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A new report outlines rural policy recommendations focused on four major tenets: protecting people’s freedom to live and work safely; investing in infrastructure; reining in corporate greed and protecting workers, small businesses, and family farmers; and creating opportunities for a better future. (Photo via Shutterstock)
Here’s What Rural Leaders Say Their Communities Need

A new report outlines rural policy recommendations focused on four major tenets: protecting people’s freedom to live and work safely; investing in infrastructure; reining in corporate greed and protecting workers, small businesses, and family farmers; and creating opportunities for a better future.

NC Farmers
We Asked NC Farmers to Share What Gets Them Up in the Morning

And it’s not always the rooster. NC farmers are as diverse as the state itself. So we talked to them about their wins, their losses, and what drives them. 

Photo by Brandon Byrd via Rural Democracy Initiative
Rural Advocates Want to Take on Monopoly Power and Help Family Farmers

Participants of the 2023 Rural Policy Action Summit spoke about how to expand resources for those in rural communities, among other topics.