missouri Democratic Party Election 12/12/20

Unknown to many people outside of the daily arena of politics, our state party elected new executive leadership today.  Generally speaking, this is an exercise in patience and parliamentary procedure as prospective candidates whip votes in support. All that said, it is how we elect the folks that bear a portion of responsibility in moving …