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8 Reasons The County Fair’s Importance To Rural Communities Lives On

Do you know someone who questions the local county fair’s importance to the community.  County fair’s importance has been on my mind for a few years now. Mainly because I can see our local fair’s exhibits dropping at a number of local fairs I attend. Not only on the open class side but the youth 4-H & …

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5 Reasons Why Farmers Need Vacations, Too

Do you ever think about how much farmers need vacations, too? Farmers need vacations just like anyone else. It’s a common misconception that farmers work 365 days per year. I say this with observation and plenty of experience. No one works 365 days per year without a break to do what they want to do. …

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July 2016 Rural Photo Shoot in Washington State

I know you’ve been anticipating the July 2016 rural photo shoot. Here it is! July 2016 rural photo shoot was CRAZY. I was completely out of my element. In a brand new location, a huge rush to shoot, and super excited kiddos were the biggest reasons I didn’t capture very many quality photos. But, quality …

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Celebrating An All-American Rural Girl

How would you like to travel to a celebration of a spunky and independent American rural girl?  American rural girl Amelia Earhart’s hometown of Atchison, Kansas hosts an exciting birthday celebration in her honor every July. This weekend in July is known as “Amelia Weekend” around the northeast corner of the state of Kansas. Therefore, the …

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5 Reasons to Pick Local Summer Blueberries

Have you wondered if going to pick local summer blueberries is the right activity for you and your family? Pick local summer blueberries to enjoy fresh or freeze for later use. As the temperatures are just starting to heat up to normal July temperatures, it is finally beginning to feel like summer. I’m talking 100 …

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